Wednesday, June 10, 2009

simple things that make me happy

  1. a fresh notebook and a new pen (especially a fountain pen)
  2. the smell of brand new text books
  3. up close contact with animals...okay, mostly mammals (although that face to face with the sea turtle was awesome)
  4. watching tv series on dvd...marathon style
  5. the tropics
  6. kindness
  7. massage
  8. 50s, 60s, 70s music
  9. technology that works like it is supposed to
  10. rum and coke
  11. ...or a mai tai at the kona inn
  12. ...with spearfish for lunch
  13. mom coming to visit (don't worry, mom--these are in no particular order)
  14. close, crisp photos with bokeh (especially ones i took)
  15. clean sheets on my bed
  16. a full tank of gas
  17. sun
  18. making others happy
  19. being pain free
  20. riding the motorcycle
  21. having a memory
  22. getting comments on my blog
  23. accomplishing tasks and crossing them off my list
  24. a balanced checkbook with a positive balance
  25. squirrels eating from my hand
  26. bamboo shoots
  27. the ocean
  28. Hafiz poetry
  29. email
  30. freshly ironed clothes
  31. fizzy water
  32. a clean house
  33. being on time
  34. the smell of freshly mown grass
  35. reading a book that makes me not want to stop at the end of the chapter
  36. sleeping uninterrupted and waking up rested
  37. cash in my pocket
  38. no line at the checkout
  39. making people laugh
  40. driving topless
  41. a good haircut
  42. soaking in hot mineral pools
  43. bras that fit
  44. cowboy boots
  45. drivers who follow the rules of the road and obey traffic laws
  46. a knife that is sharp enough to slice a tomato
  47. toothpicks
  48. organics
  49. time off from work
  50. road trips

Christina at Soul Aperture invited us to join her in this adventure. Go see her for more....


SE'LAH... said...

I can relate to so many of these...can I have that rum in the tropics? :). Beautiful! I'm so glad you participated.

margie said...

oh i am laughing. we are all so much alike. the simple things that make us happy. like driving topless. lol.

rochambeau said...

Yup! You've got it covered. Can't add a thing to your list Wanda!! Lovely to visit your site via Christina.

Christina said...

"bras that fit"

yes, mam! can we combine having a drink and wearing the bra that fits? whoo whee! that's a beautiful, simple thought. : )

thank you, sweetie.


Carrie Wilson Link said...

"watching tv series on dvd...marathon style"

most def

Christine--RHP said...

Hafiz poetry and driving topless---yup!

Tracy said...

I'm saying, " too..." :o) Lovely moments and pleasures here. You have a great blog--nice to meet you!

stephanie said...

"bras that fit" and "a clean house."
Good call! Thank you for sharing your simple things with us!


kath said...

I just saw Margie's comment - I was thinking the same thing - except for the riding on the motorcycle part!

Shell said...

I enjoyed your list. Well fitting bra and cowboy boots are my faves.

Elizabeth said...

bras that fit - totally! I finally have two, and I had forgotten what a great feeling it is, LOL.

I like to accomplish things and then write them on a list and cross them off. ;)

very much enjoyed your list

elsa said...

i enjoyed your list wanda-

my fave on this one is:

reading a book that makes me not want to stop at the end of the chapter

: ) mee too!

elk said...

you have a fabulous list and the bamboo shot rocks Wanda!

Lori said...

This is great. I totally relate to the new notebooks, pens, Hafiz poetry, and a bra that fits!

vchelle said...

Awesome list! My favorite: kindness, sun, organics, the ocean, road trips.. It's the simple things that makes us have a gleaming smile just for ourselves! We need that sometimes!

m. heart said...

bras that fit — a simple thing but so hard to find, lol. i love your list.

Relyn said...

Wasn't this wonderful, inspiring fun?

I loved your list. I can't claim to know much about #40. I may have to add that to my To Do list.

Leau said...

Just finished Chuck season one so I know just exactly what you are talking about! Loved the rest of the list as well.

Anonymous said...

I thought #43 was needed to fulfull #40. Oh, you meant the car! :) susan