I’m a devoted listener to Gretchen Rubin’s podcast “Happier.” This morning, they were talking (again) about “Happiness 911” songs— those songs you listen to that, no matter what’s going on, can improve your mood. And I got to thinking about some for me:
My whirlwind tour of Italy approaches. I’ve had about 8 months to get ready, and here’s how I’ve spent it (exclusive of non-travel things)/what I’ve learned:
And the hits just keep on coming.
Over the weekend, I saw a post from the ex that I really thought I could build a life with. He’s never been much for Facebook (by which I mean that he has posted literally nothing since we broke up— I wasn’t even sure he was still on Facebook), so I wasn’t expecting to see it. Also, we dated more than six years ago, so I wasn’t thinking much about him at all.
My kitten, about whom I had no chill? He looked like he was getting better, when the vet called me the night that I brought him in. And I was feeling good about the fact that I was going to see him first thing in the morning, the next morning, when I was scheduled to bring he and the dog in.