100 Happy Days: Days 15-21

The following things made me happy last week!

Day 15: Climbing in the most beautiful places on earth.

In this case: Lake Louise

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Day 16: The rainbow on the way up to Castle Mountain

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Day 17: Waking up early enough to see the sunrise (with my man-friend).

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Day 18: Finishing my first long multi-pitch climb.

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Day 19: Resting… with a view.

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Day 20: From the mountains of Canada to the city streets of Chicago.

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Day 21: The genius that invented THIS.

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Don’t know how long these have been around, but I sure wish they’d existed when I was a kid. Everybody knows the best flavor of any popsicle (or sucker for that matter) is RED.

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100 Happy Days: Days 8 – 14

Day 8: Free beverages in airline lounges. 

This insanely good Bloody Mary came from the United lounge in the F terminal at ORD.

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Day 9: Lying in the grass. 

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Day 10: Heading back to Canada to visit my man-friend and his sons.

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Day 11: Not checking a bag.

Carrying-on makes everything easier.

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Day 12: Camping where you don’t have cell service. 

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Day 13: The Ghost Wilderness Area

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Day 14: Tourists.

These guys are taking a tour of Lake Louise in a war canoe. I love that people make it a priority to visit other parts of the world. Almost every person you see at Lake Louise is from another country.

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100 Happy Days: Days 8 – 14

Day 8: Free beverages in airline lounges. 

This insanely good Bloody Mary came from the United lounge in the F terminal at ORD.

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Day 9: Lying in the grass. 

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Day 10: Heading back to Canada to visit my man-friend and his sons.

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Day 11: Not checking a bag.

Carrying-on makes everything easier.

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Day 12: Camping where you don’t have cell service. 

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Day 13: The Ghost Wilderness Area

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Day 14: Tourists.

These guys are taking a tour of Lake Louise in a war canoe. I love that people make it a priority to visit other parts of the world. Almost every person you see at Lake Louise is from another country.

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What are you happy about today?

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100 Happy Days: 1-7

I’ve been doing “Things That Are My Jam” and playing the “Glad Game” for most of my life, but I love the idea of 100 Happy Days. You have to take a photo each day of something that makes you happy. You don’t have to think about any thing or anybody else except YOU. What makes you happy may not be what makes others happy and that’s totally effing awesome.

 

Here are my first 7 days.

1. Floppy dog tongues and Bat Dog ears. (Churchill)

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2. When family members are BEASTS together. When people effing go for it. And sweatbands…

for obvious reasons

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3. Sunrises and sunsets in Kentucky… in the summer.

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4. Babies post-bath. (Henry)

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5. Traveling all over creation. (my trip to Austin, TX)

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6. Good dinner, good drinks, and good company.

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7. Far away friends. (Karley and Michael)

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Life sucks sometimes, but you can’t focus on the bad stuff. Finding a reason to be happy every day can sometimes be what carries you through the rough spots. I encourage everybody to take this challenge. You don’t have to do it on social media, but write it on a sticky note at work. Keep a spreadsheet. Write in a wipe-off board at home or at school. Say it out loud! Acknowledge something you’re happy about every day, for 100 days… and hopefully long after.

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