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A list of loves:

  1. Snow falling at night.
  2. Red river hogs.
  3. Snapdragons
  4. White noise.
  5. Ignite Denver.
  6. A good hug.
  7. Whirling dervishes.
  8. A really solid memoir.
  9. Rusted Root.
  10. The Bloggess and her tribe.
  11. A good pen.
  12. Watching comedians break.
  13. The polenta at Prohibition.
  14. Libraries.
  15. Thunder.
  16. The TAC from Quintons.
  17. Unexpected gifts.
  18. Water buffalo.
  19. Gilda Radner’s Nadia Comaneci character.

20. My handwriting.

21. The smell of the trees in Fraser, CO.

22. Marmots.

23. Metaphysical fairs.

24. French press coffee.

25. Rainbows.

26. Clean spaces.

27. Deeksha.

28. The reaction of a person right after they’ve done something they didn’t think they could do.

29. Scotland.

30. Farmers markets.

31. Hot springs.

32. Thanksgiving.

33. Bit o’ Honey candies.

34. Guerlain Aqua Allegoria Herba Fresca.

35. My therapist.

36. Floating.

37. Spicy tuna sushi from Go Fish.

38. Random acts of kindness.

39. Mile Hi Church.

40. Dean & Deluca.

41. Salt lamps.

42. Lilacs.

43. Nature walks.

44. Botanic gardens.

45. Worry stones.

46. Penny-farthings.

47. Tom Robbins.

48. Rumi.

49. Player pianos.

50. Aromatherapy.

51. The Mental Illness Happy Hour podcast.

52. Actual phone conversations.

53. My Anxiety Faerie.

54. Heavy blankets on top of me in bed.

55. Artwork made by kids.

56. Cult documentaries.

57. Velveeta Shells & Cheese.

58. Laughing with my brother.

59. Watching jellyfish at the aquarium.

60. Feeling sexy.

61. Stormchaser footage.

62. Tarragon.

63. Scottish terriers.

64. Shooting pool with friends.

65. Getting lost in a good book.

66. Rural ruins.

67. Spooning.

68. The Jerk.

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69. Spotting wildlife.

70. Topsy’s Cheddar Popcorn.

71. People showing up.

72. The Amelie soundtrack.

73. Bloody marys.

74. Highlighting meaningful parts of good books.

75. The smell of pipe tobacco.

76. Choosing to be outside in a rain shower.

77. My girlfriends.

78. Happy reunions.

79. Motown music.

80. Face masks.

81. Actual connection through social media.

82. Maryjane shoes.

83. Robin Williams.

84. Wrapping presents.

85. Chivalry.

86. Seeing friends in recovery.

87. The smell of KC barbeque.

88. Monarch butterflies.

89. Good manners.

90. Brie cheese.

91. Carol Burnett & Friends.

92. Local honey.

93. Being inspired.

94. Roasting marshmallows at night.

95. Warm clothes straight from the dryer.

96. The artistry of dance.

97. Getting dressed up to go out.

98. Hand-written notes.

99. My family.

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