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28 February 2012 @ 02:32 pm
feelin' awesome  
What makes you feel awesome?
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inuko: vector happyzombie_dog on February 28th, 2012 07:43 pm (UTC)
Dancing! :D
metagnatmetagnat on February 28th, 2012 07:51 pm (UTC)
Being flirty for the first time in waaaaay too long.
moria923 on February 28th, 2012 08:10 pm (UTC)
Using my talents in ways that other people appreciate.
Spiderbabearachne8x on February 28th, 2012 08:13 pm (UTC)
Music, dancing, moving in general.
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Bad Rabbitzzbottom on February 28th, 2012 08:21 pm (UTC)
I love it when I buy something at auction and go on to make a bunch of money on it. It's not the money so much as it is the validation of my knowledge about the given piece I purchased.
Martha: morris42itous on February 28th, 2012 08:22 pm (UTC)
Dreaming up a vegetable garden and ordering seeds!
Kcatkcatalyst on February 28th, 2012 08:39 pm (UTC)
yay, this!
heinleinfanheinleinfan on February 29th, 2012 10:38 pm (UTC)
This, yes. Putting together an order with Seed Savers Exchange with some co-community gardeners next week. Squee.
phoenixamber_phoenix on February 28th, 2012 08:22 pm (UTC)
sometimes, I make pretty good cake

also, my friends and loved ones kick ass
harimad on February 28th, 2012 08:30 pm (UTC)
These days...
Getting Stuff Done. Particularly stuff that has taken years to get escape velocity on. (cough*housefixed*cough - 3 years) (cough*happymeat*cough - 4 years) Getting that stuff off my plate is enormously lightening.

What makes you feel awesome?
DancingWolfGrrldancingwolfgrrl on February 28th, 2012 08:39 pm (UTC)
Getting something done, particularly something with lots of parts that need coordinating. (See also: this is why I like my job.)

Singing
The opportunity to notice a positive impact I've made
Choosing to be silly with a kid
Discovering that something that used to trigger me is now totally hot
Lifting something heavy!
blkblk on February 28th, 2012 08:41 pm (UTC)
Being the cause of other people's smiles.
unintentional baitredheadedmuse on February 28th, 2012 09:09 pm (UTC)
writing well. getting enough sleep. surprise gifts (given or received). spending time with my kids.
traballenguastraballenguas on February 28th, 2012 10:45 pm (UTC)
Doing good work, whatever I am doing.
Statistical Outlier in All  Studies: happy and brightchaiya on February 28th, 2012 11:40 pm (UTC)
Finishing a project. Most recently, finishing a crochet blanket I'd been working on for over a year. :)

Being asked to help with someone else's project (even when I can't offer help due to time/experience/etc. limitations).

Helping make someone else's day.

Hearing something people like about me. (This is not me fishing, this is factual.)

Which reminds me! Thank you so much for hosting the confessional again this year, Rosa. I didn't participate much, but it was very interesting, though-provoking, conversation-provoking, amusing, and occasionally blush-worthy. ;)

veek on February 29th, 2012 01:04 am (UTC)
That moment in the morning when the fatigue falls away. Sometimes this comes before I get out of bed, other times--after. Most mornings it does come. :)
viellen on February 29th, 2012 12:02 pm (UTC)
Kickboxing!
heinleinfanheinleinfan on February 29th, 2012 10:46 pm (UTC)
I invented something in my dreams
I searched online for days for a tomato house that was just what David and I wanted for our garden for this year. No luck.

I went to sleep one night and dreamed about making one. Saw myself from start to finish, putting it together.

I got up, started making notes and came up with a plan. Went to home depot, spent $20 and made a small model version (that will serve as a seed starter house) to see if the idea worked.

It totally worked.

I've invented a collapsible tomato house that will store over winter in a bag roughly the size of a large pillow case, when put up is 4ftx7ftx6ft, and will need no tools to put up and take down (once it's initially put together).

I. Feel. Awesome.



teapot of wrath: baby deliriumd3l1r1um on March 1st, 2012 01:18 am (UTC)
Re: I invented something in my dreams
Is it worth trying to patent? I know nothing about tomatoes (besides the fact that they're tasty) or patents.
heinleinfanheinleinfan on March 1st, 2012 07:51 am (UTC)
Re: I invented something in my dreams
The thought did occur to me, but I too know nothing of patents. Heh. I think what I will wind up doing is finding someone to turn my hand-drawn-on-notebook-paper plans into something better looking, and put them online for others to use and encourage folks to use them to grow heirloom tomatoes and save and share the seeds. Because that would make me feel even more awesome!
ruthless compassion: squee!aroraborealis on March 1st, 2012 02:12 pm (UTC)
Re: I invented something in my dreams
This is super fantastic!!!
Ellen: cheerfulkeyne on March 4th, 2012 07:56 pm (UTC)
Carrying off a gourmet theme meal for 30-40 people. (Especially when they applaud.)

Working my tail off in a volunteer position for nearly a year, having to cut back because of family/household concerns, and then getting a note from the org's president telling me how much she values my work and how honored she'll be to finally meet me.