Food, Gratitude and Joy

Day 147 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Outdoor Dining

... consider finding a restaurant with outdoor seating, someplace you can sip a glass of wine, enjoy a tasty meal and have fun watching the world go by ..

Gratitude and Joy

Day 146 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Dedicated Service to Our Nation

... as I listened to the tales and watched him take the time to visit with each of the hundred-or-so people personally invited to the intimate affair, I was humbled, too.

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Day 145 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Walkable Towns

The cobblestone sidewalks meander under the shade of trees and past temporary outdoor dining rooms ...

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Day 144 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Unexpected Rainstorms

In less than a minute, the skies opened up and rain spewed down with fury.

The World A to Z

Day 143 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Raise a Glass

I realized how grateful I am to be a member of this club and the joy I felt that we were able to come together as a group and celebrate the year’s accomplishments.

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Day 141 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – GSD

! I have a stack of lists! I actually thought about making a list of my lists ...

The World A to Z

Day 139 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Puzzles

Recently, a neighbor gave us a puzzle of colorful sailboats. We opened it up, spread the pieces out and spent a few hours putting it together.

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Day 137 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Bouquets

We often buy flowers for our room even when we’re traveling.

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Day 136 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Little Things

All these little things make me smile, whether they were discovered on the other side of the world or spotted on a store shelf during a day of shopping.

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Day 135 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Winning

Scratching those tickets reminds me of my dad and the occasional win always puts a big smile on my face.