Yesterday was a really lovely day: mid-fifties and sunny. After a week of freezing rain and grey skies, it was so nice to leave the house without gloves and an umbrella. Chris and I even ate lunch outside!
I was walking through Capitol Hill this afternoon, and though I've made this same walk six or seven times in the last two weeks, I am always in a hurry to get where I'm going and out of the cold, and I haven't paid much attention to the walk itself. Today, I took my time, I smiled at strangers, and I admired all the pretty-colored houses. The best thing I saw, though:
This beautiful pinky-purple law firm with a beautiful pinky-purple plant (cabbage?) in a beautiful glossy black planter with a beautiful gold plaque as the perfect accent. I wasn't even embarrassed to stop and take pictures on the street with people walking by me. I couldn't get over the colors, or how I'd walked past this building seven other times and never even saw it. It's the little things, man, and I resolve to pay more attention to them.