1. Seeing a sky start off grim and wet turn into clear bright blue.
2. The flowershop has a bucket of ranunculuses, as big as a child's fist.
3. It was Nick's birthday yesterday, so of course he is the main beautiful thing. There are an awful lot of things I like about him, many of which are too shy-making to list here. But I don't mind saying that as the kindest and most loving and most sympathetic and most supportive person I have ever met, he is everything I never dared to hope for.