Today I Love The Summer Rain

Today I love the summer rain, like this one we have today here in my home town with the warm south wind pushing and splattering droplets around. I love how fresh and warm it feels and only wish I could sit out on my porch and write in it.

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Today I Love Finding My Way Through

Today I love finding my way through life and feeling good about where I’ve been and what I’ve done. I love that we all have things in our past that we regret but in the same way that I have figured out how to find the things to love in the darkest of times,

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Today I Love The Happy Noises Of My Neighborhood

Today I love the noises of my neighborhood. I love the sounds of hockey sticks in driveways where kids are waiting for their bus. I love the sound of skipping feet as a dad wearing a little pink backpack walks his daughter to school holding her hand as she concentrates on skipping perfectly all the way down the street.

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Today I Love Democracy

Today I love democracy and the fact that every person of voting age, whether they are a student or the head of an international corporation, a crossing guard or the mayor of a major metropolis,

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Today I Love Gardening

Today I love gardening even though I’m not keen on the actual work since much of it has to do with being bent over and my body doesn’t do that as well as it used to,

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Today I Love This Ragged Lawn

Today I love this ragged lawn of dandelions and clover and maple saplings and some grass. I love that it is bio-diverse enough that I feel good about it. I love that it is going to get mowed today,

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Today I Love Rainy Mornings

Today I love rainy mornings that come with promises to clear up. I love that with any luck the weather will be clear enough that I can bail the dragon boat by lunch time and cut the lawn before dinner.

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