Gratitude: Not Just For Breakfast Anymore

October 13, 2014 · 9 comments

Here is a short list of what I’m thankful for today, including but not limited to:
Ordinary moments that wash over me with a wave of “I love our life” when I’m not expecting it, like when I catch Winston staring down the door handle in an intense attempt to open the back door through his impressive telepathic powers.

(Also, I’m grateful for opposable thumbs, and for the ability to grow big fat heads of lettuce in the middle of October.) special moments via Instagram…… and Facebook…
.. and even old-fashioned email that delivers ground-breaking news.
Fresh and daily:  food, water, mercies, news sources, inspiration, and reminders that I am loved. life-time loyalty and trust and great cheekbones are alive and well in the world.
Good genes of elegance, graciousness, and wisdom…… and the propensity to be happy almost all the time.
Tribal know-how and the opportunity and time to learn it first hand…
… and technology that opens the possibilities for new perspectives…
… including the miracle of being able to freeze a moment in time to enjoy forever.
And I’m thankful for Hank and Erma who coo us gently into the world every morning at whatever time suits their pointy little heads.

{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

Mary Witkowicz April 14, 2017 at 10:48 am

Hi. Thank you for theis review of food sealers. I am going nuts trying to find the right one. It’s for my daughter and I want it to be easy yet not expensive. I’m sure the marinade feature would be something she would love. You didn’t mention the price of the model you chose. I’m trying to stay in the area of $150.00. Thanks


Jane Fentiman January 2, 2015 at 12:29 pm

You entertained & educated me – never heard of a muddler so loved seeing the picture. Happy Scrubbing.


kathy January 2, 2015 at 5:39 pm

Yeah, until we did the sleuthing on Amazon, we thought we were working with a plain ol’ wooden pestle. 🙂


Sue October 16, 2014 at 11:12 am

Mmmmmm breakfast cooked by Ricky Boy! With a side of your fried bread!



Kristie Pham October 14, 2014 at 1:22 pm

I’ve got some gratitude for awesome, uplifting blog posts like this one.


Jane Fentiman October 14, 2014 at 10:30 am

Lovely to observe our rich blessings through your wonderful writing & photography.


Nancy Fellingham October 14, 2014 at 5:07 am

Just a dovely and Winsome attitude of gratitude. Xo


Sandi Fentiman October 13, 2014 at 8:56 pm

Great picks and….no Winnie, telekinesis doesn’t work. lol At least your picture of me with my camera turned out. Mine was a little too fuzzy to sharpen with editing. 🙂


Lisa October 13, 2014 at 8:33 pm

Love. Oh, and I adore your mom. That is all.


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