Serendipity Today …

Portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. By Betsy G. Reyneau; Donated Collections; Record Group 200; National Archives and Records AdministrationThe word “Serendipity” was coined today in 1754 by Horace Walpole.

Serendipity refers to the positive coming together of several things, at least loosely.

… and today we celebrate the life of one historic African-American and inaugurate another to a second term as president of the United States.Barack Obama

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Barack Obama offer a neat juxtaposition of way back then and right now. 

Whatever your politics, I think the word fits the day quite nicely.  

Reflecting on coincidences in the Heartland ….