I made myself rather worked up this morning. On Facebook, I read a woman’s response to the comments made by Mr. Trump. I totally agreed with her, and I wanted to write my own response to those comments. I was really to the point of sitting down and writing an open letter to Mr. Trump. It was going to be an emotional, insulting, and an incredibly bold post. Then I remembered, not a day after those comments were released, I wrote More than. I wasn’t even thinking about Mr. Trump’s comments about women when I wrote it. And I think, that post itself is a big enough statement against any degrading comments.
I thought, instead of writing a post about how angry and upset I am, why not focus on the beautiful things still around me, and be happy? This election and political season is a freaking mess, and I need some pretty things to remind me of the goodness of the world.
-This incredible magician:
–My Father’s Favorite from Sense and Sensibility
–Amazing Grace performed with bagpipes
-This incredible moment:
-Sleeping with the windows open, and waking in a chilly room and warm sheets
–The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
–Ashokan Farewell (such a beautiful song to remember the Civil War)
-This example of appreciation of beauty: (America, why don’t we do this to see the stars?)
-Petrichor, which is the smell of earth after is rains
-This vase I made with tissue paper on a glass bottle:
–Lingus by Sparky Puppy
These are just a few things that help to keep me sane is all of the nastiness going on. I hope some of them reminded you of the goodness in this world.
Ciao for now,