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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1350 on: June 04, 2022, 11:30:03 AM »
I made a smoothie with watermelon today for the first time. I wasn't sure how it would turn out, but it's delicious (good thing, since I bought a ~20-pound watermelon and am freezing a lot of it!)

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1351 on: June 06, 2022, 10:47:18 AM »
@nessness --I love a watermelon smoothie! (or even just blending straight up cold watermelon with mint...yum)

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1352 on: June 06, 2022, 10:48:45 AM »
Am grateful for the landing pad of my home and life.
We were away for two weeks and then fell ill upon getting home and it feels so nice to be in our own space for recovery..

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1353 on: June 06, 2022, 08:32:09 PM »
@nessness blended watermelon is delicious
@Serendip something about being in your own space helps with being ill

My happiness is not having any time pressure while I start my teeth anxiety control plan. Also I have a friend date lined up for tomorrow morning.

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1354 on: June 07, 2022, 02:04:44 PM »
Found the source of the funky smell!

Die, funky smell, haha.

I guess the happiness is a nice-smelling house.

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1355 on: June 08, 2022, 01:55:10 AM »
Found the source of the funky smell!

Oh, I bet that goes a long way to making the new place feel like home.

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1356 on: June 09, 2022, 05:44:49 PM »
Found the source of the funky smell!

Oh, I bet that goes a long way to making the new place feel like home.

Yeah...it was a forgotten dirty sock under the bed, yikes! Easy to fix and now home is harmonious again.

Today's happiness was a neighbor bringing over mis-delivered mail. Glad to meet another nice person in the vicinity.

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1357 on: June 10, 2022, 05:33:47 AM »
Packing for another fishing adventure

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1358 on: June 11, 2022, 10:58:27 AM »
A fresh new day ahead

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« Reply #1359 on: June 11, 2022, 12:06:25 PM »
Read about how anticipation can be an important ingredient for happiness..not living in the future, but allowing yourself to look forward to things and relish that..

so I'm recovering from covid but planning an upcoming hiking/kayaking trip with an old friend who I haven't seen in many years. It's fun to allow myself the fun of anticipating health and good times :)

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« Reply #1360 on: June 11, 2022, 04:46:55 PM »
Read about how anticipation can be an important ingredient for happiness..not living in the future, but allowing yourself to look forward to things and relish that..

so I'm recovering from covid but planning an upcoming hiking/kayaking trip with an old friend who I haven't seen in many years. It's fun to allow myself the fun of anticipating health and good times :)

That's awesome, I'm sure the trip planning will help you recover.

My happiness for today was getting rid of a bit of clutter, and making this place feel more like my own. (Just moved in a month ago.) And a nice long visit with my Dad. It's amazing the stuff he remembers from his youth.
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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1361 on: June 13, 2022, 10:57:56 AM »
Yesterday's happiness was seeing friends, being outdoors and getting a burst of energy that I think will last for a bit.

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1362 on: June 13, 2022, 03:02:28 PM »
Saw a new type of plant bloom today after waiting all spring for it :)
(Buckbean or bogbean)--I haven't seen it or known it before

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« Reply #1363 on: June 13, 2022, 05:53:17 PM »
I worked on some crafts today for my little grandchildren.

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1364 on: June 14, 2022, 04:21:35 PM »
Read about how anticipation can be an important ingredient for happiness..not living in the future, but allowing yourself to look forward to things and relish that..

A fresh new day ahead

I like his these two concepts dovetail!

Yesterday's happiness was testing out my new camp mattress. It is good to go 👍

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1365 on: June 15, 2022, 01:47:49 AM »
Yoga this morning, it always calms my brain. And I missed a call from the Sewing Machine Guy yesterday (yes, that's the shop name) but I hope that means my machine is fixed and ready for pick-up.

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1366 on: June 15, 2022, 06:09:14 AM »
Reached out and heard back from three friends today as well as running into another in the street - going for a walk with her tomorrow morning.

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1367 on: June 15, 2022, 09:44:50 AM »
Got invited to swim in a neighbor's backyard pool today.  Will be pretty refreshing in this extreme heat!

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1368 on: June 17, 2022, 12:56:18 AM »
Went to nieces graduation. So nice to see her and her family again!

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1369 on: June 17, 2022, 06:45:05 PM »
Winter solstice dip in the sea with my swim girls at sunrise. Followed by hot drinks and snacks around a fire. Heavenly.

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« Reply #1370 on: June 17, 2022, 11:07:39 PM »
Trading puzzles with a friend.

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1371 on: June 18, 2022, 10:04:35 PM »
Water aerobics class that was on hiatus has resumed!

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1372 on: June 19, 2022, 01:37:42 AM »
Water aerobics class that was on hiatus has resumed!

Yay. I keep thinking about swimming again. My shoulder is mended enough that I could probably manage an acceptable front crawl again... Hmm, thanks, @oneday I might look into that!


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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1373 on: June 19, 2022, 12:43:53 PM »
Go for it, @MarcherLady ! Being in the water is so much fun!

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1374 on: June 19, 2022, 10:43:30 PM »
Picking up a book from the library

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« Reply #1375 on: June 22, 2022, 08:12:07 AM »
Packing for a two week fishing trip with family

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1376 on: June 23, 2022, 12:16:31 PM »
Picking up a book from the library

Yay books!



A nice long chat with my sister <3

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Re: Happiness challenge
« Reply #1377 on: June 23, 2022, 04:17:22 PM »
DD's school library is offering books over the summer again, now that staff can return to work after the lockdown.

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« Reply #1378 on: June 23, 2022, 07:14:21 PM »
Really nice walk, chat & swim with a friend this afternoon. When I got home, my SO had picked up some special dinner ingredients for tonight and he is just cooking it up now.

Enjoyed bookclub last night and nice connections.
The sun is out. The garden is happy.
Simple pleasures are blooming into a great start to summer.