Tag Archives: happy

whimsy’s on its way.

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note to this townie and his car

who’ve made so many smile:

Shout out to the person driving the smart car that looks like a little tykes cozy coupe! 

Everyone loves it and it brings all of the smiles and laughs every time you are spotted! ūüôā

 

“whimsy doesn’t care if you are the driver or the passenger; all that matters is that you are on your way.”

-bob goff

happy hour.

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friends on november 12th celebrating national happy hour day to the fullest.

why limit happiness to just one hour?

note: happy hour began as an event in the military.

it is believed that the term comes from events organized

by a club called the happy hour social for the United States Navy in 1913.

“fair thoughts and happy hours attend on you.”

-william shakespeare

 

 

 

 

 

 

image credit: google images

toys.

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what a charming little cottage

i never stop smiling

in moments spent wandering through a toy store

such a lucky find –

a good humor man golden book 

and what better hosts to greet us?

¬†“i have a lot of growing up to do. i realized that the other day inside my fort.”

zach galifianakis

 

the dollhouse and toy cottage, plymouth, michigan, usa

summer 2021

weekend.

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happy to tell the kinder

 there would be 2 stay-home days Рa weekend

saturday and sunday

¬†we’d all be back together again on monday

one asked –

‘do you know that friday is already the weekend?’

indeed

i love that way of thinking

this one will live a long and happy life.

when does your weekend start?

‚Äúevery day is a gift. but some days are packaged better.‚ÄĚ

-sanhita baruah

 

 

 

image credit: google images

hope smiles.

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sign of new beginnings

 wonderful surprises ahead

 my ever-struggling orchid

 suddenly burst into bloom

just in time

to welcome in the new year. 

“hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come whispering – it will be happier”

-alfred lord tennyson

high tide.

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after

a lot, a lot, a lot

of rain

the river rose high

up and over

paths washed out

nice to intersect

where the land met the water

with this very happy dad

following his wife and son

in kayaks 

making their way

through what was very recently

a grassy playground

on island park

 paddling through to the river

“ever think you’d find yourself paddling here?”

“no, but i’m so, so happy that i am!”

 

 

“celebrate the success of others. high tide floats all ships.”

-susan elizabeth phillips

happy hour.

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i expect this to be our look on day 3.

we began a virtual family happy hour

on day 1

we all looked pretty good

some having worked online that day

some in self-quarantine

kids and spouses and pets in and out

on day 2

one of us was in a sports bra

one of us was wearing the same shirt from day 1

there was a spill

looking forward to day 3.

 

“why limit happy to an hour?”¬† ¬† ¬†

w.c. fields

 

 

image credit: the telegraph 

happy christmas.

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I saw

a tiny tricycle 

decorated in garlands and sparkles

parked in the bike rack at the library

heard the train come through town

softly whistling the tune of jingle bells

watched the people line up 

to catch the bus to the airport

taking them somewhere

where people were waiting to see them

turned to say hello

to the man walking his dog

in his Christmas pajamas

spent the day with family and friends

playing and laughing

simply enjoying the celebration

happy Christmas everyone.

‚Äúour hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at christmas-time.‚ÄĚ

‚Äď laura ingalls wilder