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365 Reasons to Smile – Day 20

For a man who has an extremely long commute to work, my husband doesn’t seem to mind spending time in his car.

He drives our kids crazy when he takes side roads rather than the interstate, which is generally the fastest way to get from here to there in our town.

He  drives me crazy when he reaches our destination but leaves the engine running even after we’ve stopped.

And he drives all of crazy when he is so caught up in his own thoughts that he misses turns and exits.

He’s not just directionally challenged, he is one of the most unhurried people in the world.

I learned that lesson early in our relationship when I told him that he had his own theme song:  “Take the Long Way Home” by Supertramp.

Almost two decades later, that song has stuck, and whenever I hear it, I think of him.

And that always makes me smile.

Day 20: Personal Theme Songs     Day 19:  Summer Clouds

Day 18: Bartholomew Cubbin’s Victory

Day 17:  A Royal Birth        Day 16:  Creative Kids

Day 15: The Scent of Honeysuckle   Day 14: Clip of Kevin Kline Exploring His Masculinity

Day 13: Random Text Messages from My Daughter     Day 12:  Round Bales of Hay

Day 11:  Water Fountains for Dogs    Day 10: The Rainier Beer Motorcycle Commercial

Day 9: Four-Leaf Clovers  Day 8: Great Teachers We Still Remember

Day  7:  Finding the missing sock   Day 6:  Children’s books that teach life-long lessons

Day 5: The Perfect Photo at the Perfect Moment     Day 4:  Jumping in Puddles  

Day 3: The Ride Downhill after the Struggle Uphill    Day 2: Old Photographs

Day 1: The Martians on Sesame Street