14 Ordinary Things That Are Pretty Extraordinary

We live on a beautiful planet.

1. Driving opposite rush hour traffic.

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Little is better than breezing past several thousand frustrated commuters. See you on the other side, suckers!

2. Receiving a text message with an autocorrect disaster.

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So much joy.

3. Hearing an awesome song from your youth on the radio.

4. Knowing that you are (probably) not currently in North Korea.

Be grateful.

5. A friendly cat rubbing up against your legs.

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I have no idea why they do that, but I am very happy they do.

6. Discovering that you DVRed your favorite show from childhood while intoxicated.

The Jim Henson Company

I have so much Fraggle Rock to catch up on!

7. Hearing that your favorite team won.

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8. The end of a Sarah McLachlan commercial.

It’s totally worthy cause, but please pass the remote!

9. Seeing that erratic speeder that passed you a while back pulled over by the fuzz.

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Thank you, officer.

10. Looking through a pair of freshly cleaned glasses.

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“A whole new world!”

11. Wanting to draw and seeing that you have these available.

It’s the only way to draw.

12. Seeing some wildlife.

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13. Channel surfing and finding a re-run of your favorite show.

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… On the playground was where I spent most of my days…

14. Getting a random call from your grandmother.

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Bonus points if the call was made accidentally.

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