A few weeks ago I made my first, and only, purchase thus far at my new place of employment. Which in itself, is a feat, for I spend all day surrounded by stellar outdoor gear. Fortunately, this time of year, most of the aforementioned gear is winter coats and hunting gadgets and stuff I don’t need nor want. But anyway, back to my purchase.
I bought a winter hat. But not just any winter hat: a handmade-in- Nepal wool hat. I like to imagine this hat was stitched by a weathered, yet happy, Grandma type, with wool from a Yak that has helped Sherpa adventurers on their way to summit Everest. And the hat contains the bad-ass-ness of that mountain peak and all whom have tackled it, complete with the eerie music, like this:
I am a sucker for cliche motivational sayings and pictures, which is why I’m almost certain “Pinterest” was created just for me. (I say “almost” because of all of those recipes, household organization ideas, and crafty stuff that infiltrate my motivational goodness). On that site, in addition to “101 things to do with an empty paper towel roll” are a plethora of “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”pictures. Like this one.
Excuse the educated response, but….duh.