happy house

  • epicurean picnic hampers
  • touching wood
  • a quiet moment
  • trackstanding with no hands
  • yellow silk curtains
  • anything that helps you get organized
  • easily digestible food for the cat
  • your game plan
  • letting things slide sometimes
  • a dark and stormy: carbonated ginger beer with Black Seal Rum
  • listening to your new favorite song over and over again
  • a 15-mile-long island
  • tracing the shape of a fossil from millions of years ago
  • underpainting, an initial layer of paint applied to a ground, which serves as a base for subsequent layers of paint

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