Discussion Thread: Good Things

One of the ways we resist the demoralization and despair in which exploiters of fear like Trump thrive is to keep talking about the good things in our lives.

Because, even though it feels very much (and rightly so) like we are losing so many things we value, there are still daily moments of joy or achievement or love or empowering ferocity or other kinds of fulfillment.

Maybe you've experienced something big worth celebrating; maybe you've just had a precious moment of contentment; maybe getting out of bed this morning was a success worthy of mention.

News items worth celebrating are also welcome.

So, whatever you have to share that's good, here's a place to do it.

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Shakers, I just accomplished a rare and glorious feat: The only dirty laundry is the clothes I am wearing. Every other item of clothes is washed, dried, and put away neatly where it belongs.

And better yet, Iain accomplished the same thing with his laundry last night.

It's basically the Transit of Venus of household chores.

If you're an adult human being who can manage to stay on top of their laundry, first of all, congratulations, and second of all, you probably don't understand why this is a big deal. But trust that for someone with chronic laundry disorganization, this achievement has given me a feeling of nothing less than incandescent bliss, lol.

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