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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #90 on: June 25, 2016, 12:45:00 AM »
Watching my dog twitch as he naps.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #91 on: June 25, 2016, 06:30:12 PM »
Finally finished wrapping my son's birthday presents.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #92 on: June 25, 2016, 10:05:40 PM »
Finally finished wrapping my son's birthday presents.

Happy birthday to him.

My son will be four in a week, but he had his party with his friends tonight.  Good times!

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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #93 on: June 26, 2016, 04:29:19 AM »
Having a good dinner
This is something cute and innocent.

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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #94 on: June 26, 2016, 10:28:50 AM »
Finally finished wrapping my son's birthday presents.

Happy birthday to him.

My son will be four in a week, but he had his party with his friends tonight.  Good times!

Thanks! Mine just turned 8, and we had a little gathering in town for videogames and lunch. He received enough crafty presents to keep him busy throughout summer break. I hope.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #95 on: June 26, 2016, 12:34:36 PM »
Many years for both your kids! :)
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #96 on: June 26, 2016, 02:23:01 PM »
Many years for both your kids! :)

For all our kids.  +1
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #97 on: June 27, 2016, 01:46:42 PM »
giggling toddlers
Vain existence can never exist, for "unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain." (Psalm 127)

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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #98 on: June 27, 2016, 03:32:00 PM »
Harvesting veggies from the garden and cooking with them.
Watching my kids visit our chickens.
Sunshine. 
Summer storms.
Finishing a project.
A clean (mostlyish) house.
Seeing the world of print gradually open up to each child.
Everyone in the house dropping everything for a nature sighting and photo op (chipmunk on the porch, a flock of red-winged blackbirds, a turtle befriending our Boxer).
Hubby coming home early.

Lots of little things I wish I had a photographic memory for.  :)

giggling toddlers
+1 

Such beautiful fleeting years.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #99 on: June 27, 2016, 03:40:00 PM »
wondering what the noise in the kitchen was, investigating and discovering your 14 year old doing the washing up without being asked...

Awesome!!! 

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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #100 on: July 03, 2016, 11:23:10 AM »
School fetes. Totally worth the heat exhaustion.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #101 on: July 05, 2016, 08:20:29 PM »
Teasing and playing with my cat. :)
This is something cute and innocent.

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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #102 on: July 06, 2016, 01:13:35 AM »
Having drinks with Germans.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #103 on: July 07, 2016, 03:15:09 PM »
Finding a couple of hefty caches of Greek theatre productions (both radio and TV) on YouTube. Just what the doctor ordered, for summer evenings.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #104 on: July 07, 2016, 03:35:16 PM »
Writing my book now. I love it. :p
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #105 on: July 07, 2016, 03:54:28 PM »
Having lots of drinks with Germans.

Fixed.
But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #106 on: July 07, 2016, 06:27:58 PM »
Having lots of drinks with Germans.

Fixed.

Sorry.  I thought it was implied.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #107 on: July 08, 2016, 04:37:41 PM »
The comments my son's teacher wrote in his school report.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #108 on: July 16, 2016, 02:49:26 PM »
Another summer reading challenge kicking off.

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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #109 on: July 20, 2016, 12:23:09 PM »
My son disappearing off with a book and emerging later to tell me what he has been reading. He doesn't do books.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #110 on: July 22, 2016, 07:10:33 AM »
Finishing another Camp NaNoWriMo with a story well over target word count and well before deadline.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #111 on: August 01, 2016, 10:23:52 AM »
Reminding myself that things are as they must be because they must be as they are.

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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #112 on: August 01, 2016, 10:36:48 AM »
When everyone else has forgotten something that I have forgotten first.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #113 on: August 01, 2016, 11:31:54 AM »
When slothful me is taking a deep breath to walk up the huge slope where church is and some fellow parishioner passes by in his car and offers me a ride.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #114 on: August 07, 2016, 02:00:53 PM »
4 days off the grid = 3 books down. Cool and casual, too, not devouring or anything. 8)
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #115 on: August 07, 2016, 02:05:35 PM »
my niece sending me pics of my great-niece and nephew.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #116 on: August 20, 2016, 11:01:08 AM »
Discovering another awesome colouring book artist.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #117 on: August 28, 2016, 09:38:04 AM »
Winning an eBay auction for something spousal unit wanted, against some pretty stiff last-moment competition. I think I understand a lot more about the psychology of auction aficionados now.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #118 on: August 28, 2016, 02:15:30 PM »
When someone looks like their pet in some aspect. It's cute.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #119 on: August 28, 2016, 04:28:48 PM »
I like the idea of chewing the coca leaf quid ...

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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #120 on: August 28, 2016, 08:56:30 PM »
Consuming ethanol.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #121 on: August 29, 2016, 01:21:48 AM »
Birthdays.

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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #122 on: September 02, 2016, 02:24:27 PM »
A fun game of Dungeon! after dinner (party aged between 8-51).
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #123 on: September 02, 2016, 06:34:20 PM »
When my friends offer to help me without even asking
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #124 on: September 03, 2016, 12:18:23 PM »
A genuine hug
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #125 on: September 03, 2016, 12:20:23 PM »
The annual geek day in the streets of town. Exhausting, but worth it.
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #126 on: September 03, 2016, 12:22:25 PM »
The annual geek day in the streets of town. Exhausting, but worth it.

You have a geek day?  What does that entail?
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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #127 on: September 03, 2016, 05:27:59 PM »
The annual geek day in the streets of town. Exhausting, but worth it.

You have a geek day?  What does that entail?

Fun and profit! ;)

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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #128 on: September 03, 2016, 07:04:48 PM »
The annual geek day in the streets of town. Exhausting, but worth it.

You have a geek day?  What does that entail?

Fun and profit! ;)

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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #129 on: September 19, 2016, 08:17:58 PM »
My just-turned-6-year-old asking to clean the dishes and have his own dish day.   8) 

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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #130 on: September 20, 2016, 09:19:41 PM »
My just-turned-6-year-old asking to clean the dishes and have his own dish day.   8)

You have a very small window of time to enjoy that blessing.

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Re: The Things that Cheer You Up
« Reply #131 on: September 20, 2016, 10:41:09 PM »
Crispy chicken.