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Jan 10, 2010

HAPPY 101 AWARD


Either everyone has run out of blog friends to give these to or I am a very lucky blogger. I was given this award by three different people yesterday.
Bill West @ West in New England , Frances @ Branching Out Through The Years and Becky @ Grace & Glory . Now technically Becky awarded this to me on my other site Stories of My Ancestors but I will be lazy and write one post to put on both my sites.
As it usually goes with these awards we are required to tell something of ourselves and to pass them on to others. This list is 10 things that make me happy. I will skip over the obvious ones of  family and friends and try to come up with some different ones.
  1. I am happy when the dog does not pee on the floor in front of company.
  2. I am happy when I am not stopped by a train while on my way to coffee group. This is a bone of contention in our community. I mean I am talking my first cup of coffee for the day here. Move it.
  3. I am happy when my husband remembers to call after a day of snowmobiling in the mountains to tell me they made it back to the cabin safely. Maybe I should be more worried about getting a phone call in the morning after all these guys have been back at the cabin for the night to make sure they survive the evening festivities. 
  4. I am happy that my sisters can sing just as well as I do. Read this any way you like.
  5. I am happy when I hear a basketball bouncing either on pavement or in a gym. I don't get that nearly enough anymore.
  6. I am happy it doesn't snow often here in the Vancouver area. We are not supposed to get much snow here but last year was a doozy, snowing every day for over a month. So far this year we are good. Abnormally high temperatures here yesterday.
  7. I am happy that I have tall people in my house to reach things for me. Second shelf is too high for me. Of course if these tall people would put things where I can reach them I wouldn't need their help. Hey...it occurs to me that all the alcohol is in the cupboard above the fridge. What's up with that?
  8. I am happy that I am such a good driver because everyone else out there drives like an idiot. 
  9. I am happy that I have so many unfinished projects in my life because I will have to live forever to get them done. 
  10. I am happy that my family and friends actually know how crazy weird I am and they still love me. I know this because they all emailed me a warning when the government announced they were going to lock up all the crazy weird people in the city. "Run little buddy, run" was what they all said.
Now I am supposed to pass this on to 10 people. Yikes. So many of you don't post awards. Let me think. I try not to tag the same people over and over again. I will have to stop my list at 8 today. If you prefer not to join in just know that you were thought of.


Hey don't go yet...did you leave me a note?

13 comments:

xinex said...

It is so nice to know more about you, Lori. Congrats on the awards!..Christine

Kathleen said...

And I am happy that YOU are happy! :)
Happy Sunday!

Sandy said...

Lori,
I just got up a few minutes ago, and this post was perfect for first thing in the morning! LOL You crack me up!!!!! Thank you so much for this award.....:)

Deb said...

great list Lori...I love the last one the best!!!! <3

Mary said...

Congratulations on your well deserved award. I particularly fond of numbers 1 and 9 above :-).

Ali said...

Well thank you Lori. Aren't you sweet! No. 8 on your list really made me laugh. I'll post and pass on this award to the best of my humble abilities.

Ali

The Lucy and Dick Show said...

Thanks! I am honored! I have no idea how to post the badge, but...we'll see how it goes!

MiMi said...

Congrats!!!

mbkatc230 said...

"Run, little buddy, run". OMG, I'm cracking up here. We must have the same circle of friends and family.... Kathy

peace said...

hahaha those were great. I LOVE BASKETBALL!!!

storyteller said...

Congratulations on this award and the Kiss Ass Blogger Award too. I've been busy with my sister lately and away from the computer but I'm doing what I can to catch up. Thanks for making your entire post available in the feed so I can read them all before clicking over to comment. I enjoyed learning more about you here ... and marveled at the vignettes in the previous post (shaking MY head).
Hugs and blessings,

storyteller said...

Oh gosh ... I did mean Kick Ass! Pardon my fumbling fingers and addled brain ...
Hugs and blessings,

hummer said...

Okay, you have cracked me up big time. Especially the driving. My daughter would so be right with you. I am too but (lol) too refined to say so, (rolling on the floor laughing). You are good.
Frances

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