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#572 Learning a new keyboard shortcut

The other day my friend Gillian was telling us about the first time her mom used a computer. It was a long time ago, back, back, way back, and the story goes that the whole family was unpacking their new … Continue reading ?

#573 That one person who laughs when you tell a really bad joke

This is also known as The Pity Laugh and it somehow manages to save your terrible joke from being a complete bomb. See, now you didn’t serve up a dud that hit dead air. No, no, your humor is just … Continue reading ?

#574 Nudging the shower faucet a little bit hotter then a little bit hotter

If your body starts getting used to that hot water it’s time to crank up the heat to keep the steam coming. Or if you’re in a race against the tank just turn that dial without mercy and get ready … Continue reading ?

#575 When the guy with a full grocery cart lets you go ahead because you’re only buying one thing

There you are holding a dozen eggs behind a guy slow-rolling a fat shopping cart stuffed with frozen pizzas, cases of soda, and piles of produce in plastic bags. But just as your eyes start skimming the tabloid headlines and … Continue reading ?

#576 Appreciating the beauty of all your body’s scars and scratches

My friend Joey got his face ripped off last week. Yeah, while staring at his cheek in the mirror a few months back he noticed a a small rubbery bump below the surface of his skin. Few months, few phone … Continue reading ?

#577 Looking at the clock and seeing that it’s 12:34

When this happens it’s like your day is winking at you. It sort of feels like all the mysteries of the world are about to unfold before your eyes as the universe puts up its hand and says “Hey, stop … Continue reading ?

#578 Correctly guessing the actor voicing the animated movie character

Everybody loves cartoons. Ain’t it fun cuddling up under the blanket or plopping down on the plushy seats and getting absorbed in the tall tales about lost clown fish, tough-talking great white sharks, or Parisian sewer rats with dreams of … Continue reading ?

#579 Eating the ice cream stuck to lid of the carton

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. Yes, in terms of Kitchen Anticipation not much compares with yanking out a steaming, freeze-chilled carton of cold n’ creamy from the back of the freezer. Bowls hit the table, … Continue reading ?

#580 Finding that chopped off fingernail that sailed across the room before anyone else does

Stepping on someone else’s sharp, jabby toenail shard is a painful and disgusting moment. Basically, it has the same creep-out factor as poking a dead bee laying in your windowsill or accidentally crushing a hollow, dusty skull on your tour … Continue reading ?

#581 Looking at all the hair on the floor after you just got a haircut

It’s just so satisfying to look down at the clumps of hair shards covering the floor of the salon and think to yourself “That just came off of me!” Of course, the runner up to this feeling is when you … Continue reading ?

#582 When the guy at the deli counter gives you a free taste

Walk into a grocery store and you’re surrounded by freshly misted lettuce, bubbling lobster tanks, and hot croissantsrolling out of the oven. With your pupils dilated and mouth watering, there’s nothing finer than rolling your crookedy-wheel cart by the deli … Continue reading ?

#583 Drawing on steamy mirrors with your fingers

Peel back that mildewy curtain and let’s get down to business. Freshly soaped and squeaky clean your wet n’ steamy self towels dry and rolls on some Stink-B-Gone deodorant. But just before you pop from the hot steamroom into the … Continue reading ?

#584 That one email account you use for all your spam

Sorry, you need my email address? Sure, no problem open house real estate agent, clothing store mailing list, or random membership-required website. Hit me up at idontcheckthisaccount @sorryaboutthat.com AWESOME! Photo from: here

#585 Figuring out the plot twist just before they reveal it

Because at that moment you go from a greasy slack-jawed popcorn-kernel-n-sweatpants covered couch potato to a fast-talking screenwriter with sharp eyes, a whizzing mind, and a backup second career. AWESOME! Check out The Book of Awesome Photo from: here

#586 That one old guy in the grocery store who knows exactly where everything is

Diced tomatoes? Sure, Aisle 6, three quarters of the way back, two shelves below the kidney beans. They’re on sale this week. AWESOME! Order The Book of Awesome Photo from: here

#587 Taking your ponytail out

Okay, you know how good it feels when you peel your socks off at the end of the day? You know how your crinkly leg hairs all get a chance to relax, stretch out, and breathe a sigh of relief? … Continue reading ?

#588 Tossing garbage in the trash can from far away

If your bad back, busted ankle, or bum knee is keeping you off the courts, then get ready to lean back in your desk chair and reminisce about the game you loved… Just crumple that hot inky sheet yanked from … Continue reading ?

#589 Making the first footprint in fresh snow

Peek outside on a snowy afternoon and the world moves in slow motion. Jumbo flakes float to the ground and coat your cracked sidewalks and patchy lawns in a thin blanket of bright white. Winds whisper through the willows as you … Continue reading ?

#590 Wearing a sweatshirt that hasn’t been washed yet

Feel that fuzz. Yes, when you toss on a brand new sweatshirt just smile and enjoy the smooth silky softness rubbing against your skin. There are no lint balls, fraying sleeves, or crinkled tags scratching at your neck. It’s just … Continue reading ?

#591 Sitting on your freshly made bed and admiring your work after cleaning your room

Once again your room is at the top of its game. No more tripping on crumpled jeans flowers on your way to the light switch. No more grabbing random sweaters off your desk only to notice streaky mustard stains later … Continue readin...

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