1. 6:15 am: Hearing a song that always reminds me of my dad. A fantastic way to begin my day.
2. Having a discussion with a check-out guy in the grocery store about the proper way to pronounce “haricot verts” (“green beans” in French). [He initiated this topic of conversation, by the way.] When I said the words aloud for him, he said, “Yes, just like that! Perfect accent.” Good to know my undergraduate degree in French is occasionally useful. 😉
3. Using a public restroom that was stocked with incredibly high quality toilet paper. Seriously. This very ordinary place provided TP that was markedly superior to what we use at home. It was soft-yet-strong, had a gentle-yet-effective texture to it, was a thick double-ply; it was a high quality product. Ah, it’s the little things in life…