happy house

  • heads and tails
  • private time going to the airport and watching the planes
  • macaroni salad
  • going out of your way to step on a really crunchy-looking leaf
  • a day that is sunshine
  • just-right shoelaces
  • knowing how to use glue
  • a concession stand with a short line
  • learning how you learn
  • the look of chronometer watches
  • aroma molecules released from chewed food
  • the awesome Oxford English Dictionary
  • conjugal rights
  • bringing someone soup when they are sick

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