Things Mason Brilliant Likes

  1. Going for a long walk in the middle of a sunny day listening to my YouTube favorites list
  2. Eating a bacon-topped pizza while watching Iron Fist
  3. Playing as my all-time favorite character, Roadhog, on a video game called “Overwatch”
  4. Rhyming and freestyle rapping when I am by myself
  5. Going to my G.E.D. classes to learn how to write an essay from my favorite teacher, Mrs. Buccigross
  6. Going out for a walk and hanging with Giovanni, Sammy, Brian, Wyatt and Mauricio in the summer
  7. Writing short stories and fan fiction in my personal journal, which is black leather with a metal plate strap imprinted with my name
  8. Talking with Giovanni and my cousin Britt on working with my inner anger with the world and life I have
  9. Going on an app called Webtoon and reading “unOrdinary” or “Soul Cartel”
  10. Meditating out in the backyard in a cool gentle breeze on a sunny day under a purple mat
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Things Kate Redmon Likes

  1. The rich combination of warm sunshine and cool breeze on bare shoulders
  2. Riots of fuchsia bougainvillea blossoms on overgrown shrubs
  3. Sharp-witted wordplay
  4. The heady smell of plumeria that envelops the senses when stepping off the plane at the Honolulu Airport
  5. When my pinochle partner passes just the cards I need for a run AND a hundred aces
  6. Warm, tropical rain that pours from the sky as if a tap has been opened
  7. Scrubby, grassy roadsides aglow with yellow wildflowers flying past my car window on road trips
  8. Saguaros in bloom like fat, prickly brides
  9. Fireplaces that crackle and whoosh like old women muttering
  10. Making lists

Kate Redmon is one of those people who always seems to learn things the hard way.

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Things Regina Starr Abelardo Likes

  1. Cute fluffy cats
  2. Rewatching Gilmore Girls while cozying up with my teddy bear in a bed-weather night
  3. Book sales and thrift shops
  4. Eating chicken katsu for dinner with my best friend, Sarah
  5. Long hot showers
  6. Vintage calico and gunne sax dresses
  7. C.S. Lewis quotes
  8. Earth colors
  9. Basking in endorphins after an intense aero-cycling class
  10. Old songs

Regina Starr Abelardo is an introspective dreamer who aspires to live a life of faith, positivity, and learning. 

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Things Rachel Hill Likes

  1. Realising it’s the weekend and having an unexpected lie-in
  2. Licking melted chocolate off the spoon
  3. Sitting down to enjoy a film after I’ve cleaned the house so it’s spotless
  4. A hot shower on an itchy scalp
  5. Cards arriving in the post
  6. When someone asks how I’m doing
  7. Late night heart-to-hearts with friends
  8. The smell of a match I’ve just blown out
  9. Birthday candles on a cake
  10. Finding one last sweet when I thought I’d finished the bag

Rachel Hill is a blogger at The Invisible Hypothyroidism and Petals and Petticoats.

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Things Liz York Likes

  1. Having lunch with Jay on the Upper West Side
  2. Wearing a big hat on a very hot day
  3. Purple bags
  4. Free pens
  5. Earbuds that block out the sound of a diesel truck’s horn
  6. Ice cream in coffee
  7. Miyazaki animation
  8. The singing birds outside my window that encourage me to get out of bed
  9. Chocolate-covered ginger
  10. When a friend invites me to visit and then says, “Please stay longer, because we’re having fun!”
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Things Rohini Dasgupta Likes

  1. Going to bed knowing that I have cleaned my house till it’s sparkling clean
  2. Reading my book and having a drink by myself in the corner of a crowded bar
  3. Spending Sunday just lazing and reading and watching time pass by
  4. Eggs. Any way they can be made
  5. Sleeping on a bus/train/car
  6. Seeing the world through new eyes after I’ve cleaned my glasses
  7. The euphoric feeling of hitting publish on a blogpost
  8. Conversations on New Year’s Day
  9. Walking in the rain and hearing the rain on my umbrella
  10. Cuddling

Rohini Dasgupta is either working maniacally or lazing right now.

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Things Louisa Woods Likes

  1. Turning the shower up as hot as I can bear it and standing underneath it, daydreaming
  2. Being made a cup of tea by someone without them needing to ask how I like it
  3. “I love you”s that come out of the blue
  4. The contented clucking of my chickens as they scratch around in the garden
  5. Listening to my girls playing happily together (as rare as that may be!)
  6. A genuine thank-you
  7. Balmy spring days
  8. Handwritten letters arriving in the mailbox
  9. Getting a hello or a smile on the street
  10. Singing and dancing in the kitchen while I bake or cook

Louisa Woods is a mother of three, living in New Zealand. 

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