Awareness of the outside world. Is there a word for the joy of travel when some one else has done all the work? YouTube: Mississippi By Canoe, subtitled, 950,00 Stokes, A Journey Down the Mississippi River. Meincke.
Vorfreude is the enjoyment of things to come, pre-joy.
“Vorfreude combines the prefix vor (similar to the English prefix “pre”) and Freude (joy, pleasure). The term denotes a form of anticipation that imagines future pleasures ahead of time.” KrautBlog
Interesting that schadenfreude is well known but not this happy counterpart.
Process notes. No grids! All free hand. Free mouse? Inkscape. GIMP to finish.