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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I went out to dinner with Iain and good friends last night, and we laughed a lot and took pictures under an exquisite moon, and I ate delicious gumbo and got a compliment on my top from our waitress, who is a lovely person studying to be a healthcare provider, and then I came home to two adorable dogs and two adorable cats, and curled up with them and my love to watch Marcos Rojo, who plays for Manchester United, score a winner for Argentina in the World Cup, and all of that was very good.

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