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Today, while I was driving my grandfather to his doctor's appointment, I complained about hitting 2 red lights in a row. My grandfather chuckled and said, "You always complain about the red lights, but you never celebrate the green ones." MMT

#112 (10) - Aug 7, 2009 12:27 AM by bange - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (14995) - No, that made me sleepy. (834)

Today, on the one year anniversary of my boyfriend’s death, I decided it was time to clear his clothes out of our closet. In one of his coat pockets I found a diamond engagement ring and concert tickets to my favorite band dated the Saturday after he passed. MMT

#6227 (14) - Jan 2, 2010 06:15 PM by Meg - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (12287) - No, that made me sleepy. (147)

Today an old woman at the gas station came up to me and said, "I'm so embarrassed, but could you help me?" I thought she was going to ask for money, but she told me that last week her husband died and she had never pumped gas before. She had no idea what to do. MMT

#700 (12) - Aug 20, 2009 03:33 PM by unscrambled - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (12490) - No, that made me sleepy. (262)

Today, like every day for the last 4 years, my father picked a fresh flower from his garden and took it to my mother. This time I decided to go with him to see her. And as he placed the flower on her grave, he said, “I just wish I had picked her a fresh flower every day when she was alive.” MMT

#629 (7) - Oct 19, 1095 12:50 PM by chetlog - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (11220) - No, that made me sleepy. (168)

Today, in the grocery store parking lot, I watched a man run as fast as he could with a packed shopping cart and then jump on the back for a ride. He smiled and chuckled aloud as he rode the cart all the way to his car. He was in his mid-40's and wearing a formal suit and tie. MMT

#84 (8) - Oct 19, 549 12:49 PM by Ana - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (12296) - No, that made me sleepy. (665)

Today, after I watched my dog get run over by a car, I sat on the side of the road holding him and crying. And just before he died, he licked the tears off my face. MMT

#4011 (47) - Oct 19, 4140 12:58 PM by dave - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (18102) - No, that made me sleepy. (558)

Today, I met a woman who must have been at least 80, jumping around and having the time of her life at a hard rock concert. MMT

#1668 (1) - Sep 14, 2009 03:53 PM by Courtney - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (2046) - No, that made me sleepy. (80)

Today, when she woke up from an eleven month coma, she kissed me and said, “Thank you for being here, and telling me those beautiful stories, and never giving up on me... And yes, I will marry you.” MMT

#6202 (20) - Jan 2, 2010 05:55 AM by engaged - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (7236) - No, that made me sleepy. (162)

Today, I realized how much happier I’ve been lately. I just got a new apartment, better hours at work, and I’m finishing up my degree after taking time off. I got out of my night job early this morning and realized that I was walking toward the sunrise with the night at my back. Nature's natural metaphors MMT.

#1437 (0) - Oct 19, 6644 12:52 PM by Anonymous - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1170) - No, that made me sleepy. (123)

Today, after spending the last 3 years viciously bickering with the college kid who lives next door, I found myself crying in his arms and thanking him repeatedly for saving my son's life. MMT

#37 (6) - Aug 2, 2009 10:56 PM by Emily - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (11616) - No, that made me sleepy. (628)

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, I was driving to a job interview when I saw a businesswoman standing next to her BMW on the side of the road. She had a flat tire. I pulled over and helped her put on the spare. When I arrived to the interview, the woman who I helped ended up being the CEO of the company. I got the job. MMT

#76 (19) - Oct 19, 2987 12:49 PM by hilly - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (16835) - No, that made me sleepy. (1052)

Today, I interviewed a woman who is terminally ill. "So," I tried to delicately ask, "What is it like to wake up every morning and know that you are dying?" "Well," she responded, "What is it like to wake up every morning and pretend that you are not?" MMT

#178 (24) - Aug 10, 2009 03:32 PM by Suzie - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (21973) - No, that made me sleepy. (824)

Today at Walmart, I saw a little kid begging his dad for change. His dad gave him four quarters. The kid then quickly walked past the gumball machines and placed each quarter, one at a time, into a donation jar that said, “Buy a starving child a meal this holiday season.” MMT

#3070 (3) - Oct 28, 2009 03:18 AM by wow - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (5262) - No, that made me sleepy. (75)

Today, after a 72 hour shift at the fire station, a woman ran up to me at the grocery store and gave me a hug. When I tensed up, she realized I didn’t recognize her. She let go with tears of joy in her eyes and the most sincere smile and said, “On 9-11-2001, you carried me out of the World Trade Center.” MMT

#6050 (34) - Dec 30, 2009 07:36 PM by toby - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (15210) - No, that made me sleepy. (255)

Today, after the funeral, I went back to my parent’s empty house – the house I grew up in. As I gazed around in awe of all the great memories we made in it, I noticed an old photo of my parent’s in their 20’s sitting on the coffee table. In my father’s handwriting, across the back was written, “In this moment, we were infinite.” MMT

#8884 (8) - Feb 7, 2010 11:04 PM by Chase - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1350) - No, that made me sleepy. (82)

