Wednesday, November 16, 2011

people are about as happy as they choose to be

Week 45 of the Wednesday lists.
With thanks to Mr. Lincoln for the title.

Eli, up close

Things that make me happy today
* Sloane is coming home from Alaska tonight! * Sloane and my Mom got to ride and drive a dogsled. * I attended the most wonderful reading conference for the last two days. * Some of my blog readers noticed my absence and missed me while I was gone. ;^) * My photos of the little guy up there make me very happy. * I learned lots and lots and lots at the conference. * It is an absolutely gorgeous day! * My kids were all glad to see me. * Sloane is coming home tonight! * Thanksgiving is just around the corner. * I have a great bunch of women that I get to spend my days with. * Jeffrey. Jeffrey, Jeffrey, Jeffrey. Just typing his name makes me smile. * The people I work with are patient with my mistakes and tender with each other. * Our PTA donated all their left over carnival prizes for our Christmas Around the World party. * By the way, Sloane is coming home tonight!

What about you? What makes you happy today?

16 comments:

S. Etole said...

Is Sloane coming home tonight?!!!!!! Smiling for you!

Suz said...

I hear Sloane is coming home tonight

hugs
Alaska...what a lucky girl
and Jeff...lucky guy

spread your wings said...

oh i know you missed Sloan. I bet she will have some great stories for you when she returns. sounds like an awesome experience for her.

Ms. K @ Write On Thyme said...

Today I am happy for you! And you (and Mr. Lincoln) are so right! We have so little idea just how easy it is to change our minds to be happy every day. We don't think it is a choice, but it is. And I'm happy for my clients, my home, time to sit at the computer this morning before seeing clients.
Thank you for the reminder, lovely Relyn!
xoxo~ Kirsten

Georgianna said...

You being happy makes me happy! What wonderful adventures for Sloane! She will always cherish this trip. xoxo – g

Debby said...

Can't wait to hear all about Sloane's trip. Hope she took lots of pictures. That little guy is so cute.

Ally said...

I've always liked that quote.

As for what makes me happy today? Well, the sense that I'm finally getting my stuff together and focusing on what is really important to me vs what other people think is important. Kind of fun, kind of scary.

Jennifer Richardson said...

happy sloancoming!!!
enjoy some sweet togetherness:)
-Jennifer

Dawn said...

She made it home, eh! :)

Jeanne said...

Fabulous indeed.
Love you and all you share.
Love Jeanne

Hausfrau said...

Hope Sloane had a wonderful time!

I know you're aware how blessed you are to be in a work environment with kind and patient colleagues. Too bad it can't be that way in every school!

christinelaennec said...

I love that quote from Mr. Lincoln. I hope Sloane had a fabbydoo time.

Marilyn said...

what makes me happy is reading this post and knowing that Sloane is coming home.

Amy said...

Welcome back--we did miss you! And welcome back Sloane, too. I bet she came home with stories of all sorts of adventures! What a gift . . .

Jeanie said...

What joy! I feel happy just reading this! What a happy homecoming this will be for you!

cristie said...

your gal is now home and all is right with the world. xox

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