1. Tailored polo shirts in great colors.
2. Building another kick-ass dance program, riding that wave of performance, and getting appreciated for it.
3. Young friend learning German and inspiring me to revive my own knowledge. Die desutche Sprache habe ich sehr gern. Die italianisch, auch... :)
4. Hanging out with new young friends who I've finally gotten to know.
5. Deviously creative associations to help me remember names.
6. Colleagues who are friendly and persistent at interacting with my small child.
7. Getting myself a gym membership. Oo, interval programs!
8. Miniature sunflower varieties cheerfully blooming despite the drought.
9. Another awesome haircut by my talented hairstylist. It looks great even when it's still damp.
10. Patriotic music at Fourth of July parades. *sniffle sniffle*
Bonus: The little girl talk, talk, talking.