happy house

  • breathtaking coastal scenery and Neapolitan architecture
  • flying first class
  • long car trips with good company
  • a gift certificate to the movies
  • 100 acres of mountaintop with saltbox house in New Hampshire
  • a moondance in the mountains
  • setting foot on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
  • coming downstairs barefoot
  • that thought will not work except in silence
  • the arrival of the pizza
  • hiking the Berber villages of Morocco's Atlas Mountains, hut-to-hut in New Hampshire's White Mountains, Kalais the sacred mountain of Tibet, the Sierra Nevadas
  • Hooterville on Petticoat Junction and Green Acres
  • a field dense with poppies
  • flipping the perfect pancake

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