Today, I waited on an elderly woman at the local restaurant where I work. She left me a $90 tip on a $10 tab with a handwritten note that said, "I'm 86 and I can't take this money with me. So please spoil yourself with it." MMT

#12 (4) - Oct 19, 4127 12:48 PM by Drew - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (16610) - No, that made me sleepy. (803)

Today, when I asked him why he preferred fiction to nonfiction, he said, “Because fiction makes sense.” MMT

#7100 (4) - Jan 16, 2010 11:06 AM by hannah - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1418) - No, that made me sleepy. (157)

Today, I was traveling in Kenya and I met a refugee from Zimbabwe. He said he hadn't eaten anything in over 3 days and looked extremely skinny and unhealthy. Then my friend offered him the rest of the sandwich he was eating. The first thing the man said was, "We can share it." MMT

#810 (17) - Aug 24, 2009 03:24 AM by joseph - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (20707) - No, that made me sleepy. (380)

Today, I was looking through the Facebook remembrance groups of two people that died from my high school. The girl was sweet, smart, quiet and unpopular. She was killed by a drunk driver. The guy was inconsiderate, rude and popular. He was the drunk driver. His group has 602 members. Hers has 48. MMT

#2105 (36) - Sep 29, 2009 04:02 PM by acquisire - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (20322) - No, that made me sleepy. (560)

Today, my wife kissed me goodbye, got in her car, crashed, and passed away. When the coroner called me at 9AM, I broke into tears and ran into the restroom at work to wash off my face. When I looked in the mirror, I noticed that my wife’s lipstick was still on my cheek. MMT

#4110 (14) - Nov 19, 2009 09:22 PM by Barton - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (9744) - No, that made me sleepy. (160)

Today, I returned home after being stationed in Iraq for 9 months. While I was still in uniform, I went into an ice cream shop near the airport to get a milkshake. The girl behind the counter handed me my shake and said, “It’s on me.” “Thanks, you didn’t have to do that,” I said. “Neither did you,” she replied. MMT

#638 (15) - Aug 18, 2009 11:42 AM by SaintSerafina - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (14143) - No, that made me sleepy. (805)

Today, as I was quietly packing my lunch for work, my husband danced into the kitchen singing a made-up song consisting of only my name over and over. When he saw me, he blushed and said, "Oh, you're still here!" Sneaking a peak into the daily routine of someone who truly loves me makes me smile and MMT.

#3791 (10) - Nov 12, 2009 06:49 AM by daisy - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (6978) - No, that made me sleepy. (223)

Today, I was in line at the store behind a man holding a dozen roses. When he got up to the cashier's counter, he realized that the cashier looked sad. The man smiled and said, "I'm buying 11 of these roses for my wife." And then he handed the cashier the 12th rose. She smiled from ear to ear. MMT

#57 (9) - Oct 19, 6844 12:49 PM by geneveve - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (12247) - No, that made me sleepy. (605)

Today, I saw the cutest guy at the airport. Assuming we'd never meet again, I went over and told him how cute I thought he was. He teared up and told me he was headed home from an eating disorder clinic and "had never felt uglier." We're both from Miami, and we're meeting up this coming Saturday. MMT

#1748 (4) - Sep 16, 2009 12:25 PM by Nina - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (5544) - No, that made me sleepy. (111)

Today, as they teased me and laughed hysterically, I just wished they could see the world through my eyes. MMT

#5289 (11) - Dec 16, 2009 09:15 PM by meryl - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (2536) - No, that made me sleepy. (186)

Today I was approached by a homeless man who asked if I had any change. I only had two dimes, but I gave it to him anyway. As I watched him walk away, he put the dimes in an expired parking meter of a strangers car. MMT

#1057 (9) - Sep 1, 2009 10:16 PM by Richmond - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (13783) - No, that made me sleepy. (262)

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) - Oct 19, 2203 12:49 PM by Ferrell - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (27155) - No, that made me sleepy. (1660)

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, 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, I asked my 6 year old son what he wants to be when he grows up. He said, "Mommy, all I want to be is happy." MMT

#32 (17) - Aug 2, 2009 10:39 PM by Dale - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (16366) - No, that made me sleepy. (1539)

Today, I kissed my dad on the forehead as he passed away in a small hospital bed. About 5 seconds after he passed, I realized it was the first time I had given him a kiss since I was a little boy. MMT

#472 (6) - Aug 14, 2009 11:21 AM by pauly - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (6606) - No, that made me sleepy. (98)

Today, my fiancé was in a head-on collision car accident. He is currently in a coma. And all I can think about is the argument we had this morning. I screamed at him for screaming at me. It was a petty argument. But if he could scream now, I wouldn’t say a word. I’d just listen to the sound of his voice. MMT

#2330 (10) - Oct 6, 2009 02:01 AM by Top - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (4463) - No, that made me sleepy. (114)

Today, I’m pretty sure the autistic boy I tutor after school taught me more with his honest smile and uninhibited enthusiasm than I taught him with my formal lesson plan. MMT

