Needs Must, And So On

Today I’m thankful for small periods of perfection.

I was having a particularly trying day at work last week.  I left at midday to get food.  I mostly needed to get out of the building.  It was utterly perfect, for me, as soon as I stepped through the door.  A light rain had just started and the smell was intoxicating, especially mixed with the greenery around.  There’s a church on the other side of the road and their bell started ringing.  It was still and exquisite.  For about five seconds.  As I rounded the building I heard a hard-of-hearing colleague on a call.  They are lovely, but notably loud.  They’d agree with the sentiment.  I laughed harder than I’ve laughed in a while at the sheer absurdity of it.  It was I needed, when I needed it.

Cake Or Death

Today I’m thankful for Eddie Izzard.

Everything I’ve found indicates Eddie prefers masculine pronouns so those are what I’ll use.  I really enjoy his stand-up.  I’ve got a loopy sense of humor and deep appreciation of the absurd.  He specializes in both.  His take on why the Church of England didn’t have an Inquisition still makes me laugh and I first heard it 5 or 6 years ago.  It’s a not entirely impossible explanation.

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