Gratitude List 1105: Public Solitude, Frou-Frou Coffee, Friends, Oranges, and a Kind Woman

  1. The solitude of people-watching alone in a quiet cafe.

  2. The amazing privilege it is to be able to drink a frou-frou coffee at all.

  3. Friends who check in on you after acquitting yourself in a somewhat messy fashion.

  4. A bag of oranges sweetening the air.

  5. The woman who always smiles and greets me when I’m out walking even though she knows I never carry the cash she used to ask me for. (This is a reminder to me to carry some cash for the next time I run into her.)

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