Saturday, June 5, 2010

Happy Things

With all the stressing I've been doing lately over moving, and money, and the state of the world, and the fact that I can't go to SMUG and I miss my friends, and the way unschoolers are being exploited by the media, it occurs to me that I haven't had much fun lately! I want to lighten up, and I want to add a bit of levity to my blog in between serious posts (since I have another of those in the works), so I thought I'd write up a little list of things that always cheer me up.

In no particular order:
  • My friends
  • My cats
  • My dogs
  • Silly packing tape with Rosie the Riveter on it
  • Hula hooping
  • Unschooling blogs
  • Chinese food
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • They Might Be Giants
  • George Winston
  • Little white Christmas lights I leave up all year
  • Sparkly nail polish
  • Wil Wheaton and James Urbaniak on Twitter
  • Dinosaur Comics
  • My Cabbage Patch Kid that for some reason smells consistently like cookies even after spending 10+ years in a musty closet
  • Knowing that NEUC is in less than three months
  • Twirly skirts
  • Dan Brown (of Youtube fame, not that Dan Brown)
  • Star Trek
  • My CD of theme songs from 80s and 90s kid shows
  • Fresh homemade bread
  • TV Tropes
  • Little kids
  • Fruity candy
  • Dave Barry
  • Jon Stewart
  • Incense
  • Blog comments (hint ;))
  • My rainbow bracelet my friend in Australia made me
  • My rainbow charm bracelet and earrings that I made at Maria's house with Shrinky Dinks
  • Thunderstorms (unless they knock out my power)
  • Old Simpsons reruns
  • Playground swings
  • Dry-erase boards
  • Mr. Bubble
There. I feel lighter and fluffier already! Is some of that stuff totally childish? Sure! Do I care? Heck no! Growing up is for suckers and sad people. And doo-doo-heads.