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Friday, March 18, 2005

My Tribute to Julie Andrews

These are a few of my favorite things.....
1. Working on a college campus on a Friday afternoon.
2. My blue, yellow and green striped sweater which is about ten years past the expiration date.
3. "Welcome home Daddy" kisses from Murphy.
4. A perfect cup of coffee in my blue Pig mug on the porch of a north Georgia mountain cabin overlooking the Great Smoky Mountains..
5. An evening of games and fun with friends.
6. Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
7. Anything patriotic.
8. Doing yardwork on a Spring day and having that tired, but fulfilled feeling that evening.
9. Shooting baskets on an outdoor court with the tunes turned up high.
10. The once a year cigar occasion
11. Early morning walks on the Gulf Beaches of Florida
12. Leaving church on a Sunday when you have really been with God.
13. Driving along the country roads with the radio turned high, windows down, singing with all your might.
14. Shane's BBQ or Chicken Tenders tossed in medium sauce.
15. Mountain biking
16. Good friends to just hang with, especially when it gets a bit rowdy.
17. Bob Seger's "Old Time Rock and Roll"
18. Toasted cinammon raisin bagel w/ peanut butter for outdoor breakfast at a sidewalk cafe in the Garden District of New Orleans.
19. DSL and wireless routers
20. Youth Choir tours
21. An early morning jog/walk with just my ipod for company.
22. Breaking into supposedly haunted houses and being scared to tears, but enjoying every moment of it.
23. Clean, cool and soft sheets when you hop into bed.
24. My Explorer
25. Chili's unending chips and salsa.
26. Finishing a musical program knowing that you played the best you ever have.
27. Engaging in some sarcastic reparte' with a friend who is as good as I am.
28. Tent camping and waking up to the smell of coffee and bacon.
29. Those pink coconut Snowball things.
30. Still being accepted by the teenagers even though I could be their much older brother (wink).


At 8:58 AM, Blogger JOE B said...

I am a little confused, shouldn't #30 say grandfather instead of brother. Just wondering.


At 5:38 PM, Blogger Paul said...

Greetings from Kennesaw, Ga!!

Just came from Michael's Blog, To Be The Least and thought I would say howdy.

Writing for the King,


At 11:21 PM, Blogger Janice said...

Ah, Jimmy, you are so fortunate to have a friend like Joe ... He doesn't let you make any mistakes.


At 1:28 AM, Blogger JulieB said...

Wow! just a *few* of your favorite things!


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