30 November 2010

100 things



100 simple things in the world I love:

1. this recording of river by the forever lovely joni mitchell.
2. leaves crunching underneath my feet.
3. swing sets.
4. a good laugh right from the belly.
5. compassion.
6. lonely trees.
7. freshly baked bread. or cookies. or anything really.
8. mix tapes.
9. being read to.
10. funfetti frosting. on funfetti cake mix.
11. lake tahoe sunsets.
12. generosity.
13. chocolate soy milk.
14. forts made out of couch cushions.
15. words.
16. the mountains.
17. the beech house.
18. sun-dried tomato hummus.
19. tulips.
20. cherries.
21. library books.
22. avocados
23. origami cranes.
24. flying kites.
25. white string lights.
26. lavender soap.
27. accordions.
28. college-ruled notebook paper.
29. open fields.
30. blowing bubbles.
31. friends who come to visit.
32. grilled onions.
33. nailpolish in fun colors. especially of the purple variety.
34. consistency.
35. proud dads.
36. colorful fine-point sharpies.
37. genuine smiles.
38. snowmen.
39. hugs.
40. tea light candles.
41. dancing.
42. nativity scenes.
43. polaroids.
44. old childrens books. especially peter pan.
45. water.
46. waking up to the sun instead of an alarm clock.
47. oversized coffee mugs.
48. flowers. especially of the wild variety.
49. the perfume I have worn since high school.
50. sparklers.
51. wedding photos.
52. dangly earrings.
53. the sound of cars driving in the rain.
54. meltaway mints.
55. secret passageways.
56. collages.
57. mini oranges. especially of the clementine variety.
58. clean sheets.
59. face lotion with sunscreen already in it.
60. limes
61. stuffing. especially of the thanksgiving variety.
62. coloring books.
63. rain.
64. sunlight.
65. nutmeg.
66. road trips.
67. clouds outside airplane windows.
68. foreign films.
69. sno-cones.
70. crocheted blankets.
71. sugar cubes.
72. black and white movies. especially of the cary grant and grace kelly variety.
73. blackest black mascara.
74. walking.
75. jackets.
76. accent walls.
77. mini candy canes.
78. vacuuming.
79. sail boats.
80. wine.
81. thesauruses.
82. going to the movies in the middle of the day.
83. paper lanterns.
84. silly faces.
85. apple picking.
86. tree climbing.
87. cherry chapstick.
88. making (and eating) dinner with friends.
89. small adventures.
90. words that rhyme.
91. unexpected smiles.
92. passion.
93. lists (natch)
94. advent calendars.
95. bright striped beach balls.
96. bicycles.
97. learning new things.
98. re-reading childrens books.
99. thrift stores.
100. fountains.

what do you love?

6 comments:

Desaree said...

I like this post because it really reminds me to think about the little things in life. refreshing.

M said...

What do I love?
You.

M said...

and... your welcome for #59

Jyndia said...

Love it. and i know this must of taken a while to compile.... so you are extra great!

maryleighcarter said...

I smiled the whole time I read this post. I hope to be a 31 soon so I can give you 39 and we can have a 4. If you ever miss the 63 and 16 just come back to Portland!

carrie said...

thanks ladies! it was fun to make and remind myself of all the small things in the world that are great! mary carter...I loved your little scavenger hunt :)