The Daily Grace
The Daily Grace


Nov 9, 2012 | god & grace | 2 comments

And I’ll have the Duck Fat Fries with the Aioli, Teresa said, and we all nodded Yum, we four girls, four women brought together by work, now four friends who talk mostly about Other Things. We were seated at that long metal table, the one in the window with the sunshine and the view to the sidewalk and the Late Autumn world beyond.

And then she raised her glass, my friend T, and said boldly:

I pronounce it the start of The Happy Season!

We laughed and clinked our iced tea glasses, and I smiled at my dear friend, knowing she was right, knowing the mere declaration made it so, feeling in my bones the happy that comes from simply laying claim to it.

Knowing happy is here. Knowing happy is now.



  1. Lauren Aull

    I love it! Happy season it is indeed… Staci Mathis and I were there just Tuesday evening after meeting with Teresa. Duck Fat Fries and a little red wine go very well together. Happy Season to you!

  2. Pam plowden

    Happy is good!! Duck fat fries stick in my throat. I can barely get the words out. 🙂

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