53-104 of 2012 wOws!

My “word” for 2012 is wOw!           wOw! is one of those fabulous words that fits positive, negative and neutral situations.  It’s a word we can use when no other will work.   Over this next year of Sundays, I’m going to share some wOw!moments from the previous week.  By December 31, 2012, I’ll have shared 2012wOw! moments.    I hope you’ll have spotted (and maybe even shared) close to that, too.

Here’s what’s made me say wOw! this week:

54. www.pinterest.com;

55. sleeping ’til 8:15am;

56. Cule Yule cd from Donna & Berle at Off the Beaten Path;

57. Frank Gault’s cooking;

58. great hugs;

59. evidence of mice;

60. www.pandora.com;

61.checking voicemail and hearing messages from my sister;

62. the great news that the LKW Post Office will NOT close this year;

63. the Packers’ and Saints’ losses;

64. The Good Wife marathon;

65. the fun being back at Cheap Therapy;

66.homemade tomato/orange soup and asparagus tart;

67. the North Carolina Museum of Forestry;

68. a fabulous Lovey’s lunch with Judy;

69. how easily and surprisingly tears flow;

70. the sadness of ending a good book;

71.  the joy of starting a new one;

72. keeping a fire going all day;

73. the honor of bearing witness to someone’s story;

74. closing my Twitter account;

75. working through to the other side of a disagreement;

76. having to stop my car so three deer could cross the road;

77. yin yoga in the pm;

78. yang yoga in the am;

79.  letting Blossom take me for a walk

80. breakfast tacos;

81. my new purple pen;

82. a loving 11:08 Friday text from Pickett (this was the exact two week mark of Mari’s passing);

83. a Mentalist marathon;

84. then a Jerseylicious one (hey, judge not lest ye be judged.  😉);

85. realizing (for the 20th time that day) that I couldn’t call Mari;

86. a perfectly poached egg;

87. Greek yogurt;

88. open windows in February;

89.clean bed linens;

90. Etta James;

91. clean Cheap Therapy Studio curtains;

92. the American political system;

93. watching cardinals eat from my teacup bird feeder;

94. Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me!;

95. napping on a rainy Saturday afternoon;

96. cruise ship captains cleverly disguised as scumbags;

97. saying NO without guilt;

98. my Kindle;

99. asking for help;

100. accepting help as it’s offered;

101. finishing an OK book;

102. chatting with a longtime pal;

103. starting a new and FABULOUS book (thanks, Chris!);

104. an entire day without TV;

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9 thoughts on “53-104 of 2012 wOws!

  1. Hey Lisa,
    I have one for you…enjoying the little things in life before I realize that one day, the little things will become the big things. : )

  2. It’s so neat to watch your list growing and being blessed to share those wOw moments with you. By that I mean, I can’t share your exact moments, but I have had many similar moments in my own life…and when I read yours I remember my own. THANKS for making that happen for me.

    I hope you have a wonderful week!

  3. Enchanted Island on the Met Opera HD broadcast–mermaids in mid-air sprinkling silver spangles, Placido Domingo looking completely ridiculous as Neptune but still sounding like himself, tears for Prospero’s last speech (“our revels now are ended” . .. ), Danielle de Niese and Joyce diDonato singing like demigoddesses, the fabulous, crazy staging, the contralto whose name I didn’t catch, the AWFUL makeup on handsome Luca Pissarone.

  4. Love this weeks WoW list. You are so amazing and such a beautiful person. Many good positive vibes and Blessings to you. You are loves:)

  5. another WoW moment – the face of God in that photo you posted…

    reading your WoW list gives a great warm & fuzzy feeling and helps me remember my own WoW moments, too. thank you!!!

  6. You remain an inspiration and a blessing! My WoW moment, knowing you are always with me!

  7. Pam, thanks for the little things/big things reminder~
    Penny, thanks for sharing your colorful opera wOws~
    Rox, thanks for sharing your rich MS wOws~
    Judi, Adena, Berle, Pickett and Linda, ❤ u 2!

    you all wOw! me!

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