1. As I get older, I think more and more that the secret of life is being able to find joy in very small things, no matter what else is going on around you--cool sheets, salty olives, orange-scented whipped cream, the perfume of grass mixed with sunscreen that lingers on a child who's been playing hard outside.
2. Also important: acceptance of the fact that nothing in life is ever really done. Living is constant maintenance. But what else would you be doing with yourself?
3. Except for knitted hats. Those we finish quickly, which is, I think maybe, the whole reason some of us go to the trouble.
4. Here are the deets on this particular one. My only disappointment is that there isn't a big person size.