Favourite Things

English: Apple II Plus computer.

English: Apple II Plus computer. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Today Lorelle on WordPress had a nice blog exercise.

Like the song says, “Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens…these are a few of my favorite things.”

In this blog exercise, you challenge is to write a “favorite things” post.

She goes on to say:

We all have favorite things. For a reader, it is one or more books, a series, or an author. For a knitter, it could be yarn or needles, or a favorite pattern that you can never do enough times and be satisfied. For pet lovers, it could be a favorite pet that changed their lives, or a breed they are passionate about. For a stamp or coin collector, it could be a specific item with a personal history for the collector. For photographers, it could be the techniques behind photography or the viewing of beautiful images. For a massage therapist, it could be a type of body oil. For a fan of WordPress, it could be a Theme or Plugin.

It made me think about my favourite things and to realise that I have a list as wide as Maria’s in the song and what that says about me.

The last two weekends I’ve had the pleasure of taking part in two of my favourite ways of spending time. The first was to go to the theatre and see some wonderful acting – Cate Blanchett on the stage. Then on Saturday night I joined some friends at a well run dance party and danced until my legs refused to go any further.

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