One day last week was Bosses Day in the U.S. and, for purposes of this blog entry, most importantly, in Chicago where my daughter works.
Anyway, she received the beautiful flowers above, and receiving them was a happy surprise for her. Probably all happiness is simply happiness, and I should not call some happinesses little and others big. Yes, happiness is happiness. I learn as I write.
In addition to Lauren's happiness at receiving the beautiful bouquet, she was also happy that she had just had a manicure so her fingernails also looked good in the picture!
In the small town in Iowa where Lauren lived before, manicures were not part of her life. Now she lives in the big city.
When I asked her about this, she said to me: