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  • Name : Evelyn Gonzalez
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Today, after watching a violent horror movie, my little brother abruptly asked my grandfather how he wants to die. “Like the sunset,” my grandfather replied. MMT

#1406 (1) - Sep 7, 2009 05:11 PM by Julie - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2285) - No, that made me sleepy. (70)

Today, my aunt reminded me that I don't have a 12 year old and a 10 year old daughter. I'm 17 and I’ve spent the last 3 years raising my baby sisters while my mom spent most of her time passed out drunk. Now my aunt has custody, but I'm not sure how to be a kid again. MMT

#2128 (17) - Sep 30, 2009 01:49 PM by AlmostMommy - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (4103) - No, that made me sleepy. (108)

Today, I was looking out my window to the street down below. A teenage boy was walking by when suddenly my neighbor's recycle bin blew over in the wind. In an empty street, with no one to impress, that boy stopped and chased down flying newspapers until they were all back in the bin. MMT

#2100 (3) - Sep 29, 2009 06:43 AM by Meryl - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2756) - No, that made me sleepy. (54)

Today, a man came in to apply at my restaurant. He seemed charismatic, kind, knowledgeable, and friendly. Later, when I went to call him to extend a job offer, I noticed he had written "ask for me" under his number. The number belongs to a homeless shelter. But I’m gonna take a risk and hire him anyways. MMT

#2770 (18) - Oct 18, 2009 02:26 PM by Chef - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (11416) - No, that made me sleepy. (166)

Today, I was a crying at a park over an argument I had with a friend. As I was leaving, a little girl ran up to me. Grinning widely, she said, "You looked sad so my mom said I should give you these." Then she pulled out hand-picked flowers from behind her back and gave me a hug. MMT

#1357 (1) - Sep 6, 2009 04:43 AM by tky405 - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (3843) - No, that made me sleepy. (55)

Today, I had to go to a funeral for a 26 year old coworker of mine who had a stroke at work this week and was pronounced dead at the scene. He and his widow just got married last year, just bought a house last month, and just had a beautiful baby boy last week. And then just like that… he was gone. MMT

#293 (1) - Aug 12, 2009 09:55 PM by Jen - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (4326) - No, that made me sleepy. (116)

Today, my coworkers laughed at me when I told them my dream was to own my own bakery. When I told my father what happened, he said, “I've known a few people who went after their dreams. One thing they all had in common was they got laughed at in the process.” MMT

#530 (2) - Aug 15, 2009 04:07 PM by Marta - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2135) - No, that made me sleepy. (47)

Today, when he got home from work, he told me he got an A on his final exam in Accounting, found a $50 bill in the back of a taxi cab, and that his new boss treated him out to an expensive lunch. Then he said, “But your smile just made my day.” MMT

#696 (0) - Aug 20, 2009 02:29 PM by Matty - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (2334) - No, that made me sleepy. (83)

Today at a rock concert, I saw a tall, mean-looking security bouncer on my way into the mosh pit. When I turned back around 20 minutes later, he was standing next to my mom and holding my 11-year-old brother on his shoulders just so my brother could see the stage. MMT

#498 (1) - Aug 14, 2009 07:47 PM by burd - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1951) - No, that made me sleepy. (51)

Today, I walked past a coworker's cubicle who always updates her whiteboard with how many days are left until her family member returns from fighting the war overseas. Yesterday it was down to 8 days. Today it simply says, "next year." MMT

#2206 (3) - Aug 21, 3299 12:54 PM by DAP - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (4970) - No, that made me sleepy. (115)

Today, at the train stop near the hospital a man and his 3 kids got on. The kids were loud and out of control. An annoyed passenger asked, “Is there a reason you’re letting your kids go nuts?” The man sighed and said, “The doc just told me their mother isn’t going to make it. Sorry, I’m just trying to think before I tell them.” MMT

#1867 (6) - Aug 21, 3854 12:53 PM by Anonymous - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (11525) - No, that made me sleepy. (191)

Today, I was walking in Ocean Beach when I saw what I thought was a homeless man sitting on a curb with a cardboard sign. As I walked by he said, “Give me a smile and I’ll give you some money.” I grinned ear to ear and he gave me a handful of change. His cardboard sign said, “Your smile makes my day.” MMT

#404 (2) - Aug 13, 2009 03:32 PM by teafordessert - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2620) - No, that made me sleepy. (49)

Today, after 10 years, my husband suddenly quit smoking cigarettes. When I asked him why he decided to quit, he said, "I want to grow old with you." MMT

#695 (4) - Aug 20, 2009 09:17 AM by nosmoking - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (5517) - No, that made me sleepy. (160)

Today, I was all dressed up and waiting on my blind date to arrive. He never showed up. It made me feel ugly. I thought he may have seen me from a distance and bailed. Then as I left the restaurant alone, I heard a little girl ask her mom if I was a princess. It made me smile and it MMT.

#1270 (5) - Sep 5, 2009 07:49 AM by daisy - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (3170) - No, that made me sleepy. (69)

Today, a blind stranger told me he could hear the song in my smile. MMT

#1099 (4) - Sep 2, 2009 05:56 PM by quil - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (3400) - No, that made me sleepy. (86)

Today in downtown San Diego, I watched a blue collar Mexican man get harassed for being Mexican. It was a blatant act of discrimination. And the man actually began crying. As he left the office building, he took off his jacket. His t-shirt underneath read, "I love the USA!" MMT

#51 (68) - Aug 21, 2203 12:49 PM by Ferrell - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (27151) - No, that made me sleepy. (1660)

Today, my husband celebrated a healthy, happy 80th birthday. I fell in love with him when I was 21. At the time he was almost twice my age. And despite all the initial negative reactions from family and friends, here we are smiling 40 years later. MMT

#794 (4) - Aug 23, 2009 07:14 PM by instant_eternity - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1582) - No, that made me sleepy. (55)

Today I took my daughter to the park and a woman warned me that there was a "bum" sleeping on a picnic table by the swings. I stayed away. Shortly after, 2 teenage boys came by and the woman offered the same warning. One of the boys said, "Oh, that's Elmer. I know him. He's homeless. He's my friend." MMT

#621 (1) - Aug 21, 5967 12:50 PM by Anonymous - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (3651) - No, that made me sleepy. (70)

Today, just as I was thinking that I really have nothing left to live for, my 10 year old daughter called to tell me that she loves and misses me. MMT

#235 (4) - Aug 12, 2009 04:17 PM by djaiv - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (2572) - No, that made me sleepy. (95)

Today, as I drove home from her apartment for the last time, I skipped through 64 songs in a row on my iPod before I found a song that didn't remind me of her. MMT

#196 (6) - Aug 11, 2009 10:46 AM by alex - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (3728) - No, that made me sleepy. (593)

Today, I heard another Michael Jackson song on the radio. For the last 15 years up until the day he died, it seemed like everyone thought he was a freak. Now, all I hear are MJ songs on the radio and people calling him a musical genius. It's like the world forgot what they had until it was gone. MMT

#6 (6) - Jul 22, 2009 01:19 PM by Marc - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (4369) - No, that made me sleepy. (1755)

Today, I witnessed a pretty bad car accident. The first thing the man who wasn't at fault said when he got out of his car was, "Is everyone okay?" instead of screaming at the other driver for pulling out while he was at a red light. MMT

#1863 (3) - Aug 21, 9839 12:53 PM by Nicole - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1310) - No, that made me sleepy. (63)

Today, I found out that my best (guy) friend was critically injured in Afghanistan during his first week of deployment. He had to have his left leg amputated. In the 10 years we’ve been friends, I’ve never had the courage to tell him how much I love him. I'm visiting him next week. And I intend to tell him. MMT

#524 (9) - Aug 15, 2009 01:37 PM by Katie - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2230) - No, that made me sleepy. (82)

Today, my 75 year old grandma and I took the tram into Dublin's city centre. When we got on the tram there were no seats for my grandma to sit in. She was offered a seat by a well dressed African man. She happily obliged. When the man stood up, I realized he had a prosthetic leg. MMT

#1040 (1) - Sep 1, 2009 02:24 PM by Elle - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (2865) - No, that made me sleepy. (52)

Today, I spent an hour in my psychiatrist’s office whining about a guy I’m dating, and then walked out to find him sitting in the waiting room. MMT

#2624 (2) - Aug 21, 7480 12:55 PM by Ann - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (2140) - No, that made me sleepy. (200)

