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Day 17 - 100 Days of Gratitude
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      1 comments

I am so very grateful for another Indian Summer day of 76 degrees today--extremely unusual this far into October. The weather seems to give us extremes recently. Last year this time, we had a fluke knee-deep snow storm. With all the errands I h... Read more
Day 16 - 100 Days of Gratitude
Monday, October 17, 2016      5 comments

I am grateful to have a boss who is reasonable, easy, and even enjoyable to talk to, and who is just likeable. I retired 1 1/2 years ago, but while I was volunteering in public school administration, I was asked to stay on part time. I did so ... Read more
Day 15 - 100 Days of Gratitude
Sunday, October 16, 2016      2 comments

I am grateful for a rainy Sunday. It is forcing me to have a relaxing day. Maybe I'll do some of my planned activities later in the day..... Maybe not........ Read more
Day 14 - 100 Days of Gratitude
Saturday, October 15, 2016      4 comments

I am grateful to have an open and peaceful heart. I am increasing my practice of meditation to keep me mindful of the present moment rather than of my hopes for the future or what I feel I SHOULD be doing in the present. I AM, and that is enou... Read more
Day 13 - 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, October 14, 2016      6 comments

I am Soooo grateful that I have discovered a strength-training routine that I can sustain and see benefits from. It is a super slow, super exhausting routine, using only 5 machines once a week, so with very short periods of rest between each, i... Read more
Day 12 - 100 Days of Gratitude
Thursday, October 13, 2016      2 comments

I am grateful that I finally went back to my yoga class. I feel so good after that hour and a half of stretching my body with intention. Does the body GOOD!... Read more
Day 11 - 100 Days of Gratitude
Thursday, October 13, 2016      3 comments

I am grateful to finally have drywall in my basement--just nailed in and taped, no further prep, but it's been 6 weeks since the renovation began, and that's all that's done. But somehow having walls and a ceiling makes it look like it's progre... Read more
Day 10 - 100 Days of Gratitude
Tuesday, October 11, 2016      3 comments

I'm grateful that I'm developing a healthy perspective about weight. Yesterday the scale said I was up just .8 lb from goal. I was about to write today that I was grateful for that... but something told me to check my weight again just to be s... Read more
Day 9 - 100 Days of Gratitude
Monday, October 10, 2016      2 comments

I am so grateful that Matthew seems to be going out to sea for good, and not doubling back to plague again our Southeastern families. I am praying that no more lives will be lost in floods and aftermath of this disaster.... Read more
Day 8 - 100 Days of Gratitude
Monday, October 10, 2016      4 comments

I am so very grateful for my grand children. They are bright, caring, curious, loving and fun-loving. Yeah, I know -- I just described all the grand children in the world, but I am very glad to have mine. Here is a picture they had their mom ... Read more
Day 7 - 100 Days of Gratitude
Saturday, October 08, 2016      5 comments

I am grateful for my two wonderful children, Lisa and Marc. They have brought me much joy over the years. They are good, loving, caring adults just as they were as children. The world is definitely better for having them here. Thanks be to ... Read more
Day 6 - 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, October 07, 2016      7 comments

I am truly grateful that I happened upon this toddler's Morning Affirmation. I hope every parent will reaffirm and reaffirm this sentiment to each child individually. It is so important that children know that a parent thinks this about them. I... Read more
Day 5 - 100 Days of Gratitude
Thursday, October 06, 2016      4 comments

I'm grateful for one more surprise day of 80-degree sunshine. It's what we call Indian Summer in the Midwest -- a surprise freebie in the midst of typical fall temps. Time to get in a 1/2 hour of doing just hills -- my brand of interval traini... Read more
Day 4 - 100 Days of Gratitude
Wednesday, October 05, 2016      8 comments

No more griping about the cool/cold weather in Michigan. I've been here for over 50 years. I certainly do know what to expect. I'm grateful to have the ability to enjoy my time in a temperate climate when the weather is to my liking, and to l... Read more
Day 3 - 100 Days of Gratitude
Tuesday, October 04, 2016      5 comments

No more griping about how slowly my basement remodel is progressing. I am grateful that I am able to have it renovated so that I will be able to enjoy a nice, dry, modern living area. Half the fun is anticipation, and I am really looking forwa... Read more

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