Surely something good happened to you today

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by rhubarbodendron, Aug 21, 2018.

  1. rhubarbodendron

    rhubarbodendron Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    To balance the "things that frustrate us" thread I'd like to revive a topic that used to be very popular at a different board (KHCMB, in case you wondered)
    It's not good to always look at the gloomy side of life but one ought to look on the bright side at least once a day.

    What really made my day today is a youtube clip that I just discovered 5 mins ago: a centennarian and former chorus girl sees herself on film for the very first time. It's absolutely heartwarming to see how an apathic husk of a person suddenly becomes alert and lively, takes an interest and goes with the music.
    The people who dug up those old music videos deserve a medal!


    So - what made your day today? Share with us!


    (Note to mods: I deliberately inserted the link both as video and as a hyperlink. Dunno about the other users but with my OSs and browsers both at my office and at home embedded videos are invisible to me whereas hyperlinks are always shown in a post)
     
  2. Butters

    Butters Commodore Commodore

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    Good call, been meaning to start something similar myself.

    Today, I inched, infinitesimally, toward the acquisition of an appropriately sized family home. So that was good.
     
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  3. Timewalker

    Timewalker Cat-lovin', Star Trekkin' Time Lady Premium Member

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    Another forum I belong to has had a Rants thread and a Raves thread (bad stuff and good stuff) for years now, so it's nice to see them here as well.
     
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  4. Scribble

    Scribble Commodore Commodore

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    I'm squealing inside.

    I'm sorry, I cannot say what it is, but one person has made me a very, very, very happy camper. Totally unexpected, too.
     
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  5. Refuge

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    I think I'm having a good hair day.
     
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  6. USS Firefly

    USS Firefly Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I am still very handsome which is good.
    And my new born son let me sleep for almost 5 hours last night without crying.
     
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  7. Twilight Phoenix

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    I had an appointment to the ophtalmologist to get a prescription for new glasses (since they were stolen). The doctor looked at my eye, the one which went through laser to fix its cornea, and said it was healing perfectly :3
    I also found new glasses that fit my expectations and tastes ! I'm going to a second shop tomorrow to have other options, and I'll take my decision by the afternoon. So I would have new glasses by next week \o/
     
  8. Random_Spock

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    Just found a new computer charger! Thankfully Staples carries them. It's getting harder and harder to find ones that work with Gateway computers.
     
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  9. TribbleFeeder

    TribbleFeeder The Real Kim Cardassian Premium Member

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    Well...I absolutely love positive threads. Thanks for starting this @rhubarbodendron !

    Unfortunately today kind of stunk. Of course I have a bad day the day this thread was started :lol:

    My doggy was here cuddling with me though. That was nice.

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  10. Butters

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    A bought a clove of smoked garlic to go in tonight’s dinner, but I could just sit sniffing it.

    Wonderful stuff.
     
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  11. Scribble

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    Not a fan of smoke flavoring for anything, but I love love love garlic.
     
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  12. TribbleFeeder

    TribbleFeeder The Real Kim Cardassian Premium Member

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    Today was better. Got a good deal of work done. I feel productive.
     
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  13. Velocity

    Velocity Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I didn't have to get up early today. Wonderful!
     
  14. Scribble

    Scribble Commodore Commodore

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    I got about 15 hours of sleep last night. Of course, I'd been up for about 34 hours or so previous to that.

    On top of that, I've accomplished a LOT in this house today. Much-needed cleaning and organizing.

    Depending on how long I'm up after my housemate goes to bed, I hope to get a bunch of CG work done and perhaps even have something tomorrow to show someone I'm working with.
     
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  15. Butters

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    Being reminded that this coming Monday is a bank holiday was nice. Three day weekend ahead, and payday tomorrow. Win win.
     
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  16. Wereghost

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    I encountered this very pleasing YouTube clip today. It’s from a 2014 event featuring Billy Joel and guests:

     
  17. TribbleFeeder

    TribbleFeeder The Real Kim Cardassian Premium Member

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    My mother in law and nephew came over to swim. Fred played in the sand all day next to the pool.

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  18. Gary Mitchell

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    I've always thought that Fred was a good name for a dog.
     
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  19. TribbleFeeder

    TribbleFeeder The Real Kim Cardassian Premium Member

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    Me too! He took to it pretty quickly. He’s a good dog, very affectionate. He’s super protective though. No ones allowed to hug me :lol:
     
  20. Gary Mitchell

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    He wants you all to himself. Smart doggy. He knows from where the kibble (and smooches) flows.
     
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