Family, Food, Gratitude and Joy

Day 334 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Let’s Talk Turkey?

Thanksgiving is based on harvest festivals around the world and modern traditional food choices reflect that, but the Pilgrims were definitely not modern.

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Day 333 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Gratitude

... happiness is a choice and so is gratitude. You have to choose to find them and then embrace them.

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Day 332 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Fur Babies

There’s nothing quite like that feeling anywhere else.

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Day 331 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Lessons

I learned the basics of electrical repair so I could upgrade outlets, hang light fixtures and even make my own lamp.

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Day 330 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Casino Night for a Cause

In keeping with the theme, the bar featured 20s-era cocktails to keep everyone refreshed while they visited the tables to spend (and hopefully increase) their cache of chips.

Food, Gratitude and Joy

Day 329 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Garlic

There’s very little I cook that can’t be enhanced with garlic.

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Day 328 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Humility

... I can state with certainty I failed in achieving my goal (sort of).

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Day 327 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Aha! Moments

I chuckled as I told my boss that as long as I am intellectually challenged and enjoying my work, I would be contributing my usual 150 percent. 

Family, Gratitude and Joy, Travel

Day 326 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Tangible Memories

Those hand-held items are tangible memories, the kind you can touch and feel, that have captured a moment in time or a place visited on the other side of the world

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Day 325 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Automation

We’ve lived for decades with simple switches to turn things like lights and the heat on and off and didn’t know any better.