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The sun sets on another day...

Sunset was smokey, hazy, and missing. I rushed to the beach to take  an amazing picture and the sky was too thick to see the colors that should have been there. Instead the sky was mellow and looked more like a lighting panel. Still, somewhere high above the sun set in the western sky, and the moment was priceless.

Ever get reminded of how important a small gesture can be? I was scrolling through the TV trying to slow down late at night and came across the movie "Sneakers". I had watched is many times before and it is a good movie. Towards the end of the movie the team is given an opportunity to have just about anything they want. (I won't bore you with the explanation of why, but watch the movie.) At one point one of the last members is asked what they want and all they ask for is the phone number of a young agent. Nothing descriptive, just a chance, a way to connect.  Of course there is resistance, but the woman then realizes that the man could have anything in the world, and all he wants is a phone number to her, and so, seeing it in true eyes, she gives it to him.

To me this is one of the most romantic gestures that can be. No passionate kiss, no humpity bumpity, but instead a chance. We all can look for a chance and in that chance open the doorway to an amazing world of wonder that is far more than a chance encounter. With a chance we can change the world. With a chance we can find the passion that is limitless, or perhaps not, but it is a chance, and working towards a chance is an exciting ride. Take a chance if you can, but enjoy your day every day.

So as the sun sets on another day, a phone number? Nowadays it would be "let me text ya". Maybe you would get a number, but if you gave up the chance of anything for a chance at romance, I think that is pretty awesome. Enjoy your night and watch Sneakers!

Sleep sweet, love life, and love some more...