Yeah, as one of my law school professors liked to tell some of the students (never me), that title above means I have a “keen sense of the obvious” but no matter how obvious, it is nice to stop and think about all the wonderful things we should be thankful for in this life. We all know the standard family, friends, health and a roof over our heads but what about some odder things? I have a few things that I’m always thanking God as well as inventors for and by inventors, I also mean cooks and other creative folks.
For instance, I’m grateful for those cavemen (not the Geico ones) who first came up with the written word- even though they were pictographs. It was nice of them to create that for us.
I’m also eternally grateful for the person who first decided boiling an egg was a good idea and then decided adding a bit of mayo and mustard to make deviled eggs was an even better idea.
What about the man/woman who first thought of clothes? To keep us warm and cozy in the cold? I love that someone somewhere decided fabric could be made from wool off some sheep and thus help us survive. Let’s not talk about the poor, cold sheep though, okay?
One other odd thing I add to my list of thanks this week is thanks to Al Gore for inventing the internet so I can make y’all read this drivel. Wait. What? What do you mean that wasn’t Al Gore?
What weird and off the wall thing are you grateful to have in your life?