Yesterday I went on an out of town date day with my wife. We started with #CRInside at the prison, then went to see #MikeBirbiglia at a theater in LA, then had dairy free ice cream and gluten/soy/dairy free pastries on Larchmont Street, then finished it off with a nice dinner out (using gift certificates, thank you very much!) It was a beautiful day, but I’m choosing to focus on at event that happened right after we finished eating dinner. As I said, this day was already fantastic and required no embellishment, but as Bev walked across the room to go to the restroom she bent over and held up a prize that she found.
A lot of folks might expect that it was a bill of some sort. Perhaps a fiver or maybe even a twenty. Her level of joy could have been reached with something small like a one dollar bill or perhaps a quarter. But I knew better. I know my wife and she knows me. She had found a penny on the ground and it was now ours!
No matter what is happening around you. No matter how massive, trivial, or even paltry, find reasons to…