Almost a week into my fiftieth year, and things have been… interesting. Not nearly as interesting as my dear friend thinkum (suffice to say Murphy was not kind to her), but still enough to give me pause. I’m finding that looking for the bright side of every situation helps me stay centered and calm (calm for me, anyway… *grin*).
For example –
Life – Family member ends up in the emergency room.
Bright Side – Family member was at a friend’s house when they had their issue, so they were able to get immediate medical attention (they are okay, but still undergoing tests).
Life – Bessie, our dear old car, started overheating, and her A/C is DOA.
Bright Side – Our amazing landlords loaned us their vehicle so we could travel to see the family member in the hospital without roasting/breaking down.
Life – My crippling monthly visitor arrived just in time for my birthday.
Bright Side – The timing (among other things) finally convinced me to make an appointment to get the surgical ball rolling.
Here’s to everyone finding a way to make lemonade outta lemons –