Everything that Made me Happy in June

  • Wheelchairs from thrift stores
  • Spontaneously seeing friends
  • High school graduates
  • Old friends from long ago
  • Meaningful discussions about the world
  • Farmhouses
  • Newborn goats
  • Smoothie bowl shops
  • Brush pens
  • Talking for hours in a car 
  • “We should hang out a lot more!”
  • Ice
  • Being free to be honest with someone
  • Cute laughter
  • Red-tinted hair
  • People saying they love my name
  • Cookies + cream ice cream
  • Lattes at Dunkin Donuts
  • My mom’s humor
  • When rain falls in a hot season
  • A cleaned room after months of messiness
  • Compression socks
  • Care packages
  • Potsie Packs 
  • Learning to draw
  • Throwback 2000’s music
  • Finding an item I’d previously lost
  • Packages on my doorstep
  • Stationary hauls
  • T-shirts from Out of Print 
  • Postcrossing
  • Receiving unexpected cards in the mail
  • Sudden rainfall
  • New candles
  • Quiet hours in the night
  • Starry music at midnight
  • The Antlers
  • The ambiance of being next to a rain-splattered window
  • Mary Oliver
  • Telling my story 
  • A tremendously kind message from someone who cares
  • People praying for me 
  • Others accepting my illness and offering help 
  • “You always make me smile”
  • Celtic Rock
  • Stargazing in the middle of nowhere
  • Star maps 
  • Sanctuary (hymn)
  • Empty parking lots
  • Animal rescues
  • Dancing in the rain
  • Storms that make the sky look like an apocalyptic movie
  • Shakespearean insults
  • Robert Sean Leonard and Emma Thompson in Much Ado About Nothing
  • The feeling of being at home 
  • Getting an overdue task done
  • Watercolour paintings
  • Making bookmarks
  • Putting mail into post office boxes
  • New cafes opening 
  • Funny oddly specific playlists
  • Glockenspiels

Keep wandering,

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