Monday, November 28, 2011

Happiness Is...

Years ago there was a cute little Peanuts cartoon that featured Snoopy hugging Lucy with a caption underneath that said-'happiness is a warm puppy'.


Do you know what else happiness is?


It's a day spent outdoors...


with little girls all grown up still walking arm in arm


on a beautiful blue sky day.


Happiness is sweethearts...


both the young and the 'not so young'.

It's an afternoon movie and a game of cards around the kitchen table.


It's bowling balls and laughter.


Happiness is daughters and a day set aside to give thanks.


It's a football game...


won in the literal last minute of play.


Happiness is a red velvet cupcake and a million dollar smile...


It's fathers...


and sisters...


and family...


and yes, happiness is most definitely a warm puppy too.

21 comments:

  1. What a beautiful post. So happy for all your expressions of happiness this past Thanksgiving.

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  2. You truly have much to be happy for.

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  3. I'd wholeheartedly agree ... and I'd add brothers in there too as I have 1 boy & 2 girls in my little family :)

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  4. Wonderful pictures. They show me how great your time was. I wouldn´t have needed the words. :)
    Glad you had such a great weekend.

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  5. love this... looks like wonderful memories were made. :)

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  6. Your posts like this one always bring such warmth to my heart, a smile to my face, and tears to my eyes!

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  7. This was a beautiful post. It put a huge smile on my face. Thank you for the happiness that you share with us.

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  8. Joyce, you have such a BEAUTIFUL family! Thank you for sharing your photos with the world!

    Jennifer

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  9. I whole-heartedly agree, especially now that I have one of my own! A warm pup, that is!

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  10. Wonderful pictures and wonderful memories!

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  11. This would have to be one of my favorites! Thanks for sharing! Loved the photos! Happy week!

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  12. Love this post! Family is what it is all about. Thanks for sharing all your great pictures! Nothing like spending time with your kids.
    until next time... nel

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  13. Joyce:
    What a wonderful post! The photos of you all outdoors are so crisp and convey such a sense of peace. My fav pic is of your daughters' blond, blond hair!

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  14. Looks like you had a fantastic Thanksgiving. You have so much to be thankful for. ;-)

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  15. Nice Joyce! I recognized Sparta Lanes in your picture. I used to bowl there on Thursdays with Sparta F & N. Looks like you and the family had a lovely Thanksgiving weekend together. Much to give thanks for...yes!

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  16. Oh.my.goodness. What a beautiful post. Having just finished the musical You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, I so appreciate the Happiness Is theme.

    I am so thankful that YOU have so much to be thankful for!!

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  17. Joyce....what an awesome time you had with the girls! You made some beautiful memories this Thanksgiving weekend.

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