I was thinking at about 8:30pm tonight, how I was at a virtual loss as to what to write about for today’s gratitude.
My usual back-up, the sunset? I hadn’t taken a pic. Damn. It hadn’t been anything extraordinarily vivid or eye-popping, but still, with it’s pink and orange-streaked hues that shone through the heavily cloudy sky, I knew it would have more than sufficed…. if there was photographic evidence.
I thought and I thought. I recalled the day. Looked around me for inspiration.
I deduced it to the most simplest of things.
“What is the most basic of things I can be grateful for…?”
And then, it just hit me. One of my most favourite things, which I am not overexaggerating, is most likely most other people’s favourite things.
Not only is it purple, one of my fave colours, but it is super soft and comfy, and sticks lovingly to my body…
Do you know how long I have had this nightgown for? 14 years. I don’t think I have owned an item of clothing AND worn it for that long, so that has to be some kind of major record. But I know it’s history so well, because it was bought for me by my best friend for my 21st birthday… and OMG, it has lasted the test of time. Just realising how old it is, yet how incredibly decent it looks, makes me appreciate it all the more.
(baby girl on the left, me on the right 🙂 )
Why replace something, when it fits so right, when it makes me so happy, and keeps me so warm?
Ahhh, the nightgown. Comfort at its finest 🙂
(Snuggling into it as I write…. 😉 )
Hands up if you love yours!