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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

A Few of my Favorite Things...


So yesterday, I was listening to the radio--the classical station--and on came a medley of the songs from The Sound of Music...I've seen this film a few times in my life and I know some words to most of them. Anyway, the point is when "My Favorite Things" played, the idea for this morning's post was sparked.

It's been a tough few weeks, and I won't go into detail, but suffice it to say that two things have hit me in the last couple of days...

One was a post on Facebook. See here...



And the other was the song. For your listening pleasure, if you're so inclined:



So in the interest of my mental health, I'm going to share with you some of my favorite things. In no particular order:

1. Hanging out with my kids.
2. A cup of hot Plantation Mint tea from Bigelow. (just this brand/flavor) Which I drink just about every day.
3. cats
4. birds
5. cross stitching
6. reading
7. writing
8. hanging out with writer friends
9. Danish licorice--the salty kind :)
10. my house/being at home
11. scented candles on a dreary day
12. fall / fall colors
13. the color green
14. freshly mown grass

Care to share some of your favorite things?? Please do--

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Ahh ... Favorite things ...

The wonderful smell of something baking on a dreary day -- particularly if it has cinnamon in it.

Sitting on the front porch, doing nothing :-)

Spending time with family

Nancy C

Char said...

1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10,11, 12 and
Sitting on a mountainside (or a beach) with a great view.

Watching the stars overhead & enjoying the vastness of the universe.

Chocolate. :)

Regina Richards said...

1. Doing anything with my husband and kids.
2. Betty Crocker Cookbook Lasagna
3. Sitting on my front porch
4. Masterpiece Theater
5. Writing
6. Reading
7. Dancing Crazy
8. Time with other writers
9. Solitaire/Sudoku/jigsaws
10. Snuggling into own cozy bed with my husband beside me and all my kids safely, happily tucked in their own beds upstairs (since we're empty-nesters now this is a rare treat)

Jen FitzGerald said...

Awesome favorites, ladies! Thanks for sharing. :)

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