- A clean garage. (I'd forgotten how long it had been since it had been that clean.)
- A greeting of welcome from a friend at church ... who used words that showed that I was, in fact, truly welcome.
- The gift of music, which keeps on giving, again and again.
- A pastor who preaches the truth, and is willing to admit that he falls short of that truth himself.
- Knowing that generations of young people are still playing Nethack ... and have celebrated that awesome game with an annual tournament each November. (I wish I still had the time to play Nethack ... it was an exceedingly cool pastime back in the day ...)
- Being able to laugh at the Lions. Seriously. The Lions were winning 23-13 at halftime, and my honest thought was, "I wonder how they're going to manage to lose this one." I wasn't disappointed.
- (Hm. Is rooting against the Lions like buying a credit default swap, hoping that someone defaults on a mortgage? Weird.)
- Being recognized at work for all the little things.
- Deciding to cancel class ... and having the boss affirm my decision after the fact.
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