1. They are installing gas lines in the neighborhood. The noises are strange, and the dogs have commentary on each and every one.
2. How come the last two chapters of my novel are taking me as long as the first thirty-eight chapters?
3. My lilacs are finally blooming. A deep sniff walking in from the garage is enough to make me giddy.
4. I didn't know that birds starting chirping before it was even light out. Insomnia and pre-dawn tweeting are not a pleasant combination. Thinking of buying a plastic owl for the tree.
5. Too bad the desire to paint every room in your house doesn't actually translate into the will to do so.