60,000-79,999 SparkPoints 61,576

What Constitutes a Wonderful Day?

Sunday, October 14, 2012

First off I woke up to kisses from my two grandchildren. (They are with us every other weekend). Then my husband and I drove to downtown Boston to see The Dalai Lama at the Copley Marriott. (He had purchased the tickets for my birthday). First we were treated to about a half hour of songs from James Taylor. "You Can Close Your Eyes" and "You've Got a Friend " were two of the ones he sang.

"Hey ain't it good to know that you've got a friend?
People can be so cold. They'll hurt you and desert you.
Well, they'll take your soul if you let them, oh yeah, but don't you let them."
(Great little mantra for SP I was thinking!)
Then the Dalai Lama came on stage with a standing ovation!
Topic of the day: "Beyond Religion, Ethics, Values and Well Being."
Very dynamic speaker. Emphasizes compassion, holistic thinking, embodying the mind and the heart. How we are all connected. With more compassion, there would be less world turmoil. This is the second time I have heard him speak and first for my husband. We were certainly awed by his presence and truly inspired by his words.

Then off to an art store so I could buy some supplies.
Lastly, dinner at a favorite restaurant. Now home to enjoy the rest of the evening.
That is what constitutes a wonderful day!
To all, hope your day was wonderful too!
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
  • -BENI-
    How nice!! Sounds like it was truly a good day!
    2038 days ago
  • HAGIN2010
    What a great and wonderful day. So glad you had such a good time.
    2042 days ago
    I've seen James Taylor in concert, but never seen the Dalai Lama in person. Good for you. Glad you had such a wonderful experience. Probably a lot more memorable than meeting "Thomas the Train" and "Sir Topam Hatt" which is what I was up to. :-)
    2043 days ago
    What a great event you went to and you got to see James Taylor, you lucky dog! I would definitely have walked away with upbeat, positive feelings from an event like that.

    2043 days ago
    I agree with you sounds a fun day and good memories as well emoticon
    2043 days ago
    I heard on the news about the Dalai Lama. It does sound like a wonderful day. I would have loved to see him in person. I am originally from New England...Connecticut. I miss the fall there.
    2044 days ago
    Wow! That does sounding a wonderful day! Too cool!!
    2045 days ago
  • SUNSHINE99999
    Wonderful indeed. I hope you have a great week. My wife and I visited the New England area a couple of years ago (25 anniversary) for the first time and had a great time. We walked the freedom trail, rode the subway, and all that tourist stuff. emoticon
    2045 days ago
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment

    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.