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What lifted your spirits today?

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GabriellaG54 Mon 23-Mar-20 07:30:40

This view from part of my morning run.
It's so uplifting to see a clear blue sky and the sun casting it's light over hills and houses, dappling all the new growth with fingers of warmth.
Only saw 2 peeps on other side of river who ๐Ÿ‘‹ and I did likewise.
Narrow boats and ducks and exercise and sunshine (albeit weak at that time of day)
Life is good. ๐Ÿ˜

GabriellaG54 Mon 23-Mar-20 07:31:39

Oops! forgot photo.

Oopsadaisy3 Mon 23-Mar-20 07:39:27

Well, it was lovely to see the sunshine, but Iโ€™ve been watching the news, which was probably a mistake because my good mood has pretty much evaporated.

Brunette10 Mon 23-Mar-20 07:48:42

Participating in the Good Morning thread, everyone is trying their best to be bright and cheerful in this damn awful situation we all find ourselves in. Nice we are all here for each other. Lets hope everyone feels the same. flowers

Kalu Mon 23-Mar-20 07:49:29

The promise of another sunny day which allows me to potter about in the garden, discovering new buds, plants emerging for another year bringing life to the garden again.

Fresh air, exercise and coffee breaks al fresco. Bliss๐ŸŒž

tanith Mon 23-Mar-20 07:57:02

Seeing the blue sky and sunshine Iโ€™ll be taking a long walk after breakfast.

Laughterlines Mon 23-Mar-20 07:59:38

Heard Italy seems in slightly better situation today. Hurrah

Beechnut Mon 23-Mar-20 08:00:11

Waking up to sunshine ๐ŸŒž

Missfoodlove Mon 23-Mar-20 08:17:16

Sunshine and a load of seeds to plant!
Itโ€™s time to get my vegetables going ready for a summer harvest.
I will pick the last of my winter spinach and kale to make soup.
Also a little bonus we had a call yesterday to say the rest of our wine would be delivered..... we forgot we had paid for some wine weeks ago but they had only stock to fulfil part of the order.

Calendargirl Mon 23-Mar-20 08:42:22

This relates to yesterday really, but my amaryllis, which DD who lives in Oz sent to me years ago, came out in beautiful flowers. Just seemed so appropriate for Mothering Sunday.

GabriellaG54 Mon 23-Mar-20 09:46:23

I agree with all your comments. A dreadful situation and we can be forgiven for being worried and downbeat.
Let's carry on doing our best and taking what small pleasures we can from each day, and we'll hopefully boost our mental health and keep our spirits up.
I tidied my outdoor pots after brekkie and now going to plant herbs in pots.
Enjoy your day, whatever you're up to. ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ˜

Gaunt47 Mon 23-Mar-20 09:55:42

Reasons to be cheerful 1 2 3
Saw a bumblebee buzzing around my little garden this morning. Hope it finds nourishment somewhere because there's nothing out yet!
The thought that seagulls might revert to their 'proper' feeding grounds now rather than mugging visitors for their chips and ice cream around the harbour. Because there are only a few visitors.
The sun is shining.

Wheniwasyourage Mon 23-Mar-20 10:32:59

The live news stream on the BBC site has an alternative stream of good news with stories of people doing positive and caring things. Cheered me up. sunshine

Calendargirl Mon 23-Mar-20 10:35:58

Lovely sunny day, two lots of washing blowing in the wind, a good wash day always puts me in a good mood.

Franbern Mon 23-Mar-20 10:38:05

Avoiding the News, but lovely seeing blue sky and sunshine. And, Nature is continuing, trees in bud, flowers coming up, birds nesting, squirrels around local park.

M0nica Mon 23-Mar-20 10:41:44

The bright sunshine and spring flowers.

Happygirl79 Mon 23-Mar-20 10:48:14

Seeing a very young couple deep cleaning the bus shelter nearby to help protect others
It made me tearful

BlueSapphire Mon 23-Mar-20 10:59:16

Getting a Sainsbury's priority delivery slot tomorrow! I have just done my order.

And hanging out the washing for the first time this year on a lovely spring morning.

Anniebach Mon 23-Mar-20 11:16:33

Looked on our local news site, photograph of snow on the top
of one of our mountain ridge was posted, someone said
โ€˜ thatโ€™s where all the loo rolls have goneโ€™

anna7 Mon 23-Mar-20 11:54:32

I am looking after my son's dog today and seeing him chase a bee round the garden made me smile smile

GabriellaG54 Mon 23-Mar-20 12:12:07

That made me smile ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„

MerylStreep Mon 23-Mar-20 12:26:16

I've just come in from our Close chat. I live in a small Close so the only traffic here is people who live here.
Today 6 of us took a garden chair and a cup of tea down to the end and sat (apart) and put the world to rights.

cornergran Mon 23-Mar-20 12:35:07

A walk in the sunshine along the river. No one about. Bliss

Greyduster Mon 23-Mar-20 12:55:57

The news that GS had a brilliant grade in the English exam he took just before school shut. And the fact that the sun is shining!

rubysong Mon 23-Mar-20 13:44:03

Pottering about in the garden and greenhouse. Putting in some seeds and putting some plants out in the sunshine to start hardening off.