Day 29: What delighted you most recently?

From rage to delight—today’s prompt is to write about something that’s delighted you recently.

Maybe it was great service in a shop, or from a business. Maybe someone did something lovely for you.

Here’s mine.

Just before Christmas, I saw a lamp in a local second-hand shop and fell in love with it. It was Turkish style, very colourful, and I pointed it out to Joe, thinking I’d go looking for it sometime.

Then I promptly forgot about it.

On Christmas Day, I had a big box to open—and inside it was my lamp! Only it wasn’t my lamp. What really delighted me was that Joe had gone to find it, but it had been sold. So he went on a mission around the local antiques shops (and we have a lot of them here) and found a very similar lamp for me.

I love it. But mostly I love him for delighting me.

Set your timer for 5 minutes, and write about something delightful. Then share it if you’d like!



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