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five (really) good (little) things on a wednesday afternoon

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1. eating a turkey and cheddar sandwich on a fresh croissant

2. the smell of lilacs

3. emails that bring a smile to my face and even invite laughter to bubble up inside me

4. crossing several things off the neverending to do list (feeling luck blow my way)

5. singing in the shower

what are your five really good things? maybe they are little things like mine...just sit for a minute and think about it. then share if you want...i would love to read them.

Reader Comments (14)


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May 21, 2008 | Unregistered Commentergkgirl

1 ... Finally sorting out bloglines so I know when blogs (like yours) are updated.
2... giving cards with Trixie's portrait (made by Jessie) to my friends today
3... Black lentil stew
4... irises in a pot outside my kitchen window
5... coming back to reading "A New Earth"

Thank you Liz. I love when you ask, because there are always 5 good things.

May 21, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterGreenishLady

For me it would be...
1. cycling with my hubbie
2. so tired that i cannot think! (great feeling)
3. little Milly's giggles..and am I doing it?
4. Boerewors (traditional South African sausage) and banana ProNutro (food from heaven when living in a country where you don't get these...yummie)
5. a warm bath...and the thought of tomorrow is another day! xx

May 21, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterpERiWinKle

1. Your blog! It brings me such sweetness.
2. My students
3. The smell of rain - just the smell!
4. Lavendar candles
5. Tall, bearded iris outside my door

May 21, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLibrarian Lee

:) the rain and the colour it brings and the beautiful smell and the cooling off feel of spring ...

May 21, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterdaisies

Now that was confusing! I thought what is Amber's four leaf clover doing on Liz' blog? Then of course I realized, it had been yours all along! Sorry about the mix-up in my flickr comment :) Five good things today:

1) My period finally came, 8 days late, but I am so glad it's here now.
2) My husband is back home after having been away for five days.
3) Scrubbed the house, had a hot shower, and feel wonderfully tired and relaxed.
4) Was given a wonderful reference by my employer that brought tears to my eyes.
5) It is raining and it smells like summer, THAT makes me happy :)

May 21, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKerstin

1. the nest of birds that sits in the tree in front of my studio window.
2. a cup of rooibos tea
3. the comfort of a warm blanket
4. drawing. drawing. drawing.
5. being reminded to think about good things

May 21, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterdreamergirl

1. the beautiful apron i got from you that i wear when i am out with my camera
2. squirrels frolicking on the trees
3. sunshine
4. ryvita crackers with guacamole
5. your good things, inspiring me to always think about my own and be grateful for my life

May 22, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterleonie

Girl, I totally needed your post above but couldn't comment...thanks for thinking of little ol' me.

May 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterLisa

lilacs ar looming over the screen of my laptop as i type this and are so yummy...

May 22, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterpink sky

taking a walk in the deepest woods
in a storm

watching my son on his trick bike
in the bowl which scared me but
thrilled him

making peach jam

writing a poem

taking a chance


May 22, 2008 | Unregistered Commentermaddie

Thanks for asking us to take the time to play!

1...A clay play day
2...getting to know a new friend
3...eating fresh strawberries
4...having loving, adoring kitties to pet and hearing their purrs
5...feeling very blessed to be here

May 22, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterDeborah Truesdell

A little late, so here's five good things on a Friday evening.

1. Reading your latin proverb on your latest post. Thank-you! I feel lighter and happier for reading it.
2. Enjoying a Becks beer while my husband plays hide and seek with the 2 and 4 year old children (aahhh, the peace of not being the one in the middle of everything).
3. Seeing my kids happy and healthy after being ill with a virus.
4. Knowing the weekend is here and it will be 'play time' with lots of family stuff, and crafty 'me' stuff.
5. The coolness creeping into the Autumn air. Makes me feel like being cozy and snuggly (rare for the sub-tropics).

Thanks so much Liz for your always inspiring posts. Sending happiness to you from across the globe :)

May 23, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterBec

came across your blog through a friends and I adore it!!! Love the whimsy, the light, the art I see here. :)

May 24, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterDandelion seeds

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