Uplifting comforts

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Re: Uplifting comforts

Post: # 138136Post MuddyWitch
Wed Jan 14, 2009 1:06 pm

Seeing the first green "noses" of the daffs poke through, and I just have :lol:

Tasting the first peas of the year

Pulling on my gardening boots and digging for 1/2 an hour WITHOUT my dodgy knee hurting! yay!

Being able to share these simple pleasures with like-minded ISH folk :hugish:

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Re: Uplifting comforts

Post: # 138195Post Milims
Wed Jan 14, 2009 5:51 pm

Home made bread, fresh from the oven, still warm and buttery - mmmmmm! And I just had some :mrgreen:
Let us be lovely
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Let us be silly and free
It won't make us famous
It won't make us rich
But damn it how happy we'll be!
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Re: Uplifting comforts

Post: # 138199Post pumpy
Wed Jan 14, 2009 6:04 pm

Milims wrote:Home made bread, fresh from the oven, still warm and buttery - mmmmmm! And I just had some :mrgreen:
That has to be one of the best things ever!......closely followed by walking in the forest(just down the road) at first light, watching the deer. Looking at the night-sky thro' the telescope, & that first cup of tea in the morning!
it's either one or the other, or neither of the two.

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Re: Uplifting comforts

Post: # 138207Post The Riff-Raff Element
Wed Jan 14, 2009 7:35 pm

There is a walk I take with the dog sometimes that goes across some fairly ordinary countryside but then dips into a narrow lane with high hedges where there are bee hives in the meadows. Then I go through some seriously ancient woodland, past some standing stones and the shrine to a little known saint named Gaoust who lived as a hermit near this village and I get a fine view of the village before heading down another little lane to home.

And I've never met anyone on this walk, so I imagine that when I'm on it I've stepped out of the world and I have nothing at all to worry about and no-one to whom I need give consequence.

Aside from the uplift that I get from my family, this walk does more for my morale than anything else.

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Re: Uplifting comforts

Post: # 138215Post Penny Lane
Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:50 pm

The thing that uplifts me most is making my little one laugh! I can't help but laugh with him :sunny:
Other things... fresh baked bread, going for walks in the fresh air, surprise hugs from the other half (doesn't happen enough!), new recipes turning out nice (doesn't happen enough!).
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Going to work, to get money, to translate into things, which you use up, which means you go to work again, etc, etc.
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What we should be doing is working at the job of life itself."
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Re: Uplifting comforts

Post: # 138234Post Milims
Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:13 pm

Wednesday afternoons - it's my longest day at work but I know that Thursday is my day off and it's when my OH and I have our weekly "date" - something as simple as a hot choc and a bun in a local cafe - but it's wonderful! :hugish: :lol:
Let us be lovely
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Let us be silly and free
It won't make us famous
It won't make us rich
But damn it how happy we'll be!
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Re: Uplifting comforts

Post: # 138237Post Fizzy Izzy
Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:21 pm

Hugs from those I love :hugish:

A good book to read

The satisfaction of finishing a job having done it well
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Re: Uplifting comforts

Post: # 138250Post LBR
Wed Jan 14, 2009 11:58 pm

Such nice things in all these posts!

Drinking a glass of milk.

Getting things put away and having space.

Giving things to someone who really appreciates the giving and the things.

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Re: Uplifting comforts

Post: # 138252Post the.fee.fairy
Thu Jan 15, 2009 12:49 am

hugs! Yes! I love a good hug! Only certain people give good hugs though :(

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Re: Uplifting comforts

Post: # 138339Post mamos
Thu Jan 15, 2009 12:52 pm

Getting to 100 posts on the ish forum

See what I did there :lol:

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Re: Uplifting comforts

Post: # 138343Post the.fee.fairy
Thu Jan 15, 2009 1:05 pm

Aaah...i remember the first time i was in the top 20 posters...i couldn't decide whether that was a good or a bad thing...!

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Re: Uplifting comforts

Post: # 138345Post Odsox
Thu Jan 15, 2009 1:10 pm

the.fee.fairy wrote:Aaah...i remember the first time i was in the top 20 posters...i couldn't decide whether that was a good or a bad thing...!
How did you know you were in the top 20, is there a league table somewhere ? :scratch:
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Re: Uplifting comforts

Post: # 138368Post Annpan
Thu Jan 15, 2009 2:23 pm

http://www.selfsufficientish.com/forum/ ... ?sk=d&sd=a

You can go to member list, then sort by posts.... but I got the shortcut for you :mrgreen: ...... John cheated
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Re: Uplifting comforts

Post: # 138373Post Odsox
Thu Jan 15, 2009 2:33 pm

Thanks ... got to make more posts then, I'm number 68
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Re: Uplifting comforts

Post: # 138374Post Odsox
Thu Jan 15, 2009 2:36 pm

Odsox wrote:Thanks ... got to make more posts then, I'm number 68
Sorry, make that 64 :geek:
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