Signs Of My Time

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In May of 2019 we made a trip to Los Angeles, California to attend our daughter's graduation from the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts. Our 6th floor Airbnb was within walking distance from a Starbucks, which we took advantage of for breakfast during our stay. After getting my Starbucks Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccino one morning, I was attempting, albeit not too successfully, to peel the wrapper off the straw. I grasped that wrapper with purpose and tore it but only a tiny piece came off. It fell unnoticed to the table. I made a second attempt, yielding the same results. Another tiny piece tore off. It also fell unnoticed. The third attempt achieved the results I was aiming for. After freeing and implementing the straw and taking a long, sinfully sweet sip of my Starbucks, I glanced down and something caught my eye.

On the table there was a perfectly shaped heart made by those first two errant pieces of wrapper. I was so amazed by what I was seeing right before my eyes I had to take a picture.

Since then I've numerous occasions where the shape of a heart will appear. The hearts are the signs of my time. Whenever they show up I am reminded that all those good things I love will give me the time of my life.

Below are a couple pictures of hearts that have appeared.

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A heart shaped M & M in a trail mix.
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A dab of butter we occasionally give to our cat in her treat bowl, which she had inadvertently licked into a shape of a heart. She loves butter. We love her. 😍
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Deb

What a cool reading!