January 8th, 2017

1000 Things We Like: Cold Sunday Night Edition

Thanks so much for continuing to like things, you guys. The cold, coupled with having to go back to work tomorrow morning, when it will no doubt still be cold, is hell on my morale. So these really cheered me up. Enjoy these likes!

From Frederique Delapree

112. Star Trek: The Next Generation
113. OWL magazine
114. A diverse and well-organised sticker album
115. Calligraphy
116. People with red hair
117. Blue nail polish

From AMT

118. winter clementines
119. dogs snoring
120. the fact that little staplers have appeared multiple times on multiple of these lists
121. sparing amounts of eggnog
123. recycling my christmas tree
124. buying many plane tickets all at once
125. good reviews
126. when people you’ve always liked turn out to also be really successful
127. almond butter
128. right after you’ve vacuumed
129. zipping up very long boots
130. ice skating outside in a new american town and guessing who the other canadian-born skaters are
131. atomic fireball cinnamon candies
132. extra lip balm
133. finding toonies in my american purse(s)
134. very warm socks
135. very warm leg warmers
136. lindy hop
137. watching the dog run in her sleep
138. flavoured coffee (i know.)
139. hugging

From Alison Foster
140. watching people eat ice cream (extra bonus if the person is over 80 years old).
141. The print from my baby’s ear that gets left on my arm from breast-feeding).
142. Ear hair on babies.
143. Listening to a really good song really loudly on repeat for an entire car ride or road trip.
144. Opening up a suitcase that still smells like the last trip you took.
145. Fat cats.
146. Beer.
147. Butter tarts made by my parents.
148. Nice people.
149. Laughing with people.
150. Swimming/floating.
151. Long, hot showers.
152. Sleeping outside in the sun.
153. Learning how to do something.
154. The smell of new clothes.
155. Segue (both in language and the ride-y kind).
156. Segues.
157. Segways.
158. Sleeping.
159. Puns.
160. Online shopping.
161. In-store shopping.
162. Singing/playing music with others.
163. Singing/playing music by myself.
164. Listening to my daughter sing.
165. Sewing.
166. Falling asleep during yoga class.
167. When someone farts during yoga class.
168. Farting during yoga class.
169. Farting in general.
170. Going out for breakfast.
171. Stars.
172. The moon.
173. Science.
174. Math.
175. Art.
176. The relationship between math and art.
177. Making art.
178. Finding things that you’ve lost.
179. Making faces in the mirror.
180. Heated seats.
181. Watching TV with my husband at the end of the day when the kids are asleep.
182. Knowing that there are many more things that I like and that it may take the rest of my life to make a complete list.

2 Responses to “1000 Things We Like: Cold Sunday Night Edition”

  • Frédérique says:

    I’m sad AMT picked flavoured coffee because yes!

    Almonds
    Having a very satisfying imaginary conversation in your head
    Construction paper
    Icicles
    Emojis
    Toddler sneezes
    Beauty Blenders (they work!)
    Lesser awards shows (like People’s Choice or Golden Globes)
    Justin Bieber’s Sorry (Yes, I said it!)
    Very sharp kitchen knives
    A hard copy of your local paper
    The feeling of autonomy and control that driving a car provides
    Logic puzzles in Tele 7 Jeux magazine
    Pâté and baguette
    The shape of the Orangina bottle
    Lisa Frank stationery
    A big map of the world
    Top hats


  • Julia Zarankin says:

    novels by Marilynne Robinson
    holding a magnolia warbler in my hand
    watching a displaying American woodcock
    eating my mom’s borscht
    letters in the mail
    watching the mailman’s truck arrive
    usable beautiful pottery
    buying the ideal mug
    writing letters
    Chekhov’s Lady with a Lapdog
    early Woody Allen movies
    the first cup of coffee of the day
    binoculars
    bird t-shirts by Paul Riss
    Marimekko bags
    herring
    cardamom buns
    dense rye bread
    the first red-winged blackbird of spring


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