Ah spring! Driving Jackson to school this morning I saw the most amazing sunrise. The view down 83rd street with the orange sky, blue clouds, pink magnolia trees, green grass, white dogwoods, and the yellow daffodils was too beautiful for words. After a long cold winter, to see so much LIFE at once is almost overwhelming.[...]
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My favorite podcast, “Pop Culture Happy Hour” ends their show with each member saying what made them happy the previous week. The rule is that it must be something anyone could enjoy if they chose (i.e., books, movies, twitter feeds, albums).
So, here’s what’s making the Brightwell family happy recently:
Michelle: Caleb and I are reading The Hunger Games trilogy this summer, which are such thought-provoking books. I don’t know if they’re making me happy, but I am enjoying our discussions. However, Betty Rae’s Ice Cream in Waldo and Headrush Roasters Coffee and Tea in Briarcliff Village are definitely making me happy.
Elizabeth (age 16): I recommend Nancy Ajram. She’s a Lebanese singer whose music I was recently introduced to by an Israeli friend of mine.