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What little things make you happy?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by ChickenPeep, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

    May 1, 2011
    Olathe, Kansas
    Hey everyone! its raining ant slightly rumbling at my house right now, which is great because it hasnt rained for over 2 weeks!
    Ive just been noticing the little things that make me happy, like the soft rumble of thunder in the morning, and the smell of wet earth after it rains!
    Oh i have another one; Chickens!! [​IMG]
    I was wondering, what little things make you happy?

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Leaves gently falling in autumn, rain, hearing a song I like that I had forgotten about. [​IMG]
  3. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Songster

    Feb 12, 2010
    Mochas! And my kids all playing together not fighting! New chicks. Going to the beach watching my kids play in the sand.
    ETA. Because I'm wierd: a loud turbo whistle on a good running diesel [​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2011
  4. Tanichca

    Tanichca Sparkle Magnet

    May 6, 2009
    Vail, Arizona
    When my brother gives me an unexpected hug, when the cat jumps on my lap, when people tell me I'm pretty, and when people laugh at my jokes. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 9, 2011
  5. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Songster

    Jul 10, 2011
    Eastern Kansas
    The smell of my cats fur and the funny little sound my Mille Fleur D'Uccle makes when she is just cruising around!!!!
  6. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    Oh gosh! Lots of things!

    My favorite thing as of lately, is after I've cleaned the coops and runs and watered and fed and everything looks nice, I will just set a spell and watch my flock. It's so relaxing and it can be funny too.

    Hearing the first spring peepers (frogs) in the spring, in the evening when the weather has gotten warm enough.

    Seeing the first robins that have migrated back to Ohio in the springtime.

    Watching the hummingbirds feed from the petunias in the flower boxes on the front porch.

    The feeling of accomplishment just after I've mowed the grass and done all the trimming....The yard looks so pretty!
  7. Bat Cave Silkies

    Bat Cave Silkies Songster

    Feb 11, 2010
    Bat Cave, NC
    ~~the aroma of freshly brewed coffee in the morning

    ~~dew on the flowers

    ~~butterflies swarming on the Claredendrum thats now in bloom

    ~~young Silkies jumping, running, flapping when I let them out in the morning

    ~~chicks that fall asleep standing up

    ~~my husband feeling well enough to sit on the front porch with me in the evening

  8. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

    Apr 29, 2009
    alvarado, Tx
    Every morning when I open my eyes. [​IMG] And the sun on my face with a gentle breeze. [​IMG]
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    My wife's smile.

    The smell of coffee and frying bacon in the morning.

    The sound of beagles trailing a rabbit.

    Wind rustling the leaves.

    Early morning bird song.

    The smell of :rain, freshly mown grass or hay, lilacs, roses

    Crickets and katydids in the evening-- lightning bugs flashing on the lawn


    The light in the window when I get home
  10. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    Getting enough sleep.

    Pleasant weather when I'm working outside.

    My wife and kids being happy.

    Selling out at a swap.

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