'Ff'lo (fflo) wrote,

nice day surprise

The big surprise for me today wasn't that I really didn't need a coat when I headed out to the Jefferson Mark-up at midday; it was that I was actually, after all, able to enjoy that little surprise. Ya see, for weeks I've been prepping myself for the shame of it all when the first really nice day came and I was still (as I was sure I'd be) morose and downcast; chuckle-free; most worthy of my title as Queen of Mudville.

But lo; behold: I actually took some pleasure! Waltzed down the street chatting with an unlikely coworker for me to be hangin' with on a break. Talked a bit about the dire state the country's in and still felt good. Picked out a few funny little toys for my 5 year-old charge-to-be and sauntered back, marvelling at this most predictable of rebirths, the changing of seasons.

Once inside I threw open a window and took a minute to watch the crazy playground shenanigans next door. Those kids---what do they think about this business? How many of these transitions can they even remember?

I am happy to be alive this day.

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