Today I was giving campus tours and had a student in a wheel chair in the group. We talked all day and he never stopped smiling. I found out that he had a scholarship to play basketball before his accident left him paralyzed. He told me, "It didn't ruin my life, it just changed my circumstances." MMT

#1432 (1) - Aug 21, 2490 12:52 PM by Coley - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2374) - No, that made me sleepy. (27)

Today, my grandfather told me, "Stop worrying so much. Worry is using your imagination to create things you don't want." MMT

#1080 (1) - Sep 2, 2009 12:50 PM by daily pivoter - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2138) - No, that made me sleepy. (45)

Today, I missed my son’s soccer game AGAIN because my boss needed me to stay late AGAIN. Feeling upset, I told my husband I can't believe I keep choosing a job I don't love over my life. He replied, "At this point, I can't believe you actually think there's a difference between your job and your life." MMT

#484 (4) - Aug 14, 2009 01:48 PM by Sarah - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (2300) - No, that made me sleepy. (82)

Today, I saw something I've seen a hundred times before from a slightly different angle. And now I realize that everything I thought I saw before was just an illusion. MMT

#38 (6) - Aug 3, 2009 01:50 AM by Brandon - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1378) - No, that made me sleepy. (1116)

Today, I watched my beautiful little girl running though sprinklers in the backyard. As she laughed and screamed I thought that nothing in the world could make me happier. Six years ago I seriously considered having an abortion. MMT

#636 (11) - Aug 21, 5958 12:51 PM by Katie - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (6114) - No, that made me sleepy. (305)

Today, I was having a beer at a bar with a friend when a hot girl approached me. We talked for awhile and then she asked if I'd like to do something afterwards. I declined and said I was happily married. When I told my wife the story, it turns out she knows the girl. Disaster avoided! MMT

#75 (5) - Aug 21, 350 12:49 PM by donny - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (2404) - No, that made me sleepy. (1201)

Today, after watching my daughter ride her bike without training wheels for the first time, I decided to quit smoking. I don't ever want to miss one of those moments. MMT

#1950 (3) - Sep 22, 2009 07:39 PM by I\'maquitter - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2658) - No, that made me sleepy. (64)

Today, I realized that I'm paying almost $20,000 per year for the next 4 years of my life to get a university degree, and I've spent the past 4 months of my freshman year basically reviewing crap I learned in high school. MMT

#2922 (5) - Oct 22, 2009 09:12 PM by student - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1201) - No, that made me sleepy. (355)

Today, at the doctor’s office where I work, a Latino woman filled out the forms for her son’s medical exam. In the 'Ethnicity' section, she marked 'Other' and wrote in 'American.' MMT

#297 (9) - Aug 12, 2009 10:50 PM by Andy - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2883) - No, that made me sleepy. (213)

Today I work directly for Rick - a really smart, nice guy I used to pick on in high school. Somehow he forgave me and gave me the opportunity of a lifetime after I was unemployed for nearly 8 months. MMT

#2093 (1) - Sep 28, 2009 11:38 PM by keep - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2231) - No, that made me sleepy. (61)

Today marks 6 years since I was discharged from a mental hospital after suffering from severe depression. I've since graduated from college, started a successful marketing firm, and am the proud father of a beautiful baby boy. MMT

#616 (3) - Aug 21, 7744 12:50 PM by JustLive - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1060) - No, that made me sleepy. (46)

Today, my best friend confided in me that he's having trouble playing a depressed character because he has no emotional tie to the role. He's overweight, not very good looking, 17 and never been kissed, and a total theater and science nerd. But he loves who he is, and he's happy. MMT

#1548 (8) - Sep 11, 2009 09:53 AM by girlygirl? - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (5965) - No, that made me sleepy. (186)

Today, my best friend and I saw my father get arrested while we were watching a 1995 rerun of COPS at 2AM. MMT

#2833 (6) - Oct 19, 2009 06:12 PM by Anonymous - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1791) - No, that made me sleepy. (147)

Today, I celebrated my 16th birthday. I was born HIV positive and nobody thought I would make it. MMT

#1120 (8) - Sep 3, 2009 02:27 PM by jess - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (5733) - No, that made me sleepy. (140)

