Thursday, July 23, 2009

A Week of Happiness

Time once more for:

Five Occurrences That Made For Some Happiness This Week
  • The mosquito who put the bite on my rear end while I slept. I am sure it made the nasty little blood sucker happy, but when I woke up in the morning, it itched like mad. Not to mention my pants rubbed that exact spot and made it itch all day, leaving me the choice of looking indecent while scratching or suffering mortal agony as it itched.
  • The gentleman who so enjoyed talking to me in the park. I still have no clue who he was, but he was willing to discuss my golf game, the best time of day to walk, how his business was going, and other trivia. He knew me by name and I can't escape the feeling I should have known who he was.
  • The chickadee and wrens who waged war outside my bedroom window at 5am. I'm sure they enjoyed making all that racket a lot more than I enjoyed hearing it.
  • The prowling pussy cat that drove Molly wild. She sat two inches from the screen of the sliding door and meowed relentlessly as Molly tried to get someone, anyone to open the screen. When I finally gave in and let Molly out, the pussy was forced to sprint to make it over the fence in time. Molly was very proud of herself for protecting me from that vicious pussy. I think she felt she earned her doggie treat after all that hoopla.
  • The back-of-the-truck fish guy who came knocking on my door tonight. When I asked to see his sales tax license to verify if he was legitimate, he couldn't leave fast enough. Heck, I even offered to call the tax license people and get him set up. I knew exactly what department of the city he needed to talk to. He seemed more interested in heading on down the road. I wonder how long it will take him to remember we had a similar conversation about 6 months ago, the last time he stopped by.


  1. OMG - sounds like a lot of people/critters were made happy, except for the likes of you. Hehe.

  2. Why do mosquitoes seem to love that part of our bodies? That 5 a.m. bird war was not a symphony, I'm sure. Great High Five today:)

  3. The second one is me ALL THE TIME! I'll have conversation and they know me but I can't for the life of me remember how I know them!! The last one is HI-LAR-I-OUS!!

  4. Fantastic lists of things to be happy about Dan : ) Really fantastic!

  5. lol that was a great list. Those traveling fish/meat salesmen always freak me out a little... missed you Dan :)


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