Monday, October 13, 2008

Happiness Part I


















  • Peppermint tea with a hint of lemon and honey





  • Warm autumn days, Indian summer, leaves of many colors





  • Anything cooked on the grill





  • Frosted beer mugs





  • The cold taste of beer in the frosted mugs





  • People with dimples





  • The sound of waves crashing





  • Giving directions to tourists on the subway





  • Pin-striped suits





  • Catching your breath





  • Emails from old friends





  • Wedding soup





  • Steve Madden





  • Deepak Chopra





  • The smell of fresh cut fruit





  • College campuses





  • Cobblestone roads





  • Driving fast





  • The feel of velour blankets





  • Joop!





  • Fabric softener and fresh warm towels





  • Hours of conversation with friends





  • Warm fireplaces on cold snowy days





  • A day off





  • Frequent flyer miles





  • Waking up in a new city





  • Brunch





  • The cheese that melts over the edge of French onion soup





  • Old train stations





  • Locked gardens in east village





  • Smells from the wonder-bread factory near my college campus





  • Field-level seating.





  • Catching a foul ball in the stands





  • Baseball players





  • Air-tight alibis





  • Jordan almonds





  • Red





  • Walking across the Brooklyn Bridge





  • "The Giving Tree"





  • Standing on the high-dive





  • Tons of butter on popcorn





  • Vick's VapoRub





  • Taking off





  • Landing





  • Buttery baklava





  • Flexible plans





  • Winks





  • Making a to-do list and adding extra things that you've already done just so you can cross them off





  • Rolling on the floor





  • When Kitty plays fetch with his gray mouse





  • Hearing the first three notes of your favorite song





  • Long dark eyelashes





  • Spontanious meetings





  • Voodoo dolls





  • Burberry Brit





  • The quiet streets of the city early in the morning





  • Buffalo Wings





  • Great Jones spa





  • the lounge chairs on the top level at the Seaport





  • Lobster traps





  • High heels with jeans





  • Standing in the front row listening to live music and singing along





  • Cowboys





  • "Creative Visualization"





  • Piper Heidseick brut





  • the old Nintendo game "Paperboy"





  • leather sofas





  • making eye contact with a handsome stranger





  • Not being able to control laughter at an inappropriate time, like court or church or something





  • The way grass feels on the bottom of your feet





  • The voices of men on NPR





  • the smell of Hawaiian Tropic suntan oil





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