Today, I was at a Cubs game and heard commotion in the outfield. I then noticed that the outfielder had thrown a ball up to a fully dressed Marine in the stands. No one else went for the ball; instead they gave the Marine a standing ovation. It was one of the most touching things I have seen. MMT

#1838 (1) - Sep 18, 2009 03:18 PM by G&G - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (3253) - No, that made me sleepy. (208)

Today, I came to the realization that I waste 75% of my life on the Internet. Then, 5 minutes later, I caught myself publishing this insight on my blog. MMT

#186 (6) - Aug 10, 2009 10:33 PM by MC - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (3448) - No, that made me sleepy. (708)

Today, I asked an elderly airport attendant where I could find the restroom. After showing me, he stared at me, smiled widely, and pulled me into an abrupt hug. I was startled and pulled away quickly. Then he said, “You remind me so much of my daughter whom I haven't seen in over a decade.” MMT

#868 (6) - Aug 25, 2009 03:51 PM by Shannon - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1864) - No, that made me sleepy. (51)

Today, I met a powerful businessman who is worth 100 million dollars. In conversation he told me he regretted never making it to his son’s hockey games or his daughter’s dance recitals. It made me smile because my dad is probably only worth as much as this man’s last paycheck, but he made it to everything. MMT

#287 (6) - Aug 12, 2009 09:49 PM by CuriousGeorge - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (3366) - No, that made me sleepy. (67)

Today, my sister told me a student of hers turned eight years old on Friday. When I realized he was born on September 11, 2001, I said, "How horrible for his family." My sister explained that his grandfather worked at the Pentagon and skipped work that day upon learning his daughter was in labor. MMT

#1622 (5) - Sep 13, 2009 03:28 PM by DMT - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (12768) - No, that made me sleepy. (252)

Today at the diner where I work, an elderly couple came in for the 4th time this week and requested my table. I asked them what kept them coming back. They told me that I reminded them of their granddaughter who passed away 6 years ago. Then they told me her name. She was my best friend at the time. MMT

#1982 (10) - Sep 23, 2009 04:52 PM by Amanda - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (14036) - No, that made me sleepy. (226)

Today in Spanish class, my teacher asked everyone to take turns telling the class why they've chosen to learn Spanish. The 16 year old pregnant girl that sits in front of me seriously said, "My baby is half Mexican, and I want to be able to understand it when it's born." MMT

#911 (12) - Aug 21, 5517 12:51 PM by luisa - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (3474) - No, that made me sleepy. (710)

Today, I am thankful that my family has acquired enough wealth so that my parents can afford to live in their own house and send me and my siblings to college. But I miss the days when we were younger and were all crammed into a 2 bedroom apartment and forced to play board games and eat supper together. MMT

#2910 (1) - Oct 22, 2009 12:05 PM by buyhappiness - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (2212) - No, that made me sleepy. (58)

Today, I was cleaning the kitchen with my husband in our brand new house. We were joking around and having a great time. It suddenly dawned on me that if two years ago someone had told me my life would end up like this, dealing with those bullies in high school would have been a lot easier. MMT

#180 (3) - Aug 10, 2009 03:56 PM by boogie - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1504) - No, that made me sleepy. (152)

Today, after work, I got to my car and found a giant dent in my rear bumper. The jerk who did this did not leave a note. Apparently, he was in such a haste to flee the scene of the crime that he didn’t even realize his license plate fell off of his car. What goes around comes around. MMT

#108 (1) - Aug 21, 9859 12:50 PM by Shank - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (2593) - No, that made me sleepy. (337)

Today, my 12 year old son said, “I hate school, but I love to read and learn.” I didn’t have the guts to tell him that I couldn’t agree more. MMT

#468 (4) - Aug 14, 2009 10:57 AM by Jeri - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1257) - No, that made me sleepy. (44)

Today, on my 22nd birthday, I got into the worst argument I’ve ever had with my parents. And just before I ran out their front door crying, my mother shouted, “We do believe in equality! We just don’t want you dating a black man!” MMT

#2998 (9) - Aug 21, 7563 12:56 PM by Sadie - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (3995) - No, that made me sleepy. (273)

Today, after getting in a huge argument with my wife over something silly, I was reminded of the fact that love is not a fairytale. It's hard work. But it's worth it. MMT