#5622 (2) - Dec 23, 2009 02:12 AM by tutor - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (1367) - No, that made me sleepy. (75)

Today, I was driving my 4 year old daughter to her dance class. The law requires her to be seated in the backseat, but she begged me to sit in the front, so I let her. We hydroplaned into a guard rail and a metal rod went directly through the backseat where she sits. On any other day, she would have died. MMT

#4708 (10) - Dec 5, 2009 10:11 PM by IWasSaved - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (5533) - No, that made me sleepy. (67)

Today at 5AM, I asked an elderly man in the city where the nearest train stop was. He walked me to it and then waited next to me for 15 minutes. When the train finally arrived, he smiled and said, "Be safe out there, miss." and then walked away without boarding the train. MMT

#371 (3) - Aug 13, 2009 04:39 AM by MIZ - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (4255) - No, that made me sleepy. (78)

Today, as soon as my 5-year-old baby brother came into my room, I yelled at him to get out without even looking up at him. When he didn't listen and I turned around to yell again, I noticed he had a bowl of cherries (my favorite) in his hands. He said, "Sorry, I just wanted to share these with you." MMT

#387 (16) - Aug 13, 2009 12:18 PM by Lisa - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (14394) - No, that made me sleepy. (484)

Today, at the age of 70, my grandfather graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree in business studies. He’s been a successful business owner most of his life, but he told me he earned his degree to fulfill a promise he made to his mother before she lost her battle with cancer 50 years ago. MMT

#5710 (0) - Dec 24, 2009 02:09 PM by Benz - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (1564) - No, that made me sleepy. (27)

Today, my 8-year-old daughter came home from school and asked me to find her a website that would help her learn sign language. When I asked her why, she said, “There’s a new girl at school who only speaks sign language, and she doesn’t have anyone to talk to.” MMT

#4484 (3) - Nov 30, 2009 05:29 PM by sarahsee - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (5195) - No, that made me sleepy. (51)

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 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 received a package in the mail containing a lost journal I'd misplaced last week. There was no return address, only a post-it note stuck on the front cover saying, "I hope to be as strong as you someday." MMT

#761 (8) - Aug 22, 2009 04:17 PM by HammyFate - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (2853) - No, that made me sleepy. (46)

Today, we fell in love. Four years ago we met online while playing World of Warcraft. Three Years ago we became MySpace friends. Two years ago we became Facebook friends. Last year she moved from the UK to the US. Last night she sent me an email that read, “I’m in L.A. for work. Let’s meet up!” MMT

#7350 (4) - Jan 17, 2010 12:40 PM by Garret - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (1448) - No, that made me sleepy. (503)

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. (161)

Today, I was sitting on a hotel balcony watching 2 lovers in the distance walk along the beach. From their body language, I could tell they were laughing and enjoying each other's company. As they got closer, I realized they were my parents. My parents almost got divorced 8 years ago. MMT

#28 (3) - Aug 2, 2009 10:21 PM by Chuck - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (10206) - No, that made me sleepy. (685)

Today, my 21 year old son's alternative rock band received a record deal from a major record label. I spent the last 5 years trying to convince him that college was the smarter way to go. But he stood his ground and pursued his dream. And now he's living it. MMT

#33 (11) - Aug 2, 2009 10:45 PM by Paul - Inspiring - Yes, that made me think too! (9167) - No, that made me sleepy. (612)

Today, I married the man of my dreams. I left for college at 18 and looked for him there. Nothing. I moved to a new city and looked for him there. Nothing. Then last fall I returned home for Thanksgiving. My brother's best friend, whom I grew up with, joined us for dinner. And I found him. MMT

#29 (4) - Aug 2, 2009 10:23 PM by Megan - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (5998) - No, that made me sleepy. (506)

Today, Sean asked me to marry him. I said yes! Exactly 1 year ago today, I was walking to my car when a man ran up behind me and stole my purse. I called 911. Sean was the cop that responded to my call. If that jackass never stole my purse, I would have never met the love of my life. MMT

#161 (4) - Aug 9, 2009 07:35 PM by Silverback - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (4778) - No, that made me sleepy. (412)

Today, I took a wrong turn on my way home. I ended up on a beautiful country road lined with wild flowers and lush foliage, so I decided to drive a little further. After a mile, I came up on a local bakery and went in for a taste. I met a great guy there. We have a dinner date tomorrow at 7PM. MMT

#31 (5) - Aug 2, 2009 10:38 PM by Ashley - Miscellaneous - Yes, that made me think too! (6067) - No, that made me sleepy. (1044)

Today, after spending every waking minute with her for 8 straight days, I knew I had to tell her just 1 thing. So just before she fell asleep, I whispered it in her ear. She smiled and said, "When I'm 75 and I think about what it was like to be young, I hope I can remember this very moment." MMT

#65 (4) - Oct 19, 6037 12:49 PM by Marc - Happy - Yes, that made me think too! (4531) - No, that made me sleepy. (488)


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