Gratitude and Joy

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. 

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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.

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Day 324 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Amazing Views

It’s not just the sky or scenery either. One of the best views in the whole world is someone you love sleeping soundly and peacefully.

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Day 323 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Online Shopping

After a handful of trips to packed stores, I’m ready to return … with gratitude and joy … to the world of online shopping.

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Day 322 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Haul Out The Holly

Then came the real shocker … Greg told me he was already in the Christmas mood, ready to throw tradition out the window and start decorating the house for the holidays.

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Day 321 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Kiss a Veteran Today

When I kiss Judy today, it will be for everything she has brought to me as a person, but also for everything she has brought me as a citizen. She represents you. And to all the Veterans out there, thank you!

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Day 320 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Freebies for Vets

My total earnings for my time in uniform came to just a hair over $80,000 -- in EIGHT YEARS!

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Day 319 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Ever-changing Vistas

On a recent trip through Colorado, we drove from the Sonoran Desert floor up onto Arizona’s Mogollon Rim with its pine trees and red rocks.