Things Money Can't Buy . . .

Sunday, June 1, 2008

1. First Kisses.
2. Getting to a class late and realizing that the professor isn't there yet.
3. The loyalty of a good friend.
4. Getting out of a bad relationship.
5. Seeing an old friend, after a long time.
6. The feeling of sand on your toes.
7. Lying on the grass and staring at the sky.
8. Having a meaningful relationship that last well into the night.
9. A shoulder to cry on.
10. A baby's smile.
11. Love.
12. Forgiveness.
13. Taking your shoes off after an exhausting day.
14. A back rub from someone your love.
15. A good night's sleep.
16. How a good song can really, really affect you.
17. A letter from a loved one.
18. Drinking the night before and waking up without a hang-over.
19. Big warm hugs.
20. The triumph of finishing a project.
21. A perfectly delivered punchline.
22. Text messages from your crush.
23. Having a crush.
24. Heartfelt laughter.
25. Reading old letters.
26. Saying " I LOVE YOU" and meaning it.
27. Having someone tell you " I LOVE YOU" and knowing he/she means it.
28. Dogs wagging their tails on you.
29. Winning a contest.
30. Holding your loved one's hand.
31. Falling in-love.
32. People remembering your birthday.
33. Dancing in the rain.
34. Water fights.
35. Photographs of you childhood.
36. A job offer.
37. Waking up early on a Monday and finding out that school has been canceled.
38. Passing a test you were sure you were going to fail.
39. Having your friends trust you with their secrets.
40. Belonging.
41. A nice hot bath.
42. Surprises.
43. Going home at 6 A.M. with a smile plastered on your face.
44. Watching th sunrise and watching the sunset.
45. Finding something you've been looking for for ages.
46. People loving what you cooked.
47. The perfect landing.
48. Conquering a fear.
49. Appreciation.
50. Having people listen.
51. Nicknames- nice one.
52. Beautiful dreams.
53. Marriage proposals.
54. Hope.
55. Beating a deadline.
56. Playing dress up.
57. Singing in the shower.
58. Seeing your answering machine's light blinking when you come home at night.
59. Growing up.
60. Your mother saying beautiful things about you.
61. Waking up happy.
62. The magic of words.
63. Rebuilding broken relationships.
64. Meeting someone you've always admired.
65. Getting star-struck.
66. Coming up with harmless pranks.
67. Playing matchmaker.
68. Flirting.
69. Being able to curl up beside Grandma.
70. A photograph of yourself that you actually like.
71. Your grandparent's stories about the past.
72. Requited love- or even crush.
73. Trust.
74. Having someone singing for you.
75. That moment when a perfect idea hits you.
76. Having your old jeans fit again.
77. Making up after a fight.
78. Rereading your favorite book.
79. Getting your priorities straight.
80. Having a friend call you the exact moment you thought about calling him/her.
81. Perfect naps.
82. People noticing the effects of your diet and gym routine.
83. Indulging in your passion.
84. Knowing that people are happy to see you.
85. Running into your old teacher and realizing they still remember you.
86. The relief that washes over you on the last day of school.
87. Peace of mind.
88. Family.
89. Not missing your favorite TV show.
90. Opening the fridge and discovering they left one slice of cheesecake just for you.
91. Sincere compliments.
92. Receiving a long-distance call from someone you've been missing.
93. Tripping over your own feet and looking up to see that no one noticed.
94. Finally memorizing the lyrics of your favorite song.
95. Being able to play your first musical instrument.
96. Snuggling under the covers.
97. Meeting fascinating new people who find you fascinating, too.
98. Reading other people's journal- with their permission.
99. Finding a gem of an e-mail from someone you actually want to hear from buried in a pile of work related e-mails.
100. Falling asleep in a loved one's arms.