Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Daily Dose of Gratitude #4: Inauguration Edition

Hurrah for a new beginning in D.C. ! Here are the things I am most grateful for today:

1. Elizabeth Alexander's inaugural poem.

2. Petaluma market employee making fresh-squeezed orange juice in the sunny alley behind the store, the scent of oranges on the breeze.

3. A new Indian restaurant, a 5 minute walk from my front door, and the anticipation of trying it for the first time.

4. A good friend who shows up at your house after you've had a lousy few days, bringing red wine, knitting, and gossip.

5. Actually caring about the inauguration, the new president, and politics for the first time in forever.

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