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I'm thankful I am not a miner

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Today I am thankful for a job that is quiet and not back-breaking labour. I'm also grateful to those that risk their health such as these men:

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/06
/sulfur_mining_in_kawah_ijen.html

  


Great Quotes to Live By ...

Monday, June 01, 2009

These were collated in The Old Guy Rules, the book by Jim Rodgers (aka CONAN76) www.sparkpeople.com/mypage.asp?id=CO
NAN76
:

Rule Number One: Learn the Value of Hard Times
“He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those that he has.” (Epictetus)

Rule Number 2: Get Your Attitude Right
“There is nothing either bad or good, except thinking makes it so.”
(William Shakespeare)

Rule Number 3: Use Your Time Wisely
“Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions.” (John Randolph)

  


Today I am thankful for ...

Monday, June 01, 2009

1. Access to the internet at work
2. A desk in the back corner
3. That Steve has insurance and for Elaine trying to get me some
4. Finding a unique gift for Father's Day in Thunder Bay
5. Our sisters make amazingly decorated and delicious to eat cakes (Thank You Bonnie, Laurie and Meaghan)

  


today I am thankful for ...

Friday, May 29, 2009

1. no serious allergies (food or environmental)
2. the rain yesterday that watered my garden
3. being able to grow my own herbs & vegetables
4. poppies, irises and lilacs that are blooming in my garden (and the clematis soon to come)
4. the local community papers (Dundas, Ancaster & Flamborough) for printing my articles about Soroptimist (soroptimistdaf.ca)

  


What I was thankful for yesterday

Thursday, May 28, 2009

I am an idiot - accidently deleted yesterdays post, which even got a lovely comment from another Spark Member and lots of Facebook comments from my Steve's sister :(

Here's what I was thankful for (in a nutshell):

1. Steve's Mom has a fracture and not bone cancer!!!
2. My Mom's skin cancer is not agressive and she can see dispite her laser surgery complications
3. Sandy who bought lots of wine and snacks this past weekend
4. Cheri for picking up Strongbow and spotting me a $5 for breakfast (I hope you banking issues get fixed sweetie)
5. The Soroptimists of Eastern Canada Region for embracing my Facebook idea

  


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