Monday, April 03, 2006

C'mon...get happy.

I am in a major funk. Lots of stuff going on work-wise and home-wise that are just generally bumming me out. So I'm trying to think myself happy. To that end, may I humbly present a totally random list of shit that makes me smile and/or happy (some for reasons more apparent than others):

Words:
Ebullient
Kismet
Raucous
Benign
Esoteric
Libidinous
Reticent
Telekenetic
Atypical
Spoon (the verb, not the noun)
Melismatic

Places:
Ingram, TX
Camp Huawni
My deck
On a boat
Any 4 or 5 star hotel
Portland, OR
Alamo Draft House
Tintangel, UK

Drinks:
La Croix, lemon
Dr. Pepper
Coke (real Coke. Not that aspertame-infested diet shit.)
Cherry/Lime Slush (Sonic)
Ginger ale
Orange juice (pulp free)
Cranberry juice
Pinot Grigio
Vodka tonic

Food:
Potatoes
Cheese
Chick peas
Tom Kha
Spinach
Artichoke hearts
Mushrooms
Avocados
Popcorn
Almonds
Lemon squares
King Ranch Casserole
My mom's Thanksgiving dressing
Chicken sketti
The "Louis Prima" salad at Frank and Angie's

Things:
Comfy jeans
A clean house
A balanced checkbook
Real free time
A book you can't put down or stop thinking about
Romance
A good haircut/color
Really good sheets on a freshly made bed
Laughing to the point of tears or peeing or farting (it's all good)
Good conversation
A massage worth the money
Tear-free mealtime/bedtime with The Geej
A good night's sleep
An honest mechanic
Feeling "in the zone" (at work; home; personally)
Good music that you get lost in
Truly original and/or moving television or film

Feelings:
Productive
Skinny
Pretty
Witty
Sexy
Healthy
Moved
Interested
Amused
Well-rested
Alert
Appreciated
Organized
Respected
Creative

Google image search: happy (this is what you end up with)--



If I get to go to heaven when I kick it, all of the things I listed above will be included when I describe any given day.

For now, I think I'll go stare at a wall or sort socks or something.

Time to make the donuts...

3 comments:

amamgets said...

Oh man-- you got good happy mojo. This would make a great grateful meme. What's Thom Ka?

La Turista said...

I know a word that always makes you smile - or turn green - "bulbous."

Millardman said...

Ah yes, you and potatoes....