23 February 2009

simple joys

The cupboards are full and the laundry basket is empty.
The dishwasher is running.
There is a cat curled up beside me purring with unselfconscious abandon who has the softest, most stroke-able belly.
I have an excellent book and a LUSH bubble bath calling me upstairs.
It was light on the way to and from school today--and the sun shone!

Those are happy things.

12 comments:

Tami said...

Sigh. The bubble bath and book sounds absolutely delightful. :)

Tina in CT said...

I agree with Tami.

habeshachild said...

I love LUSH!! enjoy....

Annie said...

Yes, I guess they are. Thanks for letting us experience them for a moment.

Debbie B said...

Glad you found some happy things to focus on.

The Holmes Crew said...

I am never more aware of the joy of these simple things, as when I am here in Russia - where live, overall, IS much simpler! And while I long to be home again, I know the first thing I'll miss, once I am - IS this simplicity!

Andrea said...

I love the smell of a cat's belly when she's been recharging in a beam of sunlight. Sort of dusty and warm, and feels so soft. Of course, my throat closes in when I get near warm, soft cats now, but I do remember how nice it was!

Those all sound like fantastic things-- a bunch of wonderful little treats can be so deliciously spoiling! Enjoy them!

votemom said...

indulging in a book and a bath is so much more enjoyable when the laundry is done and the kitchen is cleaned up. congrats!

Poppy and Peony said...

Sounds like bliss to me :0)

Maura said...

What can be nicer than reading in the bath? Ahhhhhhhh.

Satisfaction on getting stuff done, a pet and a bath...kinda brings peace and calm to life for a little while, doesn't it? Hope you enjoyed. :-)

Kathy Friend said...

This is funny, as I sat down to read blogs, I was thinking "things aren't so bad, I have most of the laundry done, the bathroom is clean, clean sheets on the bed, dinner in the over, one cat (butt in air) on my desk and the other one onthe floor (upside down purring)" Sounds like we're have a similar day! YAY for us!

Also wanted to tell you that I emailed my Russian men friends and wished them a Happy Man's Day - they all got a kick out of that. Thanks for the head's up on that one!

annmarie said...

I hate you and your simple joys...and I say that with love.