"Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May" is a poem by Robert Herrick. This poem portrays our existence on earth, and that people age as life goes on, and everything becomes boundless. Herrick here urges people to take advantage of youth and energy while they may! The poem is in the genre of carpe diem, to seize the day.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Natural Highs

I have received this earlier by email ;-)

Think about these natural highs one at a time before going on to the next one. It Does Make You Feel Good, especially the thought at the end of #44.

1. Falling in love.
2. Laughing so hard your face hurts.
3. A hot shower.
4. No lines at the supermarket
5. A special glance.
6. Getting mail.
7 Taking a drive on a pretty road
8 Hearing your favorite song on the radio.
9 Lying in bed listening to the rain outside.
10.Hot towels fresh out of the dryer
11.Chocolate milkshake (vanilla or strawberry).
12.A bubble bath.
15.The beach.
16.Finding a 20 dollar bill in your coat from last winter.
17.Laughing at yourself.
18.Looking into their eyes and knowing they Love you
19.Midnight phone calls that last for hours.
20.Running through sprinklers.
21.Laughing for absolutely no reason at all.
22.Having someone tell you that you're beautiful.
23.Laughing at an inside joke with FRIENDS
24.Accidentally overhearing someone say something nice about you.
25.Waking up and realizing you still have a few hours left to sleep.
26.Your first kiss (either the very first or with a new partner).
27.Making new friends or spending time with old ones.
28.Playing with a new puppy.
29.Having someone play with your hair.
30.Sweet dreams.
31 Hot chocolate.
32.Road trips with friends.
33.Swinging on swings.
34.Making eye contact with a cute stranger.
35.Making chocolate chip cookies.
36.Having your friends send you homemade cookies.
37.Holding hands with someone you care about.
38.Running into old friends & realizing that some things (good or bad) never change.
39.Watching the expression on someone's face as they open a desired present from you.
40.Watching the sunrise.
41.Getting out of bed every morning and being grateful for another beautiful day.
42.Knowing that somebody misses you.
43.Getting a hug from someone you care about deeply.
44.Knowing you've done the right thing, no matter what other people think.

End of email.

In my case, I would add..
1. Smelling fresh bread out of the oven and eating it afterwards LOL,
2. Balloons,
3. Acting silly around people your comfortable with,
4. Pampering yourself in spa,
5. Spending some alone "ME time",
6. Cupcakes and/or Krispy Kreme glazed donut,
7. Eating a fine meal, and
8. Receiving unexpected phone call from a dear friend you thought you lost!

Earlier at around 6:49PM I received that phone call :-) It was really nice to do all those mini catching up news! It felt good..... Thanks T-Mo ;-)

What would you add to the list?


chikapappi said...

Well, I won't add anything! :)

Mimmi said...

relaxing on a beach in an island where no one knows you and no on cares about you

Cafe in Milan & watching people around you gossip

I honestly did not go through the whole list, I hope I have not written something already mentioned there,

You may wanna add,

Hearing your beloveds'heart beat

Ansam said...

But do you like it?

Yeah heartbeat and sea waves... thats awesome :-*

'Grey' said...

Execpy 19 ,and 29 i have experienced everything and its so so so fun !

Ansam said...

I have not experienced all of that list yet!!!! I am missing out royally heehee

New Bride said...

i loved the list

madree makoo shay more hehehe maybe hugging your lover be4 u sleep

Ansam said...

New Bride-
yeah it is a nice list :-)

T_mo said...


For me, I guess number 45 would be:
(See above)

Thank you! Can't believe u thought u lost me though. I may stray for a while but my loyalties never change.

OK, awesome, I have to go back and finish my report for a presentation tomorrow. Catch u later!

Ansam said...

LOL you disappeared! I thought what I thought :-P Now you are back
Good luck on your presentation :-D

Yara said...

When u come home after a long day and ur baby's eyes light up when they see u and rest their head on ur shoulder when u pick them up :)

Ansam said...

Awwwww! Cute

LayDeeLay said...
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LayDeeLay said...

i have this stuck on my board..loved it sooo much...

I would add...hmm..stayin in bed all cuddled up on a cold, rainy day.

Playin wt a puppy..

a new born baby clutching your finger..

i could go on n on...

Ansam said...

Nice :-) Go on babes

outkasty said...

driving a motorcycle =~]

Ansam said...

Why dont you? :-)

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