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A Face In The Crowd

Humor is essential to life.

I mean, come on, who goes through life without ever cracking a smile?

Not me, and surely not YOU!

Game-Smiley

Photo Credit: Cheri Roberts

I try to make sure laughter touches me daily, especially on those days that a smile seems far from ever reaching the corners of my mouth.

Kitchen-Smiley

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In fact, I try to make sure that smile becomes contagious so that others can experience the random silliness that I do.

Leaf-Smiley

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One of my daughters and I capture these smiles anywhere we see them and text them to each other. It’s a nice touch to our relationship, especially when we are in different states as we are now.

Food-Smiley

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As I have written about before, smiles are everywhere and can accost you at unexpected moments if you are open to seeing them.

Swamp-Cooler-Smiley

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Even the aliens are smiling at us!

Alien-Smiley

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In fact, as you will see below, smiles come in all ethnicities!

Asian-Cloud-Smiley

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I have become so aware that the smiles (and even “sad faces”) are there, that now, everywhere I go I see them!

Sad-Sidewalk-Smiley

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You can see them too!

The only requirement is being aware they are there.

Look…

Tree-Smiley

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Do you see the face in the tree above? If not, then you are not looking! It is as plain to see as this one –> :p and just the other day as I was sitting on my Mother’s porch for the first time since she passed away two-years ago, I looked up as I was lost in sad thoughts and that tree was grinning at me.

Who wouldn’t smile back?

Grass-Smiley

Photo Credit: Cheri Roberts

Even when it comes to doing things we don’t want to do — like household chores, a smiley is there to egg us on to get the job done.

Dirty-Dish-Smiley

Photo Credit: Cheri Roberts

What smiles have YOU seen today? I’d love to see!

 

16 comments on “A Face In The Crowd

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  2. Jorge
    August 26, 2013

    Lovely! It has certainly made my day 🙂 Thank you!

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    • Cheri
      August 26, 2013

      Let me know if YOU see any 🙂

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  3. Joan T Warren
    August 26, 2013

    Awesome! You got me smiling! 🙂 And looking for them!

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    • Cheri
      August 26, 2013

      I promise, they are everywhere and will catch ya at the most unexpected times. If you see them, take pics! Let’s start a “Monday Smiley” post tradition!!

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  6. georgefloreswrite
    August 26, 2013

    I think it’s great that you share this with your daughter even when you are away from each other!

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  10. NW Frame of Mind
    August 26, 2013

    How fun, thanks for sharing the smiles!

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  12. Miss Captain
    August 27, 2013

    Finding smiles at unexpected places/objects. Lovely! 😀

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