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List-er-ino Friday - Small Pleasures...

Everyone has their "moments"... little things that really just give you a sense of satisfaction and happiness... and I once tried to get people to share theirs here on the blog, but failed... so here's my list of of a dozen tiny pleasures that I love and make me feel really good in an odd, small sense... My "Simple Joys"...

#1: Being the first one at the bus stop to say, "The bus is coming."

#2: Looking into your pockets and finding a little money... more than the usual change, but not an astounding sum... just enough to be a pleasant surprise.

#3: An outside-evening walk and the smell of a "wood fire" from either a campsite or a fireplace.

#4: Being bored, turning on the television set and accidentally finding out a movie or show you really like is on.

#5: Making perfect popcorn... few unpopped kernels, no burnt bits... just perfect.

#6: Going to a restaurant and lucking out in getting a favourite table without requesting it.

#7: Having an unexpected comment on your blog from a blogger you like, but have never commented on their blog yourself.

#8: Going to a yard sale or used book store and finding a book on a topic you really, really love.

#9: As per the above, finding the book was a gift originally and was inscribed to the original owner with a lovely or interesting note.

#10: Having a stranger recognise you in a "positive" way from something your have done that you are proud of.

#11: Being smiled at by a "comely lass". (I know, I'm married... and HAPPILY so... but it's still nice to be admired!)

#12: (For me alone, probably...) Unexpectedly seeing an old double-decker bus running a road in Toronto.


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Comment from: MsDemmie [Visitor] Email ·
Some nice moments there - a great list.
PermalinkPermalink 06/15/07 @ 16:38
Comment from: admin [Member] Email ·
Hey MsDemmie... it's the little joys in life that make it special... The big ones are great, but the little ones are far more prevalent and that makes 'em special!
PermalinkPermalink 06/15/07 @ 22:25
Comment from: threecollie [Visitor] Email ·
Sometimes the little things are the best things...I agree with many of your little delights.
PermalinkPermalink 06/17/07 @ 09:36
Comment from: admin [Member] Email ·
Thanks Threecollie... and for the record, I picked up some strawberries yesterday... but being in the city, I ended up getting them home and finding they had been "shipped fresh from California"! Season's starting here now, so I'll just HAVE to go and buy fresher ones shortly. Dangit! :)
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