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    A Challenge of Small Things

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Darkkin, Oct 30, 2014.

    This might seem ridiculous to some, but it can be harder than it sounds. For the next few weeks, or however long you choose. Find two small things that made you smile over the course of the day. Even when the world has offered you, your rump on a silver platter, there are still those little things out there. I'm calling out a challenge to find them. Find one, post it here.

    On average people smile a minimum of 50 times per day. What were those reasons?

    I have two right off the bat:

    Hot water and wifi access...
     
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