Day 2809: Percentages of life

I have spent significant percentages of my life

  • writing,
  • reading,
  • talking,
  • listening,
  • asking questions,
  • answering questions,
  • crawling,
  • walking,
  • learning new things,
  • making mistakes,
  • crying,
  • laughing,
  • making others laugh,
  • being afraid,
  • being brave,
  • singing,
  • playing musical instruments,
  • playing games,
  • watching TV,
  • watching movies,
  • wearing watches,
  • being in school,
  • being in the hospital,
  • being on the phone,
  • cooking,
  • eating,
  • making messes,
  • cleaning up,
  • staying home,
  • going out,
  • traveling,
  • working,
  • running groups,
  • participating in groups,
  • worrying,
  • hoping,
  • thinking about the past,
  • thinking about the future,
  • living in the present moment,
  • living with cats,
  • living with humans,
  • missing my late father (whose birthday is today),
  • mourning ,
  • celebrating,
  • taking care of others,
  • taking care of myself, and
  • taking pictures.

I’ve also spent a significant percentage of my life day-dreaming.

Here’s “Percentage of Life” — a short student film by Dragos Pascu about social media addiction:

According to, a notable percentage of the best songs about life were written by Beatles. Here’s #1:

Here‘s #39 — “Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall,” performed by The Ink Spots and Ella Fitzgerald:

My father and I agreed about Ella Fitzgerald, 100%.

Consider spending a percentage of this beautiful day leaving a comment, below.

I’ve spent a major percentage of life experiencing and expressing gratitude, so thanks to all those who have helped me spend about 12% of my life creating these daily blogs, including YOU!

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27 thoughts on “Day 2809: Percentages of life

  1. Love the Beatles’ song. Thinking about your father made me think about my mother as I listen to the song. Lovely post. Thank you Ann.

  2. One day at a time ! I like this! 🙂
    Michel ❤

  3. I’ve spent a significant percentages laughing….⤴︎ ε=ε=(ง ˃̶͈̀ᗨ˂̶͈́)۶ ⤴︎

  4. For 100% of your life, you were a blessing to your father, Ann. Thank you for sharing all your percentages.

  5. puella33

    Anna Karenina is a great novel. I see it often here, it merits attention. Have a nice day, Ann

  6. Daydreaming is a great way to spend the day

  7. As sad as it is to have lost your father at least the memories of what a great person he was are with you one hundred percent of the time.

  8. I spend a large percentage of my life having beautiful days!

  9. Kelly Haran

    Thanks for your beautiful post. That Beatles’ song always puts me in a sentimental mood and it also seems a good song for September.

    • Thank you for another beautiful comment, Kelly! Thinking about last August and meeting you in Edinburgh puts me in a sentimental mood.

  10. but who’s counting? )

  11. Thank the world for Ann being Ann, totally.

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  13. Significant percentages of life prove that time,Tostoy, Michael, Ella, and Harley make for great photography!

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