Karma is an amazing equalizer.
Today was not a hard day. It was not a particularly long day. It was not one of those days that questioned my stamina, my strength, or my resolve. It was not even extraordinary in the weather. Today was a completely mediocre, nondescript, nonevent of a day if there ever was one.
When I arrived home, I noticed a package on my doorstep, and my mailbox was bulging.
The bag on my front porch was clearly marked from The Gap, making me guffaw with surprise. Someone, it seems, thought I deserved those pants, coupon be damned. Someone sent me a bag full of happy, including those size 12 curvy pants that I loved so much a week ago.
I’ve often called her my own personal Mondo Beyondo, but frankly, she’s better. Her photography just makes you realize how she can find beauty in the everyday, a skill I wish I had. Thank you, Cass.
My mailbox held a bag with loopy cursive. Scrawling, pretty handwriting that I don’t have and often envy. Inside, were a pair of olive Toms shoes and a gift card to Kroger. Someone had won the shoes, but had sent them to me instead. Someone is a firm believer in karma.
When she won an all-expenses paid cruise last year, I told her that no one deserved it more.. and I meant it. Samantha Jo is one of those people you want in your corner, with her sunny optimism and unfailing humor. Thanks, Samantha Jo.
And really, although these are AMAZINGLY thoughtful, I run with an online crowd that this is not out of the ordinary for. They believe in support from afar, proving to all of the naysayers that online relationships .. friendships.. are, in fact, real. I know that when I have a question, complaint, or snark, I can email this bunch of women and will be safe. I will be loved, I will be supported, and I will not be alone.
Thank you so much for being you.