THOSE SPECIAL THINGS IN LIFE
June 2, 1999
-Falling in love.
--- Author Unknown --- Sent in by M.B., Age 18 --- Missouri
-Laughing so hard your face hurts.
-A hot shower.
-No lines at the Super Walmart.
-A special glance.
-Taking a drive on a pretty road.
-Hearing your favorite song on the radio.
-Lying in bed listening to the rain outside.
-Hot towels out of the dryer.
-Walking out of your last final.
-Finding the sweater you want is on sale for half price.
-Chocolate milk shakes.
-A long distance phone call.
-Getting invited to a dance.
-A bubble bath.
-A good conversation.
-A care package.
-Finding a $20 bill in your coat from last winter.
-Laughing at yourself.
-Midnight phone calls that last for hours.
-Running through sprinklers.
-Having someone tell you that you're beautiful.
-Laughing at an inside joke.
-A cool breeze on a hot day.
-Getting a hug from your mom after a long trip away from home.
-Accidentally overhearing someone say something nice about you.
-Waking up and realizing you still have a few hours left to sleep.
-Your first kiss.
-Being part of a team.
-Making new friends or spending time with old ones.
-Playing with a new puppy.
-Late night talks with your roommate that keep you from sleeping.
-Having someone play with your hair.
-Road trips with friends.
-Swinging on swings.
-Watching a good movie.
-Going to a really good Dave concert.
-Getting butterflies in your stomach every time you see that one person.
-Making eye contact with a cute stranger.
- Just hearing the voice of the one you love.
-Winning a really competitive game.
-Making chocolate chip cookies.
-Riding a bike downhill.
-An understanding heart.
-Sitting around a campfire with friends.
-Getting a letter from a friend just to say hi.
-Falling asleep before your head hits the pillow.
-Knowing you made a difference, no matter how big or how small ,just as long
as it is for the better.
-Developing a roll of film when you don't know what's on it.
-Cuddling with a small baby.
-Knowing you helped someone out during a hard time.
-The crunching sound that packed snow makes when you step on it.
-Waking up for class and then realizing it's Saturday.
-Getting a hug from a friend for no reason.
-Getting a standing ovation from a huge crowd.
-The unspoken look between friends that says it all.
-Sharing your true feelings with the people that care most about you.
-Making someone happy.
-Playing in the rain at night with your friends, even though you're "too old".
-Falling asleep with the person you love in your arms.
-Sitting outside by yourself in the middle of the night looking up at the
-Being able to truly trust your best friends.
-Sitting with friends talking about old times.
-Hugging the person you love.
-Holding on to the memories, instead of the pain.
-Realizing that you really are important in the lives of others and knowing
that you have a friend that will be a friend for life.
-Realizing true friends will always stand beside you NO matter what.
-Going to dinner with someone and spending hours after the meal just talking
-Having a child come up to you and thank you for everything you have done
-Anticipating seeing old friends.
-Having people come up to you to say, "you look great, have you lost
-The smell of rain just before a storm.
-Driving with the windows down on a Spring day.
-Going to the Zoo.
-Singing loudly along with a song in the car.
-Lazy Sundays after a fun weekend with friends
-White Christmas lights that stay up all year.
-Sisters(& brothers) that become your best friends once you all go to college.
-Dancing to your favorite song when no one is looking.
-The feeling you get after a really great workout.
-Sleeping in your own bed.
-Laughing really hard and being stupid with good friends and thinking that
you don't need anyone else to have a good time.
-Laying in the sun with nothing to worry about!!!
-Holding the one you love under the stars.
-Waking up in the arms of someone you love.
-Knowing someone trusts you enough to tell you their deepest secrets, and
never telling them to anyone.
-Friends who make you laugh when your world has just been turned upside
down and it feels like you won't see the sun again for a while.
-Finishing a research paper after dreading writing it for months!
-Having everything in life going smoothly and you can't help but walk on air!
-Looking deep into another's eyes while they're looking deep into your's.
-When you finally get a compliment about something you've been working on
-Getting your drivers license and finally being free.
-Finding the one who makes you laugh, even though they're not trying.
-Getting a great compliment when you aren't trying to look good. (sweatshirt
-Someone who is really interested in what you have to say.
-Sleeping late and staying in your pj's all day.
-Spending the night at your friend's house.
-Coming home from school knowing that you can lay on the couch and not worry
about a thing.
-Realizing that there is hope when nothing else seems possible.
-Seeing that there is something to look forward to.