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Monday, November 14, 2005

There's More Where That Came From

Heatherfeather left her own list of Things To Be Happy About in the comments section. It was quite excellent. I don't even mind that it leaves mine in the dust. Henceforth, anyone who visits, please leave your Things To Be Happy About for all of us to enjoy.


Blogger heatherfeather said...

shucks, i wasn't trying to do anything to your list, i was just adding to it.

and i've already had 2 (TWO!) emails asking me if i really don't know how to ride a bike.

i don't, okay? jeez! :)

10:57 PM, November 14, 2005

Blogger jay are said...

that is great! really?? you don't?? what do you want to bet that the offers'll be coming out of the woodwork! :) gird yourself. and really, once you learn, you won't forget. it's like riding a---never mind.

11:10 PM, November 14, 2005

Blogger bryan torre said...

one of my clients (in his early 50s) got on a bike recently after a break of a couple decades.
he sheepishly reported to me that for him it turned out NOT to be "like riding a bike..."

10:46 AM, November 15, 2005

Blogger jay are said...

hah. I always wondered about that. What could there be to forget, though? Unless your center of gravity, of balance, had shifted. But I'm unbalanced and I can ride a bike, so that must not be it.

10:55 AM, November 15, 2005

Blogger bryan torre said...

okay, my real list for today:

- excellent dinner last night at S American restaurant
- talking to sis for her b'day
- warm cinnamon roll for bkfst
- two pretty women in a row smiling at me this a.m.
- having a good job
- being productive at work today
- kids healthy
- [2BX-]wife in a good mood on the phone
- getting invited to thxgiving lunch potluck

11:00 AM, November 15, 2005

Blogger DDM said...

-Sunny, crisp fall days.
-Puget Sound being riled by the wind so you can see the sand getting whipped up beneath the surface because the sun is also shining.
-The smell of my son's hair
-Catching my husband watching me intently.
-My son giggling maniacally.
-A stranger giving me a coupon for 40% off at the craft store, just because.
-Knowing I made some one laugh.
-Knowing I made some one think.
-Watching my Palomino colored horse kick up his heels in joy.
-Accomplishing something that has been bothering me in it's unfinished-ness.

11:36 AM, November 15, 2005

Blogger jay are said...

these are great! more more

12:30 PM, November 15, 2005

Blogger heatherfeather said...

i want the 40% craft store coupon... i'm getting ready to treat myself with a yarn swift and ball winder for not flunking out of school this quarter.

12:44 PM, November 15, 2005

Blogger jay are said...

because you need to make two of those sweaters. And congrats on not flunking out :)

3:30 PM, November 15, 2005

Blogger heatherfeather said...

i think you underestimate how much my yarn budget is as a starving student

4:25 PM, November 15, 2005

Blogger DDM said...

It was serendipitous...the procuring of the coupon, that is. A stranger walked up and said "Would you like a coupon?". It was a nice surprise. H.F. Congrats on not flunking out! Woot!

9:15 AM, November 16, 2005

Blogger DDM said...

-Having a kleenex within 2 inches of my son's nose when he shoots a snot rocket out of his nose.
-Snuggling with him, especially when he's sick, makes me feel like I can help him feel better.
-GOOD coffee to make espresso with.
-Finding just the right spot in bed and falling asleep immediately.
-Sleeping all night through and being surprised when it's morning.
(I'm lacking for sleep right now, hence the dreaming about it's glory)
-Finding the bottom of the laundry hamper.

9:22 AM, November 16, 2005

Blogger heatherfeather said...

ddm -
i'm just HOPING i'm not going to flunk out. it's been a bad quarter. i think i'm doing what they call "thinking positively."

6:27 PM, November 16, 2005

Blogger DDM said...

OOOoohhhh. I remember quarters like that. Best wishes then, and my fingers are crossed!!

6:40 PM, November 16, 2005


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