#2925 (2) - Oct 22, 2009 10:43 PM by Hanner - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1180) - No, that made me sleepy. (176)

Today I realized that I went from being really depressed six months ago, to loving a lot of things about my life. The only difference between then and now is that I consciously let go of some things I had been holding onto. MMT

#1872 (2) - Aug 21, 330 12:53 PM by Whitney - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1059) - No, that made me sleepy. (83)

Today marks a year since my wife passed away. But I still find her hair on my sweaters and blankets sometimes. MMT

#2911 (6) - Oct 22, 2009 12:13 PM by missingher - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (5532) - No, that made me sleepy. (126)

Today, I sat glued to my computer for 2 hours while I talked to my lovely girlfriend who’s attending a semester abroad. We’re both deaf, but because of the modern technology, we can use a webcam to communicate everyday even though we’re 6000 miles apart. 15 years ago, kids just like us weren’t so lucky. MMT

#455 (1) - Aug 14, 2009 02:44 AM by Jon - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (3483) - No, that made me sleepy. (129)

Today I got on a bus with my grandfather. It was full with only one seat left. I told my grandfather to take it, which he refused to do, insisting I take it. After a bit I gave in and took the seat. In jest, I said "Your legs are older than mine!" "Yes," he said, "But yours have further to go." MMT

#2302 (2) - Oct 5, 2009 02:32 PM by Carly - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (5379) - No, that made me sleepy. (81)

Today my father told me, "Stop looking for somewhere peaceful. Find it in yourself and carry it wherever you go." MMT

#1697 (0) - Sep 15, 2009 12:00 AM by ACO - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1343) - No, that made me sleepy. (88)

Today, I woke up to my boyfriend telling me that he loves me. Yesterday we were in a pretty bad boating accident. I have a cast on my arm and scrapes on my face, yet he still honestly tells me he thinks I’m the most beautiful girl in the world. MMT

#981 (1) - Aug 30, 2009 05:52 PM by luckygirl - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (865) - No, that made me sleepy. (254)

Today, I heard my mom laughing in a way I had never heard her laugh before. When I walked into the kitchen to see what she was up to, my male soccer coach jumped out of his seat, stuttered, and said, "Oh, hey Danny!" MMT

#411 (0) - Aug 13, 2009 06:02 PM by Danny - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (727) - No, that made me sleepy. (501)

Today, I saw an elderly woman give-up her seat on the subway for an elderly man who was even older. MMT

#738 (1) - Aug 21, 2009 05:50 PM by Jason - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1651) - No, that made me sleepy. (34)

Today, I went to the wake of a teacher of mine who just passed away. When I introduced myself to her son, he smiled and said, "It's nice to finally meet you. My mom actually mentioned your name quite often. You challenged her, and she liked that." I had no idea she cared. MMT

#960 (0) - Aug 21, 252 12:52 PM by AfterThought - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (2515) - No, that made me sleepy. (35)

Today, I saw a homeless woman on a street corner holding a cardboard sign. I recognized her. Her name is Kate. She used to sit next to me in my high school AP English class. MMT

#609 (3) - Aug 21, 1087 12:50 PM by Jay - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (5901) - No, that made me sleepy. (141)

Today, I was talking to my grandmother about love. I asked her, "How do you know when you truly love someone?" She paused for a moment and replied, "When you lose them." MMT

#2773 (3) - Oct 18, 2009 03:35 PM by Anonymous - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (4300) - No, that made me sleepy. (102)

Today, my old car broke down at a busy intersection. I had to push it across two lanes of traffic. The only person that bothered to help me was homeless man begging for change on the corner. MMT

#1907 (3) - Aug 21, 5663 12:53 PM by Anonymous - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (2339) - No, that made me sleepy. (29)

Today, my cousin died. He has been a Marine for 6 years. He fought for our country overseas on 3 separate tours in Iraq. He came home on leave 2 weeks ago and was killed by a drunk driver. MMT

#425 (20) - Aug 13, 2009 07:38 PM by heavenlylife - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (15050) - No, that made me sleepy. (573)

Today, I saw a man and woman on a shiny new motorcycle pull up to a street corner. The man was well-groomed and the woman had dirt all over her clothes. She dismounted and pulled a cardboard sign out of her backpack. As he roared off, she sat down on the street corner and began panhandling. MMT

