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Name: Thomas Mitchell
Central Ohio (Zone 6a)
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thommesM
Nov 12, 2019 1:03 PM CST
Been around for almost a year. Didn't realize this 'everything but gardening' section existed. Here's a post that I started in a different forum a long long time ago in a galaxy far far away. There is no wrong answer. There are many right answers. You yourself may have many right answers. I have a ton of right answers. I hope that you post and read often...

Happiness is a home cooked dinner made by mom.
Everyone has something they can teach; everyone has something they can learn.
Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
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NJBob
Nov 12, 2019 9:23 PM CST
A good book.
Sounds silly but on a cold day like today having heated seats on the new car made me pretty happy.
Name: Thomas Mitchell
Central Ohio (Zone 6a)
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thommesM
Nov 13, 2019 5:32 AM CST
Heated seats are not silly. I was eventually going to add heated seats to the thread...

Happiness is driving to work in 9 degree weather, turning on the heater, having a very strong odor of burning rubber come from the vents, worry about your car catching on fire, driving another 3 miles, having the semi that's half a mile in front of you pull over, seeing the semi have a flat tire, passing the semi, having the odor of burning rubber go away, AND realizing that the odor came from the semi and there's nothing wrong with your car.
Everyone has something they can teach; everyone has something they can learn.
Name: Ginger
Fountain, Florida (Zone 8b)
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gingin
Nov 13, 2019 1:28 PM CST
Happiness is a big dog to cuddle with under the covers on a cold night...my red nose pit, Dixie is better then any elec blanket๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ
Each cloud has a silver lineing if only you look for it.
Name: Bob
Vernon N.J. (Zone 6a)
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NJBob
Nov 13, 2019 8:12 PM CST
There is not much that can give more joy then having a good dog.
Name: Ginger
Fountain, Florida (Zone 8b)
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gingin
Nov 14, 2019 9:47 AM CST
I agree absolutely but a good horse is right up there too
Each cloud has a silver lineing if only you look for it.
Name: Gene Staver
Portage WI 53901 (Zone 5a)
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gasrocks
Nov 14, 2019 1:37 PM CST
Good health. Being mentally alert. Living in a safe, secure environment. Lots of life experience. Having a positive attitude. Plenty of good things to look forward to. Money? Friends.
Name: Gene Staver
Portage WI 53901 (Zone 5a)
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gasrocks
Nov 14, 2019 2:38 PM CST
A clear conscience of present and all past experience.
Name: Gene Staver
Portage WI 53901 (Zone 5a)
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gasrocks
Nov 14, 2019 2:46 PM CST
A small sense that you might just be making the world a better place.
Name: Thomas Mitchell
Central Ohio (Zone 6a)
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thommesM
Nov 15, 2019 5:16 AM CST
Happiness is having a long time friend text you out of the blue.
Everyone has something they can teach; everyone has something they can learn.
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Name: Gene Staver
Portage WI 53901 (Zone 5a)
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gasrocks
Nov 15, 2019 7:30 AM CST
I think it was Rousseau who wrote about a time when he and his best friend were floating out in the ocean on a moonless night. Complete silence, completely black. A sense of being alone but knowing your friend was nearby.
Name: Ronnie (Veronica)
Southeastern PA (Zone 6b)
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luvsgrtdanes
Nov 15, 2019 2:13 PM CST
Puppy kisses!
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
Name: Ginger
Fountain, Florida (Zone 8b)
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gingin
Nov 16, 2019 8:53 AM CST
Senior dog kisses too๐Ÿ’œ
Each cloud has a silver lineing if only you look for it.
Name: Ronnie (Veronica)
Southeastern PA (Zone 6b)
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luvsgrtdanes
Nov 16, 2019 8:57 AM CST
Speaking of dogs...Happiness is when your senior dog takes a liking to the new addition Lovey dubby
I was worried when I got gifted the new pup, wasn't really in the plans for few more years as Winston didn't take well to other dogs after Harper died. He is getting better and better everyday and is even acting younger than ever before. My heart is happy! nodding
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
Name: Ginger
Fountain, Florida (Zone 8b)
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gingin
Nov 16, 2019 4:41 PM CST
That's such good news Ronnie! Very happy for you all๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿค—
Each cloud has a silver lineing if only you look for it.
Name: Robin Bunch
Odenton, Maryland (Zone 7a)
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robinbunch5
Nov 17, 2019 6:41 AM CST
Happiness is when your feral cat shows up after being AWOL for two cold nights, and is talking loudly about how hungry he is. It makes my morning every day that he is waiting for me.
Now I would be happier if he would use the shelter I made for him.
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Name: Thomas Mitchell
Central Ohio (Zone 6a)
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thommesM
Nov 18, 2019 6:13 AM CST
Remembered something that made me happy over the weekend....

Probably only composters will understand this one.

Happiness is having neighbors deliver leaves to your house for you to shred to use as mulch around your oak trees.

Bliss is finding out that 2 of the cubic yard bags of leaves are already shredded!!!!!!
Everyone has something they can teach; everyone has something they can learn.
Name: Gene Staver
Portage WI 53901 (Zone 5a)
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gasrocks
Nov 18, 2019 8:41 AM CST
"By and large, people who enjoy teaching animals to roll over will find themselves happier with a dog."

โ€” Barbara Holland
Name: Gene Staver
Portage WI 53901 (Zone 5a)
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gasrocks
Nov 18, 2019 9:18 PM CST
Let's get down to basics. Happiness is getting a thumbs (up) from this site.
Name: Ronnie (Veronica)
Southeastern PA (Zone 6b)
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luvsgrtdanes
Nov 19, 2019 6:11 AM CST
I agree Gene nodding

It is also a sunny forecast!
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

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