Hey, thanks for forgiving me the shouting, all-caps title. It’s just, if I put one idea out there this week, I hope it can help us all TAKE SERIOUSLY OUR DELIGHTS.

First, to define DELIGHT. My dictionary says the etymological roots come ultimately from the Latin — to please, to charm, to entice.

To please, yes — but. A delight is quite different from a pleasure. Pleasure is your perfect cup of coffee enjoyed in your perfect morning setting. Pleasure, in the form of satisfaction and wellness, can also result from nourishment — those activities you do (and don’t) to…

Lauren Koshere

Writer, baker, butter evangelist. Thoughts on love, life, nature, baking, Wisconsin.

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