happy house

  • evergreens in their natural setting, with just a dusting of snow
  • walking aimlessly for however long you want
  • country cousins
  • a movie you tell friends about
  • farm wagons bouncing down the lane
  • seeing an ex who looks terrible
  • catching something important before it gets away
  • soul-searing heat
  • settling into your chair dent
  • a place where there is no electricity after midnight
  • the Morton Salt girl
  • resolving to do fewer things and to do them more effectively so that you can think more
  • things in your life which you'd give a five-star rating
  • raking leaves and quitting in the middle

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