Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures


I Wondered Where That Went!

I recently promised myself that once each week I would go through a drawer, a box, a bin, a basket…and re-visit the “stuff.”  Share. Sell.  Give. Re-use, re-purpose, re-cycle or (gasp, last option) throw it away.

At the bottom of today’s rather weighty drawer that has been sorted (see first paragraph) I was delighted to find a music collection that a friend of mine put together for me. I lost track of it about a year ago.  So it was with delight I declared, “I wondered where that went!” and I’ve been listening to it all afternoon. 

As my friendship has grown and deepened the lyrics that were so carefully selected for me are even more meaningful than they were when I received them.  It’s a gift that has given itself all over again.  Joy!



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Csilla

posted January 12, 2011 at 12:45 pm


What a beautiful “find” – gifts that continue to grow in the giving are the best kind. This is a perfect example of using, re-using and continuing to enjoy as the value and meaning of the gift continues to grow.
You have inspired me to “clean out stuff” and possibly find again gifts from the past.



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mary anne radmacher

posted January 17, 2011 at 10:31 am


You are welcome. And thank you for commenting. I hope your effort to “clean out stuff” yielded some nice surprises. My effort continues and it is a rich and enjoyable endeavor.



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