Monday, August 4

100 Favorite Things

[100 Favorite Things]

In reverse alpha order:
  • word play
  • wonder
  • wireless communication
  • winning a game against a worthy opponent
  • whimsy
  • watching people interact
  • used book stores
  • unconditional love
  • thunderstorms at night
  • the thesaurus
  • taxis
  • sunshine
  • stretching
  • steak, pittsburgh rare
  • spirituality
  • specificity
  • the sounds of the country
  • solitude
  • the snooze bar
  • sleeping in a pillow laden bed with freshly-laundered sheets
  • sitting in a room with a friend while we're both silently reading
  • sharing
  • sex that leaves me unable to think coherently
  • sex in the afternoon that turns into a nap
  • serendipity
  • sensuality
  • self-reliance
  • reassuring a friend
  • public transportation
  • product shopping | trying new products
  • presents for friends
  • popcorn at the movies
  • playing boggle
  • playing backgammon
  • pineapple
  • personal accomplishment
  • pedicures
  • pancakes
  • naps that turn into sex
  • movies at the theater
  • movies at my place or someone else’s
  • mischief
  • microfiber
  • making someone laugh so hard they snort
  • magazines
  • losing a game against a worthy opponent
  • looking at something differently
  • logic
  • lip balm
  • leisurely bathing
  • learning something new
  • learning more about a friend
  • lazy brunches
  • laughing until I cry
  • junky pseudo-antique stores
  • intensity
  • hot coffee with half-n-half and splenda
  • honesty
  • holding hands
  • high heels
  • hearing amusing anecdotes from friends
  • having someone cook for me
  • having my hair brushed (actually, I remember this as a favorite thing . . . . my hair is now too short to brush)
  • having knowledgeable friends whose interests differ from mine
  • giddiness
  • getting scrupulously clean
  • friends’ accomplishments
  • fresh snow
  • flirting
  • finding the most appropriate word
  • finding a place for everything
  • feeling worthy
  • feeling nostalgic
  • fantastically ludicrous plans
  • facial cleansing cloths
  • empathizing with a friend’s situation
  • email
  • the dictionary
  • delivery services
  • debate with a worthy opponent
  • dark humor
  • dark chocolate
  • crushes
  • creativity
  • cooking for people I care about
  • conversing
  • communication shortcuts that develop with friends
  • comfy clothes
  • city sounds
  • candlelight
  • bourbon
  • bottled water
  • books
  • bemusement
  • being underestimated
  • being trusted
  • being scrupulously clean
  • being introduced to new music (too lazy to seek it out myself)
  • being asked for assistance because I am thought to be knowledgeable
  • bath gloves
[I had been prompted to do this by Jeremy who has been making similar lists annually for some time. He lists his in order of preference, but I found that impossible, so this will have to do.]

correction by Crystal | 15:48
Jeremy doesn't have his lists in order either. Apparently, I'm not such a slouch after all.