We were at the pool with the Big Man’s parents, and she said to me, “You know what I was just thinking? ‘I’m in the pool, it’s summer, I’m nine years old, I’m wearing a very cute bathing suit, and my grandmother is asking me if I want anything to eat or drink.’” Her meaning was clearly — life just doesn’t get better than this.
This observation shows an admirable grasp of two of the four stages of happiness – savoring and expression (the other two are anticipation and reflection). Also gratitude.
I’m so proud.
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