happy house

  • onions and Italian sausage
  • Utz potato chips
  • garden parties full of people
  • Byzantine art
  • seeing things you have been ignoring by learning to look
  • throwing a tantrum and getting it out of your system
  • the pleasant smell of an empty cookie jar
  • the toaster as a mirror
  • signing artwork after finishing it
  • baby smiles
  • dew beads
  • Charles Eames, designer
  • retail goods
  • Norman castles

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