The Perfect End to My Day.

Today was a long day. Not bad, just long. School all day (in which I did not accomplish anything on my list of things to do), then staying after school to help a couple of students, followed by errands, a meeting, a quick drop in at my sister’s, and a trip to Target.

I was so exhausted by the time I got to Target that when I found one of the two items I needed and realized the other item was on the other side of the store, I sighed and gave up.

Next time, Pumpkin Spice M&Ms, next time.

I drove home from Target with heavy eyelids, wondering how I would get anything done at the late hour I was finally arriving home.

I channel surfed through the satellite radio stations and landed on one of my favorites–Broadway–and what I heard instantly made me smile and energized me.

“One Small Girl,” from the show Once on This Island. I thought of the students who played in that pit with me who are now at college, living their dreams, and I smiled. At the risk of being completely cheezy, I actually teared up a little.

I sat in my car to listen to the end of the song, and suddenly, I didn’t feel as tired.

I don’t know what it is about music that can cause such a change, but it’s not the first time it has, and I’m certain it won’t be the last. 

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  1. I'm sorry…I'm sure this post had a beautiful point, but I saw nothing after Pumpkin Spice M&Ms. Are you kidding me? How do I get my hands on those?! I guess it's good I'll be in CA this week so I can add them to my list of items to hunt down.

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