Monday, February 28, 2011

Daily 5 - Year 2, Day 196

Today's Daily 5:
  1. Bus drivers that crank the heat in cold weather
  2. bookstore browsing (I seriously love just looking at books.  I added a bunch of titles in the travel and memoir sections to the list of books to check out someday that I keep in my phone.  I was also proud of myself for resisting the temptation to purchase books.)
  3. Wireless access at school & watching last night's episode of The Amazing Race between classes (my team, the cowboys, are still in it!  I was a bit worried there after last week's cliff hanger.)
  4. There's this really good little food stall in the student center that serves Vietnamese.  It had just opened in my last year of university the first time around, and I was delighted that it's still there.  It's definitely going to be a staple in my at school diet for any time that I'm a student to come.
  5. Chocolate discovered in a pocket of my backpack at just the right moment
  6. Italian wedding soup, passion tea (the old kind, not the new kind), and brownies for supper
  7. A beautiful new scarf purchased in the Middle East by a friend
  8. A package full of palm trees from the same friend (I had such big smiles when it showed up today and I opened it up!)
  9. unpacking after being away for a while
  10. the first time wearing cozy purple sheepskin lined slippers that L. brought from New Zealand.  (I'd requested a pair of slippers after loving a pair that a previous roommate had brought for me, and was delighted when L. gifted them to me yesterday.)
  11. It was Bachelor night, baby!
  12. the comfort of settling into my own bed for the first time in a week and a half
  13. marking items off of lists
  14. not having to drive on a day when the roads were admittedly sketchy
  15. loving the novel I'm reading right now about life in Kabul