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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thankful Thursday 6/22/2017

Yesterday I posted this to Facebook:

Some mornings are rough with Lyft, but most mornings are pretty good. Today my driver came from Philadelphia and when I hopped into his car, I noticed his poop emoji stuffie on his dashboard. I giggled and said, "I love the poop emoji sitting on your dashboard! My dad loved the poop emoji." He laughed and said I could have it to give to my dad.
I didn't think he was serious. During the ride we had a conversation and he mentioned he was from Abu Dhabi. I told him I wanted to visit one day, the UAE in general, and he was telling me all about his home town.
I digress, as soon as he dropped me off at the train station. He handed me the poop emoji and I thanked him in Arabic. Day made!
(Also my Jiffy recipe book - a free order - was in the mail box this morning!)



I still feel really thankful about being given that poop emoji. After a bad day on Tuesday, being given that little gift on Wednesday made my day. I know it sounds silly.


Today is also 18 years since Significant Other was released. This was my CD during the summer of 2001, back when I had to listen to edited music. Korn was the first CD I bought unedited in March 2013 when I was allowed to finally purchase unedited music. I'm not sure why I didn't replace my Limp Bizkit CDs with unedited ones, but I found Significant Other in Repo Records on Saturday for $1.99. Couldn't pass it up and have been listening to it ever since.







What are you thankful for today?

3 comments:

  1. Hi, Jessica Marie!

    I envy you, dear friend. After seeing that cute brown poop emoji, I want one of my very own! In fact, I want a whole family of poop emojis, including babies! :) It really is cute and it was an awesome surprise that the Lyft driver gave it to you. His generosity was no doubt inspired by your open minded friendliness, creating a win-win scenario. That type of interaction is what the world needs now.

    I remember Korn and Limp Bizkit. They were two of the bands responsible for changing my taste in music back then, allowing me to temporarily set aside my oldies and try a brand new sound and style.

    Happy Thankful Thursday to you, dear friend JM!

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    1. Hi, Shady!

      My dad loves the poop emojis too and maybe for his birthday I'll give him the poop emoji family. I will admit, they make me smile too. :)

      I started listening to Limp Bizkit first, summer 2000. I was 11. Korn followed soon after, at 12. I can honestly say that is when I started to really get into music - they influenced me. Eminem too.

      Hope you have a great weekend, dear friend!

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