Saturday, February 23, 2013

52 Lists: Greatest Comforts

My husband’s hugs and kisses
A long, hot bath with lavender bath salts
Listening to Nora Jones
Watching movies with a warm blanket and my closest friends or family
Listening to Jack Johnson
Chocolate chip cookies
Listening to Bob Marley
Oreas and a class of milk
Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup
Layers in winter
Sitting next to the fireplace with a blanket and a mug of hot chocolate
Listening to the Moth Radio Hour
Laughing until my abs hurt
Spending an entire day curled up reading a good book
Old family photos
Shopping for new clothes, when everything fits
Painting my toenails
A long hike in the Gorge
Grandmom’s mashed potatoes
Being taken care of when I’m sick
Papa’s ham and beans
Being organized and planning
Traveling to new places
A long chat with a best friend
Laying on my mom’s lap (never too old)
Snuggling our cat Layla and our dog Loki
A hug from one of my students
A nice email or phone call from a parent
A good workout
Handmade quilts
Having a certain amount in savings
Romantic comedies
Retelling the story of how my parents met
Homemade Soap
Warm towels right out of the dryer
Listening to live music
Jodi Picoult’s books
Tea, honey, and milk
Happy endings