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February 06, 2010

Ah, Thank God For The Simple Things!

My newly found blogger friend, Chris, at Enchanted Oak, is sponsoring a blogland money raising event. Since we can't all meet in person to raise the sides of the new barns and houses for the residents in Haiti, we do what we can do. If you haven't read her post yet regarding each of us listing the things we consider to be the simple pleasures in life, go there now, and then come back here and tell me what you think. Some of you multi talented writers out there will be writing poems and stories and bringing happiness to the rest of us just with your entries!

Here is a list of some things that bring me joy (In no particular order):

My hubby's dimple
Hearing my brother laugh
Knowing people like Chris who reach out to help others
Speaking out for what I know to be right for me
A good night's sleep
The good humor in people in blogland
The color pink
Music, Music, Music
Emails from my children
A big giant humongous orange sunrise
Wonderful photography (other people's)
Finding a new author that I really like
A jar of roasted peanuts
A tax refund
Learning new things
An excellent cup of coffee

21 comments:

Enchanted Oak said...

Oh, dear girl, what a wonderful list! I laughed out loud at the tax refund. I can identify with so many of the joys in your life. If we could, I'd love to share an excellent cup of coffee with you this morning. Thanks for helping me spend $2 in Haiti.
Fondly, Chris

Cheryl said...

Wonderful, wonderful. I love the idea. And I so love the "tax refund", that is a big joy to me!

Brian Miller said...

love your list and thanks for playing along with this...excited to see how much we can make them spend. lol.

you put hubby's dimple...that is awesome!

Ms Hen said...

Nice Joyful remarks... hugs

Tracie said...

Great list for a great cause!

otin said...

Great list for a great cause!
I will see if I can throw something together.

Syd said...

Great list. I smiled about the refund too. I haven't filed yet. Have a great day.

Jeanie said...

I just sat down with an excellent cup of coffee to read this, Your list is great and so is the cause. I wish we could share a cup of that good coffee.

LadyFi said...

Wonderful list - tax refunds and good coffee - I love it! And the sheer pleasure of a new author: that is a pleasure.

My list is up: http://ladyfi.wordpress.com/2010/02/06/its-the-simple-things/

gayle said...

A wonderful list!1

DJan said...

You are such a special person! What a wonderful list. I think I'll have to write my own...

Everyday Goddess said...

Nice list!
I'd have Nutella on mine.

Lou said...

I'm reading Lit, Mary Karr's latest. You would like it, I'm sure.

Maggie said...

Very lovely list and it's for a great cause.

ShAKirA CHOONG said...

So simple yet such a lively list.
thank you for sharing it.
hugs
shakira

blueviolet said...

That tax refund...yes!!! I love a sunrise too, so quiet at that time and peaceful. :)

Ronda Laveen said...

Great list of simple things, TechnoBabe. I will go check out her post. What a great cause.

Margie said...

This is just wonderful!
I hope tons of money will be raised!
I was gone all day and just checking your blog before going to bed.

I would love to have been able to take part in this cause but am leaving here very early in the morning and will just not have enough time.

Loved your list, TechoBabe.
I too love pink and a great cup of coffee just is the best!

Enjoy the rest of your weeeknd.
Be happy and take good care of your very special and kind self!

Margie:)

Ina in Alaska said...

Enjoying your list with a smile. Please forgive me .... I am too tired to do anything other than to send good vibes for peace and a smile to all today...xoxo

Shadowthorne said...

The things we must cherish....

jozien said...

hey! how did you get my list:)