(In the tradition of “happiness is… and “1000 awesome things”)
A purring cat.
The smell of fresh basil.
The smell of a freshly-picked ripe tomato.
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Sitting in a sunny window (bonus if you have a cat on your lap).
The smell of freshly dug soil.
The smell after a rainstorm.
The smell of pure sandalwood oil.
Sitting on the grass in the sun.
The smell of balsam fir wreaths/Christmas trees.
When the snack I eat looks like the one on the packaging.
Walking on deer paths in the woods, especially when they are challenging.
Having an F16 fly right over you.
Watching the Blue Angels perform live.
When your cup of tea is just right.
Homemade iced lemon tea with a twist of peppermint leaf.
Doing something that makes people say “Whoa!”
Touching a cat’s tongue when it yawns.
Hugging something warm and fluffy.
Putting your car in neutral while going down a long, steep, straight hill and making it all the way up the other hill.
Flying over the water at midday.
Watching the sunset from an airplane window.
Someone massaging your feet.
The smell of a blown-out match or candle.
Watching any really big airplane land.
The sound of water running over rocks.