happy house

  • drawers containing things rarely or never used
  • 25-minute workouts
  • rinsing out hair conditioner
  • Akira Kurosawa's Ikiru (1952 movie)
  • a pure silk plaid robe
  • prepping for Chinese New Year's Eve and celebrating Chinese New Year's Day
  • lace and tulle
  • 13-year-old chess masters
  • cooking a huge gourmet meal
  • looking great in a ponytail
  • blue corn chips and chipotle dip
  • batter-fried onion rings
  • alfresco, out of doors
  • a panicky nocturnal thought that makes you suddenly sit up in bed

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