’Tis the season to be jolly — let's pay attention to the simple pleasures of life

It’s always the little things that make me truly happy, such as fresh peaches, rainbows and poking a tongue into tooth cavities

19 December 2021 - 00:00

This is my last column of this latest random 365-day cycle we call the 2021st year of our Lord. There is general unanimity about the fact that this has been a year just as bleak, if not more so, than the annus horribilis that was 2020 for most members of our species, Homo sapiens. It is also quite possible that I am surrounded by folks who are more prone to melancholy than most. And yet, I find myself in a particularly chirpy mood after a visit to the supermarket;

 ♫Deck the halls..

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