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#810: I Like...

  • people who look like gelflings.
  • the little pink eraser nubs on the ends of yellow pencils.
  • cold medication that makes me feel warm, stoned, and a little numb.
  • the satisfaction of horking up a really chunky gob of brightly coloured lung mucus.
  • to twitter.
  • that the word proper looks like it should be pronounced pr-oh-per.
  • a Gershwin tune.
  • it when Oskar licks my armpit.
  • the smell of soft cat food fresh from the tin.
  • the highly vowelled word sequoia.
  • the word kettle, too.
  • fresh coffee from the french press early in the morning.
  • abacuses.
  • wearing layers of blankets in a cold house, because it feels very authorly.
  • scratching itches, especially this new one I have in one of my laparoscopic hysterectomy scars.
  • BlogRush, (and you will, too).
  • red Swingline staplers.
  • licking the sweet, cheap chocolate out of a Toffifee and throwing the rest of it away.
  • butter chicken.
  • three-hour long hot baths in deep tubs with sunshine streaming through the window and books, a notebook, and a pen at the ready.
  • the AOLer Translator, because is makes this sentence look like this: I LIEK TEH AOLAR TRANSLA2R B/C SI MAEKS THES SENT3NC3 LOK LIEK THES.
  • orange sweaters.
  • toast with butter and brown sugar.
  • the sound of freshly fallen leaves rustling around my shoes when I walk through grass.
  • handbell choirs.
  • listening to people swear when they drive their cars.
  • my cheddar cheese quiches, even though they fall every time.
  • crumbling cement and stone where buildings used to stand.
  • turkey bacon.
  • the workings inside clocks and the cuckoos that go with them.
  • Johnny Cash's "When The Man Comes Around", despite its big R religiousness. (turn It UP LOUD.)
  • the orderliness of bulleted lists.
  • "The View" Discusses - Is Earth Flat?

    #809: The Rockin' Girl Blogger Award