1: Melting snow
2: Sun-warmed dogs
3: Streaming sunlight
4: Soy lattes
5: Friend encounters (of the unexpected kind)
6: Toddler squeezes
7: Library books
A humble list of seven, yes, but not a swear word nor a despairing slump in any of them. (Unless you count the swear words uttered when the sun-warmed dog turned out to be a severely muddy-bellied and -footed dog as well, but not being a whiner twentyfourseven, I won't mention it).
Yes, there are good things happening and I will use my great reserves of Sheer Bloodymindedness to focus on them and not the grumbly grumpies. In this spirit then, it's only fitting to mention that Sunday saw a mammoth effort in reclaiming my creative space from slowly being sucked into some kind of black hole of irredeemable mess, scatter and mayhem. It is now all clear surfaces, neat piles and organisation. Here's a peek.