- sitting on the deck with my eyes closed. Blocking out noises such as car engines, airplane engines and listening to the birds—happy that I can pick out the songs of particular species.
feeling the temperature begin to rise to appropriate Spring-like temperatures–a gentle wind brushing across my face.
this…when our mastiff reminds the new neighbor’s dogs that she is the Queen of the Territory by letting out a huge baawoowoowoo—-their dogs run to the fence and look at her. They don’t bark back, they just look at her. In dog language, I’m sure they are thinking silly dog—if that is, in fact, what she is—because she looks and sounds like a sea lion.
- the patience and understanding of my husband. He has never given up on me, I can’t give up on myself.