Manual labor: For someone who engages in brain cells, keyboards, and computer screens for a living, it's deeply satisfying to spend the day doing work that is real (at least in the physical sense). Also? It kicks one's ass. Which is nice.
A cold apple: Put your apples in the fridge and be rewarded with exactly the right thing for a sticky afternoon.
Painting the ceiling: Look up. Ponder. The ceiling is the cosmos of your home. Whitewashing it every now and then brings a sense of lightness and expanse into the room.
Delivery man: Funny, but not your typical Vince Vaughn slapstick. A silly, heart-string-y type deal with good balance. A small, quiet movie that ends up being big.