1. Morning walk, passing purple flowers stuck in a barbed- wire fence and my favorite graffiti

2. Elsita waking up from her morning nap: the familiar grin that her face breaks into when she sees me, how big she looks

3. A delicious salad

4. Mutual excitement about nesting, crafting, inspiring photographs, organizing, and baskets

5. Elsita’s neighbor-friend Natalia’s birthday party. Watching sweet little girls blow kisses, slide down inflatable slides, and grin

6. Video chat with second family

7. Being serenaded by two lovely friends- Patty Griffin and harmony included

8. Lots of downloaded music all day long

9. Reading great blogs and looking at great photos of Atlanta.

10. Baking cookies