834 – 890 in a year 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 2012 wOw! moments.   

I hope you’ll have spotted (and maybe even shared) close to that, too.

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

834.  heartbreaking reality of the death of a dear woman;

835.  the honor of helping create a  Before I Die… Wall in Columbus County;

836.  how even a ‘slow-motion‘ Sunday can be wonderFULL;

837.  how every time I attend a high graduation ceremony I remember how I felt on That Day 36 years ago;

838.  noticing the black eye I gave myself (by hitting myself with my car door);

839.  blueberry season;

840.  a picture of The Snake my pals Lendon & Pickett found in their yard;

841.  fresh peaches;

842.  how easily and well dropbox.com works for transferring huge files;

843.  fine tuning the new Cheap Therapy product designs (available next month!);

844.  being present to witness friends make difficult and healthy choices;

845. the JOY of reading a book I don’t want to put down;

846.  not being able to see across LKW (Lake Waccamaw) because of the morning haze;

847.  the hope that my neighbors don’t mind my ‘harvesting’ their hydrangeas when they’re not home (whew, THAT confession feels GREAT :));

848.  how, even though I do love some new music, not much beats my Carole King, Van Morrison, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bonnie Raitt playlist;

849.  the ‘return‘ of the TV show Dallas ~ really?;

850.  eyebuydirect.com‘s two-for-one sale!;

851.  getting to wear my yoga clothes while at work ALL DAY;

852.  grilled scallops & peach salsa with fresh corn and real tomatoes;

853.  watching reports about how Robin Roberts is dealing with the cancer in her body;

854.  remembering how holy it was to give my sister Mari foot rubs during her chemo sessions;

855.  a perfectly-timed conversation with Linda;

856.  the fun of planning a ‘date day’;

857.  how giving Blossom a bath turns into a mutual experience;

858.  turning into bed ‘early‘ so I can read more;

859.  waking to fogged-up windows;

860.  resisting the temptation to throw my scanner in the lake;

861.  a blessed conversation with a dear friend of my sister;

862.  printing close to $50 worth of coupons that I will actually USE;

863.  the funeral of a friend;

864.  being humbled by the truth that none of us can heal another’s pain;

865.  having a child in WalMart try to talk me into giving him my walking stick (he almost WON :));

866.  having a telemarketer ask me if I wanted to save money by not using my local post office and gleefully telling him, “No thanks.  I want to KEEP my local post office.”  and hearing him reply, “Good on you!” ;

867.  realizing that I was having the final night to myself – with no meetings, just me alone – til early July;

868.  a magical yin yoga session;

869.  a fabulous ‘girl hippie spa day’;

870.  letting go of my guilt over how much FUN the new Whole Foods Market is;

871.  fresh mozzarella;

872.  No Pudge brownies;

873.  balance & moderation :);

874.  NOT turning on the TV all day;

875.  the trepidation of starting a new book AND LOVING IT;

876.  fun plans for the North Carolina Museum of Forestry’s new Gift Shop;

877.  the BIG gator across the road from my home;

878.  needing to ask folk to stop feeding the above mentioned gator;

879.  walking around Myrtle Beach pretending we were tourists;

880.  finding gas in MB for $2.99;

881.  the return of kohlrabi at the farmers’ market;

882.  catching-up with a friend;

883.  homemade kale chips;

884.  the first annual Whiteville Rotary Club Cardboard Boat Race;

885.  how well Awesome Blossom behaved at The Race;

886.  my plans for the Cheap Therapy entry in next year’s Race;

887.  Tom’s report of his latest car show;

888.  celebrating the triumphs of a young woman who’s dear to me;

889.  the truth that we are all cracked in our own ways;

890.  laughter from two gals pals when I gave them The Look;

What made you say wOw! this week?

5 thoughts on “834 – 890 in a year of 2012 wOws!

  1. Me too on the Whole Foods opening! Best Pimento cheese EVER (When I went back for more it was outa stock)-Also veggi sushi YUMMY!!

  2. Amma/Robin, that’s was Tom calls it when i get a massage, ‘do’ healthy lunch and shop at a ‘fancy’ grocery store with my gal pal Jo 🙂

    Ginger, oh darn! i missed both of them. guess i’ll just have to go back… 🙂

    thanks for chiming in ya’ll…

  3. having a new, ten year old friend, give me a wonderful tutoring session on how to add music to my iPhone

  4. Judi, LOVE this! i just entered iPhoneland, too. WHAT an adventure. now i just need to find me a ten-year-old 🙂
    thanks…

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