108 things (2)

The last time I wrote a post like this was in October — right when summer was finally over, autumn was coming into full force, and I apparently was in love with 108 things. So I thought it would a fun thing to do again. To remember all the other things I love. 108 more of them, in fact.

1. When I snag a seat on the subway during my morning commute
2. The fact that my co-workers are also some of my closest friends
3. How I’m always surprised how fast the line goes in Starbucks
4. Fostering/maybe adopting a new kitten, Nora, who is now my bff4e
5. When all the subways are actually running on the weekend
6. “Sleeping in” and saving runs for the evening
7. Podcasts
8. Talking half naps while listening to podcasts on the weekends
9. Drinking selzer from a can with a straw
10. “Am I Giving Enough?” – Local Natives
11. Hot showers after long runs
12. Intense movie trailers
13. The new Greatist redesign
14. “We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, to those parts of the globe whose riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again- to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more.”
15. The fact Twitter told me who the new pope was before the New York Times did
16. Candles…so many…candles
17. Gogobot
18. Hip openers and hamstring stretches
19.The reservoir loop in Central Park…a perfect distance for tempo workouts
20. Marathon training and seeing my progress
21. The Brooklyn Brewery
bk brewery

22. Finally becoming warm enough to break out the TOMs shoes
23. The satisfaction of making the bed (happens 1-2times a week)
24. Salted almonds and roasted pistachios
25. Catching up with old friends on the phone for over an hour
26. The first few steps of a run that let you know it’s gonna be a good one
27. Having a kitten sleep next and/or on top of you
28. The Burning House
29. Running Ragnar Adirondacks in the fall with Nuun!
30. When your phone obnoxiously vibrates cause someone “liked” your Vine post from a month ago
31. Weekend brunch in Brooklyn
32. Noticing that someone’s lost on the subway and being able to help them out
33. Gmail colored labels…my inbox is a rainbow
34. When the shower water randomly turns ice cold..BUT starts getting warm again
35. Chord resolutions
36. The snake iPhone app
37. That dreadful but also wonderful feeling in your legs when you finally finish a 15+ mile run

38. Checking the NYTimes on the weekend and scanning the new OpEds and Magazine stories
39. Knowing which of your friends are always invisible on gchat and being able to chat em anyways
40. Ginger
41. Learning something new everyday
42. Collecting postcards
43. Listening to John Legend every morning at work
44. Having exact change
45. Becoming way more comfortable spending time alone
46. When the airplane’s wheels touch down #miracle
47. Waking up after a long night of drinking and feeling miraculously fine
48. Long car rides driving with the windows down, radio blasting, cliches, etc
49. Walking home when it’s still light out!
50. Google reader (JUST KIDDING)
51. Getting a handful of trail mix that has one of everything
52. Progress
53. Crunch/salted peanut butter. Whoever invented it is a genius 
54. Accepting that SEO jokes are actually pretty funny
55. Exposed brick
56. Sliced bananas
57. The feeling of accomplishment after cleaning the apartment
58. Friendly people in bodegas
59. Waking up every morning to write down a few things I love
60. The people who lived in this apartment before us and never canceled their New York subscription
61. Cumin
62. Crossword puzzles
63. Horoscopes
64. Lifting and feeling a good soreness the next day
65. Unexpected harmonies in songs
66. Spotify
67. Sugar snap peas and sweet cherry tomatoes
68. Seeing sub 7 on my Garmin (very infrequently)
69. Running along the East River past tourists, fisherman, and people doing Tai Chi
70. Bracelets from Costa Rica
71. Strong Costa Rican coffee
72. Finding a book you cannot, for the life of you, put down
73. Instagram/things on my wall that are Meta

notes

74. Weekend coffee shop writing
75. Free Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum
76. Ghanaian Highlife
77. The Nat Geo photo of the day
78. Getting in crazy conversations with cab drivers and overtipping them
79. Discovering new bars and new types of people in new places in New York City
80. Come On! Feel The Illinois!
81. Coconut ereythang
82. Looking at the random notes I write down in my iPhone
83. Rummaging through old moleskins
84. The gondola you can see from the Queensborough Bridge
85. Weekday catchup beers with friends
86. The hours of 9-11 am on Saturdays when I usually stay in bed with coffee, breakfast, and the World Wide Web
87. Spring jackets
88. Syncopation
89. Dark chocolate chips
90. Those blue egg-shaped chapsticks you can get at Duane Reade
91. The B express train that goes from 125th to 59th street (talk about efficiency).
92. Finally figuring out my “10-year plan.” Oh My.
93. Nearing BBQ season
94. Almost being 25
95. Keeping the bedroom window cracked year round and staying warm under multiple covers
96. Getting the pillows stacked just right when reading in bed
97. Buying new books from Barnes and Noble
98. Papaya for (a beach) breakfast
papaya

99. Locking a balance pose in yoga and really being able to open up
100. The view of Manhattan and Brooklyn from the Greenpoint ferry at sunset
101. Finding the perfect pen
102. Using a new toothbrush for the first time
103. “Your love will be safe with me”
104. Irish Soda Bread? Cause tis’ the season
105. The mint chocolate Gu flavor. Seriously. Frosting
106. People who use pay phones #champs
107. Honeydew flavored things
108. Gratitude

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About Laura

marketing director at Possible. formerly at Greatist. Still running, finding zen, and searching for the perfect bloody mary.

Posted on March 15, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. cansathefan4

    #4!!!!!!!!!! 🙂

  2. You have a ten year plan?!

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