But to cheer me up, I've been given a couple of small gifts from the heart.
I've been rather distressed at my lack of understanding all the dang rules of the French language, this combined with my feeling like something the puppy buried in the garden - and I was ready to throw in the towel. But Glamorous Neighbour came to the rescue with encouragement, helping me with study, and buying me little gifts like a special notebook to put my study notes in, and the little reminder you see above, reminding me to just stop and enjoy the little things.
These things, along with the cute attention that puppy gives,
And pretty sunsets to admire from my window,
and I feel like I'm on the road to recovery.