I’m not going to talk about how often we overlook the small moments of wonder in our busy lives, or how to stop and see them more often – that’s for another post. I just want to mention a few simple pleasures that, if I pause to remember them later, bring their joy into my life again.
The squish of sand between my toes.
The surprise of spring grass in the late summer, after a drought.
The softness of my one-month-old granddaughter’s hair.
The cheerful sound of my daughter’s voice.
Standing amongst my tomato plants, salt shaker in hand.
Watching a hummingbird hover outside my window.
Light at the flick of a switch.
A thick, soft towel, warm from the dryer.
The sound and feel of delightful words like sassafras and serendipitous.
The crackle of a warm fire on a bitter cold day.
The nicker of a horse, the touch of her velvety muzzle.
A bowl of mint ice cream, chocolate sauce, and fresh raspberries.
The way Hubby O’Mine’s eyes crinkle when he smiles.
What are the simple pleasures in your life?