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Old 04-29-2011, 10:32 PM
 
Location: Tucson/Nogales
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With high gas/food prices keeping any number of us prisoners in our homes today, I thought this Proverb could be of help:

Simple pleasures.....are the last refuge of the complex. Oscar Wilde

Dig out some old board game or a deck of cards, walk/bike to a neighborhood park and rediscover a swing set or a slide, buy a bottle of soap bubbles, throw a blanket on the ground and look up at the stars, and??????
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Old 05-10-2011, 07:14 AM
 
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I do indeed like simple pleasures...
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Old 05-10-2011, 07:18 AM
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I was enjoying sitting out on the deck listening to the birds this weekend..
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Old 05-10-2011, 08:03 AM
 
Location: Neither here nor there
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I watch the sun come up every morning......Just one of the simple pleasures in my life.
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Old 05-11-2011, 01:48 AM
 
Location: SW France
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Simple pleasures are often the ones you fondly remember the most.
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Old 05-11-2011, 02:36 AM
 
Location: South Central Texas
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It's just so difficult to find those simple pleasures these days!
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Old 05-11-2011, 05:11 AM
 
Location: SW France
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I'm beavering away on the computer and listening to the birds twittering away- it's a lovely sound.
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Old 05-11-2011, 07:19 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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The sounds of nature.
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Old 05-11-2011, 10:00 PM
 
Location: Tucson/Nogales
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Originally Posted by Cunucu Beach View Post
I watch the sun come up every morning......Just one of the simple pleasures in my life.
I have read there's hidden luxuries within simple pleasures.

I have thousands of well-organized Lego pieces in my garage, from my growing collection over the years, and many times I go out there, be a kid again, and build me a house or a car, at 61 years of age!

My mother's wise words of wisdom: Die young as old as you can!

Last edited by tijlover; 05-11-2011 at 10:02 PM.. Reason: add words
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