For as long as I can remember, certain things make me slow down, smile, and sigh. And not just any sigh, but a deep, relaxed, heart-warmed sigh.
What makes me sigh? Things like lightning bugs flickering at night . . . the sight or sound of an ocean . . . the smell of fresh cut grass . . . a baby’s belly laugh . . . towels fresh from the dryer . . . a man’s scruffy cheeks at the end of the day . . . the twinkle in an eye just before the grin breaks through . . . the smell of freshly baked bread . . . the soft silky whiskers on my dog’s ears . . . driving with the windows up and the radio blasting a good tune . . . Oh, there are so many.
Certain songs give me happy sighs. This song in particular always does it:
The sight of this gives me a happy sigh, too:
What gives you happy sighs? What song? What animal(s)? What sort of scenery? Which scents? Share your happy sighs with us!