happy house

  • cities at Christmastime
  • all the cute homemade cat toys you can buy online
  • snow-day announcements
  • the necessity of taking a boat to get somewhere
  • snow showers melting on touchdown
  • picking up something someone else has dropped
  • lobos in Texas
  • through-ticketing, a single ticket for an entire journey via different railroads
  • sock sorter rings
  • the courage to act on your ideas
  • hearing the hermit thrush from the swamp cedars
  • accepting criticism
  • sirloin and blue cheese
  • computer literacy

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