Good Morning!

The world is a difficult place.

War rages in the Middle East and Ukraine.

In Washington, Congress seems paralyzed.

Here at home we battle over a garden, a baseball field, and whether our schools are ranked #1, #2 or #56.

It’s easy to forget what Westport is blessed with.

We are fortunate to live in a wonderful town. We are surrounded by active, involved, intelligent, creative people. Old and young, they do remarkable things, in many ways, every day.

And let’s not forget the beauty that is nearly everywhere.

The other morning, Philip Keane captured a bit of that wonder. As we wake up to another morning that may end in conflict, anger or anxiety, take a few moments to reflect on a few of the things that make us smile.

(All photos/copyright Philip Keane)

24 responses to “Good Morning!

  1. Carolyn Marcato

    Thank you for this
    Lovely post.

  2. Amen!

  3. Betty-Lynn White

    Thank you.

  4. A good time for Maya Angelou:
    “This is a wonderful day. I have never seen this one before.”

  5. Thank you for resetting the perspective, Dan.

  6. Wise words, Dan.

  7. Absolutely beautiful.

  8. Susan Siegelaub Katz

    Very nicely said, Dan. A good way to start my morning.

  9. Julie Van Norden

    Thanks Dan!

  10. Vanessa Bradford

    Than you for the inspiring words and images!

  11. Ina B. Chadwick

    Poetic. Insightful. A post that brings a meditative morning calm. Thank you.

  12. Jimmy Izzo RTM29

    Thank you Dan! Beautiful Post!

    • Jimmy, I see here you are embracing being a member of the RTM 29. the group that took away rights of citizens to petition the town’s government. Taking away or limiting rights shouldn’t really be a badge of honor. But, you be you.

    • Giddy Fitzgerald

      Jimmy, great job on the ‘transparency’.. Keep up the good work.

  13. Thank you.

  14. Amen 🙏

  15. Carolanne Curry

    it is simply the beauty of it all that we can share here in Westport
    when we take the moment….. and let that moment become a part of us….the joyous heart of us.

  16. Dan – thank you.

  17. Linda Pomrtantz Novis

    Thanks Dan,and for Everyone here-

  18. Thanks Dan. We do forget how lucky we are to be alive, free and living in such a magical place.
    Thanks for the reminder

    • Bobbi, as another reminder, please use your complete name. Dan’s rules.

      • Bert Simpson Twombly

        Thanks for correcting the oversight Bobbi. My middle name is Simpson. I’ll make sure all future comments comply with policy.

  19. We are truly blessed to live in such freedom and beauty!

  20. Thanks for reminding us!

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