happy house

  • the first stranger in a strange land
  • laughing at someone's favorite story - again
  • a great cat named Hooper
  • simultaneously seeing the forest AND the trees
  • the interior of the Sydney Opera House
  • decorating with lattice
  • wake-up calls at the crack of dawn
  • paintings at a museum
  • pedal boating at Waller Mill Park
  • Slurpee sliding smoothly into your cup like a snake
  • fervent and heated discussions on how to improve things
  • a burst of applause
  • a large window that bathes the stairs in sunlight
  • Cambrian period

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