Tagged with happy things

Counting Our Blessings

Counting Our Blessings

“Why is it, when I am in Rome I’d give an eye to be at home, But when on native earth I be, My soul is sick for Italy? And why with you, my love, my lord, Am I spectacularly bored, Yet do you up and leave me – then I scream to have you … Continue reading

Kid Wisdom

Kid Wisdom

“We should abolish the word ‘childish’ as it is associated with irresponsibility and irrational thinking…Who’s to say that certain types of irrational thinking aren’t exactly what the world needs?  Maybe you have had grand plans before, but stopped yourself thinking, “Uh, that’s impossible.”  Or, “That costs too much.”  Or, “That won’t benefit me.”  For better … Continue reading

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

Fifty Things I Love 1.      Swings/swing sets; 2.     The Black’s Beach trail (pictured); 3.     Children’s novels; 4.     My sister Nina’s selflessness; 5.     Dancer’s pose; 6.     My Mom’s heart, her laugh, her smile; 7.     Reading; 8.     A bath, book, and … Continue reading

Today Was a Good Day

Today Was a Good Day

It was in the 80’s today in America’s Finest City.  There wasn’t a cloud in the sky and the air felt like a blanket wrapped around your skin.  Standing on my grandmother’s deck, looking out at a grove of palm trees and SDSU’s bell tower to my left, I felt overwhelmed concurrently with the beauty … Continue reading

Maria Von Trapp Knows What’s Up

Maria Von Trapp Knows What’s Up

“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens; Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens; Brown paper packages tied up with strings; These are a few of my favorite things. Cream-colored ponies and crisp apple strudels; Doorbells and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles; Wild geese that fly with the moon on their wings; These are … Continue reading