#194 (4) - Aug 11, 2009 09:57 AM by LisaDee - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (2531) - No, that made me sleepy. (161)

Today, I almost lost the person I love because I was pretending to be somebody I'm not. And I was doing this because I thought he wouldn't like the real me. But it turns out the real me is all he wants. MMT

#2634 (5) - Aug 21, 678 12:55 PM by Anonymous - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1249) - No, that made me sleepy. (317)

Today, and every weekday at 9AM for the last 4 years, I have walked past the same 3 street bums on my way to work. One of them is always strumming a guitar and the other 2 are always singing. And they all have huge smiles on their faces. Sometimes their smiles are the only smiles I see all day. MMT

#424 (1) - Aug 13, 2009 07:34 PM by Culler - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (3982) - No, that made me sleepy. (56)

Today, a girl I taught 4 years ago during her freshman year of high school, who is now a college freshman, came into my classroom in the middle of a lesson, gave me a note, and walked back out. The note said, "Thanks for helping me figure out my future." MMT

#2232 (0) - Aug 21, 200 12:54 PM by teacher - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1412) - No, that made me sleepy. (80)

Today, while I was in line at an ice cream shop, this weird looking guy in front of me started talking to me. I decided to be friendly and chat back. Then he paid for his ice cream and left. A minute later, when I tried to pay for mine, the cashier said, "The guy in front of you paid for yours too." MMT

#301 (1) - Aug 12, 2009 10:30 PM by Kris - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1845) - No, that made me sleepy. (34)

Today, my 9-year-old baby brother curiously looked at the acronym 'WTF' and said, "I know what that means! 'Wow, That's Funny!' Right?" MMT

#254 (5) - Aug 12, 2009 05:53 PM by steve - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (2757) - No, that made me sleepy. (300)

Today, I tucked my fiancé into bed. And as she fell asleep I started to sing a lullaby my grandmother used to sing to me. It was the first time I had ever sung it to anyone. After a moment, she looked up at me smiling, with tears in her eyes. Her grandmother used to sing the same exact lullaby to her. MMT

#1364 (4) - Sep 7, 2009 02:36 AM by Anonymous - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (4612) - No, that made me sleepy. (152)

Today, my greatest accomplishment was lifting a cup to my mouth on my own so I could drink my first sip of water after neurosurgery. Last week I was worried about deadlines, bills, and being on time for staff meetings. MMT

#979 (12) - Aug 30, 2009 03:27 PM by Punkyprincess33 - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2184) - No, that made me sleepy. (44)

Today, I found out my father spent 2 years in juvenile hall for attempted murder when he was a young teenager. Since I was born, my father has been everything I could ask for in a father. He’s honestly the most loving, compassionate person I know. MMT

#1490 (4) - Aug 21, 954 12:52 PM by AD - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (2116) - No, that made me sleepy. (56)

Today, my friend told me she didn't mind being legally blind, with only 12% of her vision. She said, "After it rains there's usually a dew left on the grass. And because of the way my eyes refract the light, I see rainbows in the grass." MMT

#2899 (6) - Oct 22, 2009 05:24 AM by blue collar - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (5559) - No, that made me sleepy. (78)

Today, I went and visited my grandmother and grandfather. My grandmother used to talk down on Hispanic women saying a lot of negative things about them. Now, as she is unable to speak and bound to a wheelchair due to a stroke, a wonderful Hispanic women stays by her side 24/7 to take care of her. MMT

#1736 (5) - Sep 16, 2009 02:17 AM by Nevertoolateforchange - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (2998) - No, that made me sleepy. (66)

Today, I told my mom that I feel like I'm failng with my alcoholism counseling and that I want to quit. Then she said my 8 year old brother told her, "I really like the new Elliot so much better." MMT

#252 (3) - Aug 12, 2009 05:43 PM by Elliot - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (3060) - No, that made me sleepy. (66)

Today I found my dog dead on the side of the road. As I stood there sobbing, a lady stopped, got out of her car and gave me a big hug. She said that she'd been there before and knew how I felt. In one of the saddest moments of my life, I experienced the most random act of kindness. MMT

#2872 (6) - Oct 21, 2009 12:32 PM by smcgl321 - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (3186) - No, that made me sleepy. (86)

