man and his dog


It’s all those small things
you’ll never notice,
those courtesies commonly used,
it’s the ‘hello, how are ya’s,
and all those ‘how do you do’s,

it’s the smiles freely given
and the late evening nods
of the head, and all those
strangers simply passing,
extending themselves without
words ever said,

compliments without conditions,
and wishes without desires,
it’s all the things we’d
never count that help us
pass the miles.

Happy Friday, folks. It’s finally here and I’m sure we’re all ready for it. Hope you enjoyed the words above and, even more so, I hope you have enough of those small little things to make your day just fly by. I swear it’s the kind compliments and the small smiles that keep me going around here, and it’s nice to stop once in a while and appreciate them.

Here’s to hoping your weekend is long, your drinks are cold, and you come out fightin’ on Monday.

10 responses

  1. Is it Friday? I thought it was only Thursday. I did this last week as well. I’m going slightly deranged in the heat I think,

    1. Sneaks up on ya sometimes, doesn’t it? 😉

  2. And a happy Friday and weekend to you too

  3. Happy weekend to you too!!! Great post 🙂

  4. Like it! Short. Pithy. Definitely in the top 1%.

    1. I’m glad you enjoyed it and thank you for the awesome comment 🙂 Thanks for reading!

  5. Reblogged this on blue_muse.

  6. Life is certainly made up of small things! Enjoyed this one very much

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