Saturday, 28 February 2009

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Walking down Myrtle Avenue, within in a half mile stretch, I saw ten different stores that had gone out of business.

And a couple of weeks ago, while we were going to the pharmacy, we saw a store being backed up and closed because it, too, went out of business. It was a family business, and the woman who worked the counter was wiping down the windows for the last time and crying as we passed by. I didn't have to wonder what she was crying about.
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"It is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation which give happiness."
- Thomas Jefferson


5 Things That Were Good About Today
1. It's Saturday
2. Yummy dinner made by the Boy!
3. Naptime. I love naptime.
4. Walking down Myrtle Avenue (even with the closed stores that were sad)
5. Talking with [livejournal.com profile] tptigger. Talking with her always gives me great glee.

3 Things I Did Well
1. Went out and walked and got at least some nominal exercise
2. Was diplomatic and smoothed some ruffled feathers over some drama
3. Gleeposted!

2 Things I Look Forward To
1. Continuing to gleepost and keep my word for Lent
2. Getting some writing done.

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