Things I really like:

richly illustrated children’s books
farmers markets
traveling overseas
my little apartment
Celtic liturgical prayer
learning to bake bread
water– in the form of rivers, oceans and rain, especially
also the sound of water running or falling
potatoes– roasted, boiled, fried, or baked
being surrounded by color in my home
lilly of the valley
fairies and gnomes (especially Cicely Mary Barker’s Flower Fairies)
freshly vacuumed floors
orange depression glass
antique stores and flea markets
lists and crossing things off of lists
quilt shops (especially Amelia’s)
anything I ever read by Willa Cather
napping under heavy covers
folkish music (Peter Mayer, James Taylor, Rene and Jeremy)
green yard eggs (because of my daughter)
my sweet family
cooking for friends
talking to my mom and dad on the phone
our new house church
changing leaves
laughing until I cry
wearing babies
TLC’s “What Not to Wear” and The Food Chanel
when Tim wears cologne

Things I do not like:

hot and humid weather
the awkward first part of meeting new people
non-foods that are marketed as foods
most commercials
children’s books that are tripe
uncomfortable clothing