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Chronicle Blessings - Christopher Palanuk, Photographer


November 22, 2018

Christopher Palanuk, Photographer

"Count what you have now/ Don't count what you don't have/ Find that you have so much." Mariya Takeuchi sang those words in her song "Measure of Happiness" in a 2008 maxi single from Japan. Considering how long it took to find a physical copy for purchase online, I'm going to assume it wasn't one of her biggest hits. That, and with it being a Japanese pop song, it isn't exactly formed with a western audience in mind.

But why am I talking about it for Thanksgiving? What does a lonely 80's infused city pop song from around the world have to do with me chewing the fat about blessings?

Even if...

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