1. Friends who have a new kitten ... we get the playtime, they get the middle-of-the-night-yowling-because-there-is-a-door-closed-somewhere-in-the-house.
2. Snuggling on the couch with Liza first thing in the morning.
3. Hot cocoa made from scratch, preferably made by my husband while I sit on my butt and do nothing.
4. Watching Liza finally "get" something that's eluded her until today.
5. National Public Radio.