Sharing my good days and bad days

Finding Happiness in Mordor

Seth is a fine writer and makes an excellent point about looking beyond the problems and finding the blessings…

Seth Adam Smith

“Hey Seth! How are things in sunny California?” asked my friend on the phone.

Sunny California? We live in Mordor,” I answered, glumly looking out the window at a seemingly endless curtain of fog. For the fourth day in a row, the fog was hovering around our apartment in Daly City, a neighbor of San Francisco.

To be fair, we didn’t live in Mordor (the mythical kingdom of the evil Sauron from the Lord of the Rings), but our proximity to the ocean made us the recipient of a lot of fog—like…a lot of fog. In fact, I sometimes felt like the amount of fog we got would dishearten even the most earnest Steven King fan.

Needless to say, it was not the most ideal living situation.

But! Instead of wallowing in self-pity (for too long), I decided to try and make the best of my otherwise…

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