Was it a “paint it black” sort of day? Maybe the kind of day when you can all but hear the chimes pealing “Joy to the World”?
When I’m not working on a story, I’m writing in my journal. I love this tip from G. Lynn Nelson: “Keep your words grounded in your five senses. How did it look, feel, smell, taste, sound?”
You don’t have to explain if you paint a scene fully with juicy words.