A List of Things We Like This Week

May 22, 2015

Propelled by our obsession with writing lists of things we like, the editors are sharing a few things that brought them joy this week. We won't call it self help, but we encourage you to give it a whirl. You'll smile.

Care to share your list? Add it to the comments!


boulangere May 25, 2015
Freshly mown grass<br />Rain plopping on maple leaves<br />New wind chimes<br />Riding my bike to the gym<br />Riding my bike to work<br />Riding my bike<br />Eating lots of avocados
Bevi May 25, 2015
Peony buds with lots of ants<br />Homemade grilled pizzas<br />Almost time for strawberry jam making<br />Biking on the Cape<br />Masses of forget-me-nots<br />Long walks with friends in gorgeous weather
Genko May 25, 2015
Rose petal jam<br />Really simple crackers<br />Writing short letters on beautiful cards<br />My sister's watercolor paintings<br />Talking to my son on the phone<br />Long summer evenings<br />Sitting quietly, doing nothing<br />Looking at old family photographs<br />Jigsaw puzzles<br />Ice cold sparkling water<br />
drbabs May 23, 2015
Visitors from NY<br />Picking herbs from pots on my patio<br />Exploring little Texas towns<br />Surprising my husband with an ebay find for his birthday.<br />Signing up for a class at Central Market with Mrs. Wheelbarrow
aargersi May 23, 2015
Me too I like the Mrs Wheelbarrow one too!!!
MrsWheelbarrow May 25, 2015
You guys!!!! So excited!!
aargersi May 23, 2015
Pool parties in spite of thunderstorms<br />Giant shiso leaves<br />Pickled shrimp and marinated asparagus<br />Hatching praying mantis eggs<br />TEXAS PEACHES ARE HERE!!!!!!<br />Zinnias
Amanda H. May 22, 2015
Love reading everyone's lists!
ann L. May 22, 2015
The start of shrimping season<br /><br />Holiday weekend paired with anniversary celebration!<br /><br />Big mop head hydrangeas ripe for cutting<br /><br />The first of sailboat races of the year<br /><br />Grilling fresh corn<br /><br />Okra<br /><br />Soaking up the Rays (with SPF of course)<br /><br />Longer evenings with cocktails on the porch<br />
Anna H. May 22, 2015
A fresh cup of tea, brought to me in bed, first thing in the morning.<br />Listening to Georgia On My Mind by Ray Charles.<br />The smell of roasted coffee beans.<br />Early morning walks along the beach.<br />SALAMI.<br />Reading Girl On A Train.<br />Talking to my Mum on the phone. Telling her stories of far away places.<br />
AntoniaJames May 22, 2015
The first blueberries of the year<br /><br />In-season avocados (yes, CA avocados do taste better)<br /><br />Hiking in new places<br /><br />Schumann Op. 44 (Thank you, Roy Bogas)<br /><br />Rhododendrons that, like your best friend who comes to your party, arrive early and stay late https://instagram.com/p/2_nsHvGB9s/<br /><br />Grilled sausages + red onion jam + roasted sauerkraut + coarse mustard (Hello, Memorial Day!)<br /><br />Old Charlie Rose interviews of interesting authors, on YouTube<br /><br />Chopin Impromptu No. 3<br /><br />Alstroemerias (Cherry Bay) in my office https://instagram.com/p/2_pciTmBxB/<br /><br />Summer Pie (see #1, above), and this https://food52.com/recipes/30140-ricotta-custard-blueberry-tart-with-nut-crescent-crust <br /><br />;o)