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Today I am grateful that ...

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

1. I have a healthy digestive system
2. Running water and toilets that flush

I am so glad this is not what I have to deal with each day:
http://gizmodo.com/5245218/the-trouble-w
ith-space-toilets

  


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)

  


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