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Old 10-08-2013, 02:29 PM   #21
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I can't imagine who wouldn't smile at that pic, even more for you since you're (presumably) related.

I'm enjoying this thread so far. Thanks for all the contributions.

I have to add doing anything outdoors on a perfect Fall day - sunny, mid 60's/low 70's, some breeze - heaven on earth.
Actually, it's just a pic I saw on the internet. I made it my screensaver at work, and when stuff gets to me during the day, I take a look at it and break out in smiles. The look of patience on the dog's face is priceless.

It does remind me of a toddler in my extended family who has the same relationship with their family dogs.
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Old 10-08-2013, 02:39 PM   #22
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...and my friend Bobby when he sings country music songs.
Might that be Bobby McGee?

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Old 10-08-2013, 04:45 PM   #24
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A complete list would be pretty long, since I am basically a ridiculously happy person. I smile a lot, especially now that I have my dental implant to fill the previous gap. But anyway, that list would definitely include these:

1) Kittens (see avatar!), puppies, and babies

2) good food. OK, I have a weight problem! I try to eat wisely but enjoy what I eat too.

3) Having completed a good workout at the gym

4) Beautiful paintings or sculpture or music

5) Waking up in the morning and realizing I'm retired!
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Old 10-08-2013, 04:59 PM   #25
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Old 10-08-2013, 05:35 PM   #26
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Old 10-08-2013, 06:04 PM   #29
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Many have mentioned puppies, and no argument. I said "dogs." We've had five not counting family dogs we grew up with and I'd rank our favorite dog life stages as
1) old age, they're so sweet and appreciative when they become less independent,
2) puppies, what's not to like (even housebreaking is a funny challenge),
3) adolescence, still love ALL dogs though...
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He wishes! He writes some good stuff, but when he sings pop country, ugh, we just laugh.

Oh, and Haha, DH is getting to see way more of the PNW than he dreamed...turns out the gov't has some kind of shutdown (who knew?) and that delayed our clearing at the port, now a week late. He's couchsurfing right near the big Ferris wheel, and he's gone out with the millennials a time or two but can't quite keep up the late night pace! Can't wait til I get to go out out in May!
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Many have mentioned puppies, and no argument. I said "dogs." We've had five not counting family dogs we grew up with and I'd rank our favorite dog life stages as
1) old age, they're so sweet and appreciative when they become less independent,
2) puppies, what's not to like (even housebreaking is a funny challenge),
3) adolescence, still love ALL dogs though...
Yeah, a friendly dog (lots of tail waggin') always does it for me, too.
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Old 10-08-2013, 07:57 PM   #38
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But my granddaughter makes me smile every time.
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