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Photo Friday: Why we can still feel good about the world

Election blues got you down? Fear of hurricanes and terrorism and Zika and economic collapse occupying too much space in your psyche?

The world may be going down the tubes, but there are still so many things to cheer our souls. For today’s Photo Friday, I dug up a bunch of images from the past year that remind me to be hardy, to laugh, and not to take life too seriously.

We can still feel good about the world…

  1. Because, as an adult, you can have cupcakes for breakfast.

    Yes, that is kale on the side of my cupcake.


  2. Because of dogs who think they are people


    Whatchoo lookin’ at?

  3. Because Deloreans are real. 


    Alas, no flux capacitor. yet. 

  4. Because sometimes younger cousins make some rad pizza.


    Well done, young grasshopper. 

  5. Because good friends aren’t afraid to go all out to dress up for a Renaissance murder mystery dinner party. 


    I’m wearing a thrift store.

  6. Because of Chicken Parm 


    I really, really miss New York sometimes. 

  7. Because sometimes it snows in the South. 

    Archie’s favorite day ever.

    The best day of my dog’s life.

  8. Because, Star Wars. 


    DIY Star Wars New Years Party

  9. Because Christmas. And people who go crazy with lights. 


    Crown Point, IN

  10. Because sometimes you get to give your Swedish friends their first Christmas Scavenger Hunt. Also dogs in Christmas Sweaters.


    They eventually found the ukulele.

  11. Because sometimes ordinary scenes become extraordinary.


    Sometimes, Nashville really shines.


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