Happiness, quick routes toward

I read an article recently that said looking at their photos gives most people a mood boost.  Quick and simple:  nice.  I was feeling fairly cheerful at that moment anyway, but out of curiosity went and did a quick scroll through the camera roll on the diner’s iPad.  There was  a fair amount of work- related stuff.  Those two cases of tomatoes that came in bad, the case of broken jars of caramel sauce.  But also this– the deck I built myself out back last fall:  two pallets, two cans of spray paint, some shoveling and raking, a lawn chair from home and one from Dennis, and voila, a sunny place to sit with my morning cereal and coffee. It made me spectacularly pleased then–the doing of it and the use of–and yep, makes me pretty pleased now too.  My deck! There it is.  And sunshine, and cereal eaten outdoors.

Category: The Great Outdoors 2 comments »

2 Responses to “Happiness, quick routes toward”

  1. Sandra

    Nice to have you back

  2. Pam Gardner

    oh to be sitting there right now (in summer)!
    Hope your book is coming along


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