my sweetie most of all, on our seventeenth (!) anniversary, but also...
+ this bbc documentary on edwardian english, especially the parts when the voice coach/dialect expert demonstrates different regional british accents
+ portland -- i'm proud to live in a city with such a sensible (in this instance, anyway) school committee
+ improv everywhere
+ remembering last night's successful re-creation of the delicious dish i had at the thai-place-next-to-joe's-smoke-shop the other night with the dancer: wide rice noodles, broccoli, carrots and tofu in a kind of light soy-based stir-fry sauce. i don't know why, but it just hits the spot.
+ this list of imponderables by david pogue