By the time they were rescued, the bakers had already used over 4,000 pounds of flour.
One of my favourite quotes about gratefulness "It is not happy people who are grateful. It is grateful people who are happy." (the source has never been confirmed) This has been my mantra for many years; I have a million reasons for which to be grateful. A few years ago, there was an internet sensation called the "gratitude journal"- it encouraged people to record 1000 reasons to feel thankful and to revert to the journal whenever they were feeling less than grateful. I never took the time to embark on that journey ( even though I am a notorious list-maker)....
One of my favorite French singers, Claude Barzotti, released a beautiful Christmas song in 1993.
The lyrics implore Santa to forget about bringing toys for the kids. Rather, Santa should focus on the adults.