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15 Simple Pleasures

I'll admit to using writing prompts to jumpstart my engine every morning. I either write some mumbo-jumbo or blog about something. If it doesn't appear in this blog, it simply means that the mumbo-jumbo is not publishable quality or contains too many swear words. :-)


Anyway, today I am supposed to write about 15 simple pleasures in life and focus on one. ONLY ONE? Sigh...OK, here goes.





  1. My kids tell me that they love me
  2. Getting a personal drawing from my kids
  3. Realizing that a family member/friend is capable of forgiving you despite you being a dufus and a total beeatch about things sometimes
  4. Getting a surprise phone call from a dear friend you deeply love (not that kind of love, OK?)
  5. Coffee in the morning
  6. Learning how to play a new song on the piano
  7. Rolling around on bed after changing the sheets
  8. A teddy bear
  9. A good book
  10. Slathering on lotion on my skin after shower - SHIOK!!!!
  11. Dancing for no reason
  12. Singing for no reason
  13. Showering, the warm water is always magical on the nerves
  14. A hug from my kids or friends
  15. Peaceful sleep
OK, now I am supposed to focus on one and I am going to choose 11 and 12...I know that is two but they're intertwined. Have you ever have a bad day or just find it hard to jumpstart your day only to find yourself blaring some really cheesy song from back in the 80's or something and dance and sing to it with wild abandon? 


Yeah, I do that. It might look crazy to other people but it really kills stress. Like I hate mopping and sweeping the floor. I hate laundry. Whenever I have to do them chores, I dance and sing like I enjoy it. It works. 


OK, over and out. This freelance writer's got to do what she's got to do to bring in some mullah. 

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