I’ll Keep My Eyes Fixed on the Sun

I’ve been in little bit of a funk the last couple of days and I’m sitting here in my favorite coffee shop with a bit of writer’s block. I mean, I’m not required to write on this blog. Hell, I don’t even know who reads this blog. Writing in this blog makes me feel happy nonetheless, and it drives me to learn new things, which also makes me happy. That’s why I do it.

This morning got off to a rough start and Jim helped me get the peanut butter Kongs ready for the dogs before he left. I came out to see that Mr. Doc had eaten ALL of the peanut butter out of both Kongs while I was getting ready and he just sat there with his wide eyed little face looking at me like he did nothing wrong. At least Doc is having a good morning. We should take notes. Eat all of the peanut butter and you, too, will feel good.

If only it was that simple.

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These two make me smile every day.

The thing is, it is that simple. The hard thing is remembering that. Here are a few little reasons that I know that the day is going to be turned around.

As I mentioned, I’m sitting here in my favorite coffee shop, drinking my favorite iced coffee and working on something that I enjoy. I can actually feel my mood changing the further I make my way down the page.

SEPHORA on the 16th Street Mall opens today! I will be taking a long lunch break and spending time ogling my first true love, black eyeliner.

Also, the sun is shining! We’ve had a few days of haze and cooler weather here in Denver due to wildfires. Coming from a city with limited days of sunshine (I’m talking to you Pittsburgh) to a city with 300 days of sunshine, I can 100% tell you that the evidence and the folklore is true. Sunshine makes you happier.

To round it out, Cage the Elephant released a kick ass acoustic album that I have been rocking out to all week and will continue to rotate throughout the weekend. I have a mantra that comes from one of their songs and it’s fitting for a day like today. Take it for a spin with me…

I’ll keep my eyes fixed on the sun ☀️




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