Every day, I learn many things I never knew.
For example, I never knew there were exactly 100 things I never knew about my own brain.
I never knew there was a brain user’s guide available for purchase, even though I used to write user’s guides in the 1970s.
I never knew they made peeps for dogs.
I never knew how to weld.
Before I started this blog, I never knew I could write about the coolest topics. I also never knew that writing about something would bring more of that into my life, almost immediately.
I never knew where I could find the coolest looks, before yesterday.
I never knew all the anagrams for the word “cake.”
I never knew it was okay to advertise with backwards letters, even though I had an advertising company in the 1990s.
I never knew people decorated cars like cakes.
I never knew cats liked baseball.
Before I met him, I never knew there was a cat that could be as omnipresent as Oscar.
I never knew my dentist would read my blog, every single day.
I never knew it was the 30th anniversary of my favorite ice cream place …
… or that Rancatore’s made a chocolate sorbet.
I never knew I’d work in a part of Boston with so much noisy construction.
I never knew there’d be so many fancy places to live in The Fenway, either.
I never knew I had the nerve to put different colors in my hair …
… or to reveal so much of myself to the world.
I never knew I’d find a dentist’s office that offered hot chocolate, either.
I never knew there were so many different ways to treat sleep apnea.
I never knew that dental devices could be made with a 3-D printer.
I also never knew I had a thyrohyoid, or where it was.
I never knew there was a town that encouraged people to walk their bikes on the sidewalk.
I never knew that same town had a cafe designed for bicycles.
I never knew that same town had an art walk, either.
I never knew there was a turkey trot in Concord.
I never knew the name of this tree.
I never knew I’d rely on an implantable defibrillator for the rest of my life.
I never knew I’d taste caramel corn ice cream.
I never knew there was a chocolate galaxy, either.
I never knew how many tastebuds cats have.
I never knew that driveways could be so active.
I never knew I’d see so many interesting things in one day, before I started writing this daily blog two years ago.
I never knew I’d find a blogging platform as random as me.
I never knew I’d find perfect music every day, either.
What did you learn today that you never knew?
I never knew there was so much to be grateful for, including wonderful readers like you!