I found myself kind of cranky and out of it earlier in the day. I was stressed out and mad at something unidentifiable, so I decided to scrawl out a list of everything that was getting under my skin at the moment.
Not two hours later, I received an e-mail form my husband, who was in a similar mood, except had decided to make a list of all the good things he could think of at the moment.
Lesson learned. I decided to try to keep track of what’s going right today.
In no particular order:
I was browsing on archive.org and decided on a whim to listen to a John Mayer concert without looking at the set list. I was actually enjoying the show and then the band started in on a totally rippin’ cover of Tom Petty’s “You Don’t Know How it Feels.” Joy ensued.
The $100 amazon gift card that I had sent to the wrong e-mail address yesterday was able to be returned/refunded to my amazon account, which is what I was trying to do in the first place. Whenever I get Visa or MC giftcards, I turn them into Amazon gift cards so I never have to worry about using up weird amounts on the card.
The blessed City of Corning picked up my recycling for the second time in a ROW. I usually have to call the nice lady at the work order center at noonish every other Wednesday to complain that my recycling is still outside.
This is a 4-day week for me – tomorrow is my “Friday.”
I have a great job.
I have a wonderful husband.
I am in good health, with 100% working parts.
I have a place to live, and am even so hopeful as to be looking at buying a house this year.
I have enough good music to keep my earbuds happy for a long, long time.
I am going on a sewing retreat this weekend with some super-cool quilters.
I actually spoke to a stranger in the elevator this morning, which is a very rare occurrence in these parts.