1. A pleasant stranger’s voice.
2. The Barnes & Noble storefront in the winter.
3. The melody and whirr of mechanisms inside a music box.
4. The smell of a violin and its dust.
5. The near-inaudible sound of the bow touching and shifting on the strings (that only the violinist can hear).
6. Garrison Keillor’s voice.
7. Being the first one awake.
8. The house in the morning.
9. Bare feet on carpet.
10. Walking through falling snow.
11. A room like a hobbit-hole.
13. Books with messages written in the inside cover.
14. Coat hooks.
15. Good fairy tales.
16. Messages on dollar bills.
17. Receiving packages in the mail.
18. Chess pieces.
19. Kind strangers.
20. When your cat is happy to see you.
21. Sunlight catching on things in the morning.
22. Familiar smells.
23. Hair ribbons.
24. A wall of paintings.
25. The moment before the lights come up in the theatre.
26. A good scarf.
28. Driving over lakes (especially when the sky is overcast).
29. Floating a few feet beneath the surface of water.
30. A good cup of tea.