It Gets Better . . . I Hope . . . よくなるよ  . . . とおもう . . .

Last week was a little depressing for me.  The news of Trump’s choices for various positions kept coming in day by day.

But what’s done is done!  It’s time to move on.  Today let’s learn a few phrases about optimism (楽観主義) and hope for the best!

The sun will come out tomorrow.  (Watch on youtube, click here)

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The glass is half full.

glasshalfemptyhalffull Always look on the bright side of life. (Watch on youtube, click here)

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It could always be worse.

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And finally, a short poem that my mother had on her kitchen wall, it’s so true!

As a rule, man’s a fool!

When it’s hot, he wants it cool,

When it’s cool, he wants it hot

Aways wanting what it’s not,

Never wanting what he’s got

Let’s look to the future with hope . . . I hope!