Today, I visited an old neighborhood where I used to live. The landscaping in every yard seemed better kept than I remember. And everyone on the block seemed friendlier. But other than the couple who moved into my old house, the same exact people live there. MMT

#13 (0) - Aug 21, 5593 12:48 PM by Josh - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1340) - No, that made me sleepy. (250)

Today, while running intervals in cross country practice, everyone was complaining about being exhausted. In the background, I heard one of my teammates declare just how beautiful a day it was. Everyone stopped and looked around. It was a beautiful day. MMT

#831 (1) - Aug 24, 2009 06:04 PM by woodle - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2469) - No, that made me sleepy. (125)

Today I turned 23. Since my 1st birthday, my dad's parents would send me the amount of money that corresponded with my age that year. I used to laugh at how they thought so much of so little money. They both passed away earlier this year. I would give anything for a $23 check from them today. MMT

#1045 (3) - Sep 1, 2009 05:30 PM by ninobrown - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (2660) - No, that made me sleepy. (60)

Today, I saw a man driving with two kids in the car. One kid was in the front passenger seat and the other was sitting on the gearshift. Both children were definitely under the age of six and not wearing seat belts. The back seats were completely empty. My son died in a car accident last year. MMT

#265 (1) - Aug 12, 2009 06:49 PM by Relic - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1859) - No, that made me sleepy. (97)

Today, I checked my account balance and realized I had been fined $40 by my bank for a $2 overdraft when I bought a coffee on the way to work. "I couldn’t be any more broke!" I cried aloud as I walked outside to get some air. Just then a skinny homeless man limped out from a nearby alleyway. MMT

#34 (2) - Aug 2, 2009 10:46 PM by Britney - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (2922) - No, that made me sleepy. (284)

Today, I watched three young children meet for the first time on a playground in a local park. They all immediately acted like best friends, playing and laughing hysterically. They made me smile, and then I began to wonder why adults lack the ability to accept each other so easily. MMT

#1366 (3) - Sep 7, 2009 12:15 AM by div - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (3947) - No, that made me sleepy. (74)

Today, I dropped 20 dollars at six flags without realizing it and a kind man tapped me on the shoulder and told me I had dropped it. Two days ago I left my iPod on the bus and the next day the bus driver gave it back to me and said, “I recognized this as yours.” Honest people make me smile and MMT.

#1560 (1) - Sep 11, 2009 03:15 PM by peoplearegood123 - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (2477) - No, that made me sleepy. (90)

Today, a friend told me, "It's easier to be lazy then to be happy." MMT

#1063 (4) - Sep 2, 2009 01:08 AM by bwilson52 - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (4958) - No, that made me sleepy. (555)

Today, while we were out at a bar for happy hour, my best friend turned to me and said, "It's funny how quickly our plans change from 'pursuing our dreams and changing the world' to 'getting really freakin' drunk!'" MMT

#2897 (1) - Oct 22, 2009 03:48 AM by abutsreer - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1231) - No, that made me sleepy. (385)

Today, I met someone who is making $30,000 a month selling drugs. I make less than that in a year at my legal job. MMT

#816 (9) - Aug 24, 2009 09:17 AM by tim - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (3122) - No, that made me sleepy. (196)

Today, I felt lucky to witness the humble, elegant, peaceful death of my partner's 91 year old grandfather. The nurse said, "Everyone dies the way they live." MMT

#826 (3) - Aug 24, 2009 02:43 PM by Shelly - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2538) - No, that made me sleepy. (74)

Today, I saw a beautiful girl sitting at the library reading. Her beauty was majestic... I caught myself staring at her on multiple occasions. And it wasn't until she gathered her belongings to leave that I realized she was sitting in a wheelchair. MMT

#414 (8) - Aug 13, 2009 06:14 PM by Garrett - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2915) - No, that made me sleepy. (127)

Today, as I looked in the mirror, I smiled because I realized I’m not overweight. Even though all of the online ads I read seem to think so. MMT

#2630 (6) - Aug 21, 9052 12:55 PM by bobo - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1081) - No, that made me sleepy. (335)

Today, I attended my 10 year high school reunion. I was (unfortunately) seated at a table next to one of our ex-football players. This guy used to tease me every single day for being chubby. Now, 10 years later, I’m in much better shape than he is. MMT

