Month of thanks

As the freezing weather begins–my least favorite time of the year–I wanted to do what I usually like to do in November, the month of thanks.  It shouldn’t just be a day of thanks on Thanksgiving Day.  Then again, it also shouldn’t just be a month of thanks, either.  But hey, it’s better than just the one day, right?

WHAT ARE YOU GRATEFUL FOR?  I’m grateful for the following.

  • I’m grateful for my family’s health.
  • I’m grateful for my family’s home and the town we live in.
  • I’m grateful for my job, even though sometimes I want to lose my mind from the stress it causes.
  • I’m grateful for my daughter’s first college app submission (yes, she’s about to go to COLLEGE…how is that even possible????); the rest should come easier.
  • I’m grateful for the irises that graced our garden late this fall (thanks to the warm weather), even though the freeze wiped them out earlier this week.
  • I’m grateful for simple pleasures, like flowers and all that nature has to offer that I can see and take pictures of.
  • I’m grateful for being able to enjoy the occasional pleasure of a concert, Broadway show, dinner out with friends, and travel.
  • I’m grateful for my friendships over the years.
  • I’m grateful for being given the opportunity to create booklets, flyers, etc. with Canva; it’s another outlet for me besides writing.

Iris in my yard, taken 11-13-22

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