There's nothing quite like a visit to the dentist, a spike in the tire, a deal falling apart and a migraine setting in to bring on a good old fashioned cry. But I decided instead to start being grateful, right in the middle of a near meltdown. I am grateful for novocaine. I am grateful for tire repair shops and a husband who doesn't mind rescuing me now and then. I am grateful for the ability to spin many plates. I am grateful for ice packs when my head hurts. You get the idea. Maybe you already do this? My instincts are to do the opposite. But this time, THIS TIME I made myself list things I was thankful for.
By the end of the day, that train had turned around and the snowballs and near tears became one lovely thing after another. Well I'll be darned. And now I am grateful for the ability to be grateful. And for this outrageously quirky video, which tickles my fancy. Who knew there were recorder players with music videos?
5/2/2018 08:59:28 am
First of all, AWESOME SENSE OF HUMOR, Vladimir! Oh my gosh, that video warmed my heart in a most welcome way.
5/2/2018 09:38:00 am
ha ha! Somehow I knew you would get Vladimir! He reminds me of Squidward on SpongeBob...dorky yet adorable.
5/2/2018 09:55:08 am
Great painting and awesome job turning around a crappy day!
5/2/2018 12:02:07 pm
Carl! Thanks, friend! Sometimes I do the smart thing. Most times not, but practice, practice, practice and I just might get better at thinking GOOD thoughts!
5/2/2018 11:05:35 am
Like Dotty I love your art and writings! Also glad that you were able to turn around your day. We sometimes let our thoughts run away in our head and make things worse than they are.. I have one of those Princeton brushes, love it. Hope to buy one of those wedges.
5/2/2018 12:01:25 pm
Carol! Thank you so SO much! So I will put a Princeton brush on my wish list then! And yep, thoughts become things. So I am going to focus on the good ones. :)
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