Gratitude and Joy

Day 272 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Staying Unsettled

Yet somehow, we always look around and see one more thing that needs to be updated.

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Day 271 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Relationships

I’m still on the hunt for the perfect bar/restaurant, mechanic and some other places/people, but so far, I feel a lot more settled and “at home.”

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Day 269 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Humor in the Air

I love this time of year, so it’s entirely possible the weather is adding to my ability to find humor in practically everything.

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Day 268 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Something Silly

I love languages and have a passable knowledge of several, but I like to joke that the only ones I am fluent in are “movie quotes,” “sarcasm,” “song lyrics,” and “baby talk.”

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Day 267 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Sunday Morning Traffic

One of the things that makes these early mornings tolerable is the utter and complete lack of traffic.

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Day 266- A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Freckles

... I disliked having freckles. My mom insisted they were cute, but I wanted to be glamorous and beautiful. Cute was disappointing.

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Day 264 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – The Next Generation

I am thrilled to witness a second generation of family at the same school.

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Day 263 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Travel and Cheat Food

I’m grateful to be healthy enough that the occasional ill-advised meal or snack won’t ruin me ...

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Day 262 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Mosquitoes

I’d forgotten how happy I was to leave the bug-infested, steam-filled Mid-Atlantic.

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Day 261 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Nail Biters

Fans on both sides were holding their breath. The players were getting feisty with each other … I’m was driving home and struggling to breathe.