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I smiled because...

Ok, there seems to be quite a few threads about various disadvantages about so I'm going to be sickeningly cute and cuddly and suggest a thread where you can all tell us about the last thing that made you smile and maybe make others smile too. It's not all bad and life is absolutely too short. Go out, play in the sunshine, feed some ducks, smell the flowers and so on. Then, tell us about what made you smile.

And the last thing that made me smile is stumbling upon my reputation and seeing the lovely comments people took the trouble to make. Thank you!
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Old 08.05.2008, 12:31
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Re: I smiled because...

I smiled because my little boy, who has recently decided that sleeping at night is only for wimps and has been driving us crazy with sleep deprivation, suddenly gave me a big wave and blew a load of kisses at me from the window of his daycare as I left for work this morning.

OK, so maybe we won't put him on Ebay now...
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Old 08.05.2008, 12:36
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Re: I smiled because...

.....the frogs and birds seem to be having a competition as to who could sound the happiest with this beautiful weather.
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Old 08.05.2008, 12:44
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The other day emerged from my front door to see a butterfly fluttering down the street, and there was a young sparrow on a fence chirping for all it was worth. With the advent of the sunny weather people are talking and laughing a lot more than usual in the street outside. Sitting outside a pavement cafe and watching life go by is always pleasant.
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Re: I smiled because...

Brillianr idea thanks op, my kids make me smile everyday, i just love it when they come up to me, and say mummy i love, and give me a kiss for no reason at all, just because they want to.
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Old 08.05.2008, 12:56
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I just smiled because this thread brought back memories of Zug and Kittster applying makeup to MikeyB aswell as her fishing for ice cubes
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Old 08.05.2008, 12:58
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... I smiled today because a tiny baby bird didn't fall out of its nest...
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Old 08.05.2008, 16:50
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I'm smiling about this cos I didn't get arrested and it made me remember what a good birthday it was!

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I smiled because my little boy, who has recently decided that sleeping at night is only for wimps and has been driving us crazy with sleep deprivation, suddenly gave me a big wave and blew a load of kisses at me from the window of his daycare as I left for work this morning.

OK, so maybe we won't put him on Ebay now...
Hahaha aww thats super cute
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Old 08.05.2008, 12:32
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Ok, there seems to be quite a few threads about various disadvantages about so I'm going to be sickeningly cute and cuddly and suggest a thread where you can all tell us about the last thing that made you smile and maybe make others smile too. It's not all bad and life is absolutely too short. Go out, play in the sunshine, feed some ducks, smell the flowers and so on. Then, tell us about what made you smile.

And the last things that made me smile is stumbling upon my reputation and seeing the lovely comments people took the trouble to make. Thank you!
Wonderful idea (I'm also tired of all the negativity...)

Actually, the (past several) sunny days, feeding the ducks, admiring the flowers and green pastures and getting together with friends yesterday have all made me smile. I am hoping that all this nice weather will be a foregleam of a nice summer to come (last year's was a disappointment).

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Re: I smiled because...

My dog snoring. The view of the mountains. Good books and great friends.
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Old 08.05.2008, 13:03
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I used to set a relativel high standard for myself.

Now I couldn't care less, and I smile at simple achievements and ordinary things which should not be taken for granted.

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Re: I smiled because...

I smiled today when my 2.5 year old daughter was playing with playdough. She dropped some on the floor and I said "oops" and she replied with an "Entshuldigung!" That's the first German word she's said without us prompting her to say it!
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Re: I smiled because...

Here are several positive things from the last few days

- being able to cycle to and from school with the kids in the sunshine

- playing shops with my 4yo this morning and she wanted to charge me CHF 50 for a beach ball

- a meeting yesterday about a school festival turned into a marathon chat between a bunch of Aussies, which was very enjoyable

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Re: I smiled because...

Becoz..of my dog ,,yawning goldy with her bury face,,,

Not just that! also whenever I can yell out to swiss who has sticky box mind,particular some aargauer complained me just anything disturbed their sights,
so I smiled and I felt that is win-win ....
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Re: I smiled because...

. . . . all of us in the office keep singing "Spider Pig" a great way to finish off the day

"Spider pig, spider pig, radioactive spider pig. . . . ."
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Old 08.05.2008, 16:00
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Doing 360es over the Jet d'Eau, being cleared Golf Echo, Golf November and turning hard into the groove for the grass runway for a superb three-wire on a brilliant blue sky day.
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Old 08.05.2008, 16:07
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Re: I smiled because...

.....I was pickin up some classic hifi equipment and when I arrived the seller told me in all seriousness (as only the swiss can convey) there was a problem with it that I should know about. He had had to lubricate a potentiometer.....in 1992.

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Re: I smiled because...

This post made me smile, the thought of feeling so free.....

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Becoz..of my dog ,,yawning goldy with her bury face,,,

Not just that! also whenever I can yell out to swiss who has sticky box mind,particular some aargauer complained me just anything disturbed their sights,
so I smiled and I felt that is win-win ....

... of the above. Royalbigmc, may I have whatever it was you were having yesterday? And is that your dog in your avatar?
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