This I Believe

Laura - Gloucester, Massachusetts
Entered on July 13, 2006
Age Group: 30 - 50

I believe in laughter and silence.

I believe in the power of losing yourself in a really good book.

I believe in the smells of tides, rain on hot pavement, marshland, deep woods and pine, lilacs and snow.

I believe in tipping well.

I believe in handwritten thank you notes.

I believe in growing something you can eat.

I believe the movie Harold and Maude should be a religion.

I believe in using the “good” china whenever you feel like it.

I believe it really is the simple things.