Saturday, August 15, 2020

August Happiness Challenge -- Day 15

Today's happiness -- Getting my geek on. I found a PBS documentary about JFK that somehow escaped me. Produced in 2017 for the President's centennial. It began with footage and a story I'd never heard before: when he was 19, he and brother Joe spent the spring on a ranch in Arizona. Here's young Jack mending fences and herding cattle and, literally, building a small, one-room office building. He jokingly called the structure, The House that Jack Built, and from there the special took its name.

The documentary spent more time than I would have liked on the assassination, but on the other hand it included more visuals I'd never seen before. I love new-to-me photos. I love having alone time to indulge my geeky side.

Each day in August you are to post about something that makes *you* happy. Pretty simple. And, it doesn't even have to be every day if you don't want it to be. It's a great way to remind ourselves that there