Sunday, October 31, 2010

Ten Things That Make Me Smile


--Coffee shops

--The Internet. Every once in awhile I watch a movie set a few decades or centuries ago and ponder what it would be like to live without technology.

--Kids in Halloween costumes being safe

--Gummy Bears at the movie theater



--Working my exercise time in

--Fresh herbs

--Every minute of the weekend

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Ten Things That Make Me Smile


--Pi fanatics

--Snuggling with a warm blanket in the Fall

--Roasting marshmallows

--Nicely steeped tea


--Looking forward to the elections being over

--Early voting

--Remembering hanging chads

--New tights

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Ten Things That Make Me Smile

--Underwear that fit properly

--Seeing the end of all the laundry I've done this weekend

--Smooth stones

--Clipping my fingernails after I accidentally tear one and live with the jagged edge for the better part of the day. I don't carry clippers in my purse. I probably should, though

--The feeling of the bubbles in pop (soda) going down my throat. I crave the carbonation as much as the flavor

--The feeling after a good workout

--Handy reference books

--New PJs

--Learning new software

--Hot air ballons

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Ten Things That Make Me Smile

--Kids in Halloween costumes

--Insurance copays on medication rather than paying the full, retail price


--Cheesy music from previous decades

--Warm fleece on chilly days

--Community wide garage sales

--Grocery shopping when the store isn't busy

--Breath mints

--Crayon sharpeners

--The sound of crunching leaves under my feet

Monday, October 18, 2010

Ten Things That Make Me Smile

--Post season baseball

--Community wide garage sales/yard sales

--Looking forward to NaNoWriMo


--Taking a walk during lunch

--Indian summer


--Classic cars

--FAQs that actually answer my questions

--Trying restaurants

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Ten Things That Make Me Smile

--Peanut butter chocolate milkshakes

--Learning new skills


--Getting to sleep in

--Finding new coffee shops

--Free wi-fi

--Freebies in general as long as I don't have to get myself put on a distribution/email/mailing list

--Hot soup on a chilly day

--Sourdough English muffins


Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Ten Things That Make Me Smile

--Hot, steamy showers when I am congested


--Scented lotion

--Cheese wedges

--The Chilean miners being rescued

--The moment after supper when I can first relax at the end of the day


--Fresh strawberries

--When paper cuts heal

--A good night's sleep

Friday, October 8, 2010

Ten Things That Make Me Smile

--Seeing the light at the end of the tunnel that I'm getting over my cold


--Sleeping in

--Drinking enough water that I feel healthy

--Yard sales

--Breath mints

--Getting engrossed in the series I'm reading. Familiar characters feel like friends

--2 Dollar bills

--Going shopping and finding clothes that fit without having to go to 10 stores to find the right item

--Hot chai tea