1. A gift of alpaca yarn from a friend who knows the actual alpaca in question, Stormrider
2. Friends who can spend an hour crying in the basement together, and it still feels like a good time
3. Cheese balls
4. Stumbling into a pancake syrup chugging competition at 4:00 a.m.
5. Bonding with a goldfish, I kid you not
Wage a battle against embitterment and take part in 365 days of Grace in Small Things.