Monday, December 16, 2013

100 things

Obviously life has gotten away from me since I missed posting my 100 things around Thanksgiving time.
It doesn't mean I'm not thankful though.
So, in the spirit of  "better late than never" I give you my 100 things
(as usual, in no particular order)

  1. All of my kids
  2. Isabelle Grace
  3. A daughter in law that likes me (I think) :-)
  4. A good water heater
  5. A warm house
  6. The fact that I don't have to shovel snow. Oh my gosh I love that.
  7. My cute little car
  8. My snow tires that make my cute little car a little less scary in the winter
  9. Frank-for the good/nice person that he is
  10. Frank-for still being around in the flesh
  11. Botox-headaches are doing so much better!
  12. Email
  13. Regular mail
  14. My new internet connector (not sure what its called) on my old computer that the Verizon guy put on for free. Yay! I can get on the internet again!
  15. Tropical vacations with hubby
  16. videos of  Isabelle so I can see her grow
  17. Pictures of Isabelle so I can see her grow
  18. friends, near and far
  19. Facebook
  20. gravy
  21. Upholstery class
  22. Gorgeous sunsets (viewed from my deck)
  23. Gorgeous sunrises (usually viewed from my car)
  24. My fuzzy sheets.  I seriously say how much I love them every single night.
  25. Interesting blogs
  26. Gluten free recipes
  27. sugar cookies (I know, I know...makes no sense after #26.  I'm unpredictable)
  28. almonds
  29. emails from missionaries
  30. the internet
  31. Bro Danjou teaching me woodworking
  32. a good stew
  33. fall foliage- this year was awesome!
  34. wool socks
  35. interent search (yes, that's different from the internet. Deal with it)-One of my common comments when someone asks about...well, anything " Google it. You don't have to wonder about anything anymore." And it's so true!
  36. My new Silhouette.  Right out of the box I cut two things, one was just a picture off the internet.  YAY! I'm done being frustrated.
  37. Vacations with hubby
  38. texting (I'd never hear from my kids without it)
  39. Prayer
  40. A big, full moon
  41. Barbeque on the deck (made by Frank)
  42. Mosquito-free summer evenings (rare)
  43. walking barefoot
  44. running in the grass
  45. s'mores
  46. That I get to go to Girls Camp every year
  47. A hairdresser that I trust
  48. hair color (!)
  49. playing cards with the fam
  50. My funny cousin Emily
  51. That my brother visited this year! I get so lonely out here.
  52. Occasional trips to Arizona.  They refill my cup...definitely doing one in 2014.
  53. my cute luggage
  54. talking to my parents
  55. A good dark chocolate
  56. my vacuum with awesome suction
  57. the sunroom
  58. soup
  59. having a friend right next door
  60. IMAX-mostly because it makes my husband happy
  61. occasional alone time
  62. the rare times when my kitchen is clean.  Love a clean kitchen.
  63. online access to the Boston Public Library. It rocks my world.
  64. Going to Oregon for Christmas
  65. Blue skies
  66. Fluffy clouds
  67. online banking
  68. That Carter doesn't seem too embarrassed by me. (hey, low expectations mean I'm happy, ok?)
  69. Netflix
  70. Prime movies from Amazon
  71. popcorn (fresh)
  72. Apple Pie on Darryl's birthday
  73. Frank's Cherry Pie. Yeah Baby!
  74. Listening to the drum line. I love a good cadence. :-)
  75. The temple
  76. The field by our house.  Perfect for summer runs and winter snow fun.
  77. Flowers that pop up in my yard in the spring.
  78. Mums in the fall
  79. family hikes
  80. Living so close to so many cool, historical places
  81. The beach
  82. my sewing machine
  83. My computer (even with its glitches, I'm glad I have it)
  84. cross-body purses
  85. my new remote car starter!!!
  86. Ice cream from Kimballs...once or twice a summer it's worth the risk. :-)
  87. This American Life
  88. Nashville. My guilty pleasure tv show.
  89. Bluegrass
  90. Hearing my kids play musical instruments
  91. That our trash only has to go a few feet to get picked up now instead of up a huge, long driveway
  92. When the UPS man comes to my house :-)
  93. hoop earrings
  94. cold sore medication
  95. the Christmas tree at night
  96. e-reader
  97. "real" books
  98. warm blankets while sitting on the couch
  99. air conditioning 
  100. Anyone who loves me enough to read this whole list!
*kiss kiss*


  1. That's a good list. Especially number 50. Ha! I'm so glad the Botox is working. Also I am majorly jealous of your remote starter.