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Piece of Cake

When I first read today's Think Write Thursday topic, I thought Piece. Of. Cake.

Because, really, how simple!  

All I have to do . . . is describe my ideal day.

A sunny day.  75º F.  Up North.  Sitting on the dock.  Watching the clouds and reading a book in the sunshine.

But.  Wait.

What about . . .

Snowed in.  Fire in the fireplace.  Tea and banana bread and a big pile of knitting.  (With no ripping back.)

But.  Wait.

What about . . .

Sunny.  Light breeze.  Digging in my garden; maybe pulling some weeds.  Everything blooming.  Bees and butterflies everywhere.

But.  Wait.

What about. . . 

A day at the beach in Belize.  Barefoot.  Margarita in hand.  Sound of the ocean.  Perfect sunset.

But.  What about . . . 

Perfectly cooked Thanksgiving dinner.  All my family gathered around.  Laughing together.  Remembering.

But.  Wait.

What about . . .

Yeah.

I'm sure you're getting my drift.

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My ideal day?  

Turns out it's even more Piece. Of. Cake. than I imagined.  Because my ideal day is a day where I get to do whatever I want . . . in that particular moment . . . whatever it may be . . . with no hindrances or obstacles!

How about YOU?  What's your ideal day look like?

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Vera

Yep! Being able to do WHATEVER you want would be ideal. Hoping today is like that for you!!

Bonny

A day where I get to do whatever I want is not only ideal, but darn near perfect! (And I'm pretty sure it would include an actual piece of cake!)

Carole

Yes, those are the same challenges I faced. I guess it's good that we have so much love and good places and good things in our lives that it's hard to choose.

Jo

I really enjoyed the concept that there are many ways to create an ideal day.

Vicki

This is absolutely perfect. My ideal days are those when I feel fulfilled in some way(s) -- time spent with family; time spent at my favorite places; time spent cooking or creating or, yes, even CLEANING; time spent exploring and discovering; time spent knitting, reading, talking; time spent "doing nothing." My favorite days are those when all (or at least most) of the cylinders are firing, I'm charged & re-charged, and something's happening! ;)

Honore´

Belize here I come! A fun prompt and one that helps appreciate how fortunate we are that our ideal days are not few nor far between!
Cheers~

AsKatKnits

This! So. Much. This!

margene

Ideal is a day in which I smile often! You say so well exactly how fortunate we are to be where we are-now.

Kwizgiver

Oh, this is so perfect! I love all your alternate ideal days, too, but the last one is a piece of cake.

Mary

LOVE IT! I had the same thoughts about this topic - love how you handled all the different "ideals"!

Chloe

I don't know if they were the only perfect days but when I look back the most memorable ones tend to be those spent outdoors with family or friends. And probably any day which is carefree is a perfect day.

Bridget

There's a lot to be said for a day that just happens. Those are generally the ones that are the best.

Patty

This was my thought process too. :-) The snow day started at #1!

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