This collection of life-affirming essays shines light on the little moments, often overlooked, that can inspire gratitude and bring us peace. Irene O'Garden's writing is smooth and captivating, almost like poetry, never clichéd or didactic. Each essay is an exploration of and a guide to finding meaning in all sorts of places, from kitchens to childhood haunts to foreign cities. There's no better time for O'Garden's gentle words and joyful moments than after the mess of a year we're calling 2020! You'll want to keep this one close for any time you might need a reminder of reasons to be "glad to be human."