#393 (0) - Aug 13, 2009 01:57 PM by sportyguy - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (991) - No, that made me sleepy. (101)

Today, I learned that a "weird" boy who graduated from my high school last year suffered from a brain hemorrhage and died at the age of 18. Today, I learned that death doesn't care about stereotypes or status. Today, I lost someone I should have made an effort to get to know better, and now I'm left wondering. MMT

#1022 (2) - Aug 31, 2009 11:41 PM by Anonymous - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1202) - No, that made me sleepy. (67)

Today, I was walking to work when a homeless man walked up to me and asked for money. When I told him I didn't have any cash he began screaming, "Enjoy your lunch today! I'm starving and I get to eat out of a trash can!" Just when I was starting to feel bad for him, his cell phone rang. MMT

#384 (5) - Aug 13, 2009 11:30 AM by Q - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (3176) - No, that made me sleepy. (177)

Today, due to recent storm damage to our barn, my family had to put our biggest horse, weighing 1300 lbs, into the same stall as our pony, who is the size of a Labrador. The 2 get along great. As I watched this unique friendship grow, I wondered why humans have such difficulty looking past petty differences. MMT

#881 (1) - Aug 25, 2009 10:59 PM by Danzel - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1496) - No, that made me sleepy. (147)

Today, I was thinking about the last year of my life and the fact that almost exactly a year ago I decided to commit suicide. But a close friend happened to stop by randomly at that exact moment and unintentionally convinced me to give life another chance. I am now happier than I have ever been. MMT

#489 (6) - Aug 14, 2009 04:49 PM by hal89 - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1298) - No, that made me sleepy. (53)

Today, I was talking to my 10 year old next door neighbor. Then I asked her about something she told me yesterday. She looked shocked, smiled, and asked, "You were listening?" I remembered then that her parents are divorced, and her mother never seems to be around. MMT

#870 (2) - Aug 25, 2009 04:20 PM by Alisa - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (2863) - No, that made me sleepy. (62)

Today, after being insulted by a guy I work with, I walked out of the office with a heavy heart only to find a note card on my car’s windshield. It was from my ex-boyfriend of 2 years who is simply my best friend now. It said, "Would it be okay if I sorta had a little crush on you forever?" MMT

#899 (3) - Aug 26, 2009 11:08 PM by Forever - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (3150) - No, that made me sleepy. (261)

Today, I saw a man in a business suit sleeping at a table in Starbucks with several 'help wanted' ads spread out in front of him. MMT

#949 (1) - Aug 21, 2591 12:51 PM by moreblessedthanithought - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1815) - No, that made me sleepy. (111)

Today, I realized that for five years all I thought about was myself. But now that she's gone, all I can think about is her. MMT

#1541 (2) - Sep 11, 2009 06:33 AM by Ricky - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (1099) - No, that made me sleepy. (137)

Today, like every Sunday morning, my husband brought a bouquet of flowers to his mother. She has Alzheimer’s and doesn’t even realize he does this each week. But he does it anyway. MMT

#764 (1) - Aug 22, 2009 02:32 PM by D - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (3245) - No, that made me sleepy. (48)

Today, I found out that I could become paralyzed at any moment in time due to a bad cyst on my spine. I went to work and listened to everyone bitch about bills, bosses, and family problems. When I got home, I kissed my boyfriend, hugged my friends, and appreciated the movement in my body. MMT

#163 (5) - Aug 10, 2009 12:04 AM by Punkyprincess33 - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (3355) - No, that made me sleepy. (125)

Today a man I have only barely been acquainted with handed me $500 cash, no questions asked, to send me to a dance workshop out-of-state. He said he just wanted to give back to the community’s local athletes. Apparently he was a professional athlete at one point after someone helped him. MMT

#2076 (1) - Sep 28, 2009 04:34 AM by youcancallmeschmoopy - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1136) - No, that made me sleepy. (41)

Today, we were told by our family doctor that my dad only has a month left to live. We cried, laughed and cried some more together. Tonight, my dad asked me if he could spend the first night in my new condo with me. I smiled and said, “Of course.” The kicker… I don't move in for another 2 months. MMT

#322 (3) - Aug 13, 2009 12:20 AM by blushtorush - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (2385) - No, that made me sleepy. (78)


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