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emoticon I hope to see you all tomorrow on JUNE Gratitude Thread at the link posted above. emoticon

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Today I am grateful for:
~ beauty
~ music
~ friends & family
~ clean sheets
~ washer and dryer (though I try not to use the dryer much)
~ many more blessings than I could ever list
namaste,
sherrie


Namaste: "I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, We are One." by Ram Das

If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you always got. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. (Albert Einstein)



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This morning I am grateful for:

-My kitties
-Sunshine
-Music and poetry, soothing for the soul
-A weekend
-List-making; the only thing that comes close to keeping me on track at the moment



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On this closing day of May my appreciation include:
-KJ walk w/M before I could find excuse not to go and as always feel rewards of the whole event
-Laughing w/R as we compared notes on the fog in our backyard this morning and that our eyes were not ‘broken’
-Symphony delivering ‘Ode to Joy’ (European Union anthem) w/ highlights from Rick Steve’s Europe series
-Watching growing gardens, sun filtered through aspen leaves and visiting backyard birds
-Diverse mix of curious dreams
-All who share this tradition of thanks giving emoticon

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I am grateful this morning for:

- steel-cut oats.
- neighborhood walk with L yesterday.
- email from A.
- youtube slide guitar tutorials.
- plans for lunch with L and friends today.

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.

- Bob Dylan


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Today I am grateful for:

-True friends; it's times like these when you find out who they really are - I am blessed!!
-Friday!! (how can a short work week feel so long?)
-Payday; always grateful for that
-A day that started off really low has improved greatly
-Good results on a 6-month followup mammogram today
-Today's weather is gorgeous; I'm hoping for some deck time tonight, complete with waterfalls from our gardens




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5/30/14 5:19 P

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Today I am grateful for:
~ very fun rehearsal last night
~ messages from friends
~ getting more done than expected today
~ good neighbors
~ WATER
~ many more blessings than I could ever list
namaste,
sherrie

Namaste: "I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, We are One." by Ram Das

If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you always got. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. (Albert Einstein)



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5/30/14 12:26 P

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Thankful today for:
... this beautiful, sunshiny day
... the Pet Lodge to care for Chaco this weekend
... getting to visit our dear friends in SLC tonight
... getting to visit our son and his family in Park City tomorrow night
... my new Ecco sandals and a nice pedicure yesterday
... J, all he does to keep us "on the road"
Peace!

[Thanks Marie!]

Betty - Idaho

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My appreciations this morning include:
-KJ walk with H, before 8 am taking advantage of cooler part of the day
-Best job this year of getting front yard groomed in shade and bliss of blue sky
-Weeding done by handyman
-Finding shady parking spot at Costco and R helping unload when I got home
-Relaxing studio time after lots of physical activity
-Coffee

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I am grateful this morning for:

- fresh, cool, morning air coming through open windows.
- meeting online and working with classmate to finish partner assignments for Spanish yesterday.
- finishing all my assignments for the week and getting an early look at next week's.
- a wonderful morning run yesterday.
- putting new strings on my strat yesterday.
- looking forward to language exchange with A soon this morning.
- reaching out to local friend and, thus, having two dates to get together in the next week.

Edited by: GBOOMER at: 5/30/2014 (07:24)
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.

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5/29/14 8:17 P

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Today I am grateful for:
~ a noon theater date with a friend
~ rehearsal tonight
~ opening tomorrow
~ friends
~ family
~ many more blessings than I could ever list
namaste,
sherrie

Namaste: "I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, We are One." by Ram Das

If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you always got. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. (Albert Einstein)



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Today, I am grateful for...

- my daughter's HS graduation this evening
- my kids and their ability to be independent
- my health
- my Mom continuing to make steady progress.

Happy Birthday, Betty!

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Thankful for so much today ...
-- thankful to be checking back in with this gratitude community; reading back through and catching up with what inspires gratitude in each of you touches gratitude cords in me
-- thankful for the wonderful long weekend we spent with our daughter and SIL in Montana, camping on their new acreage on the Yellowstone River; envisioning the years to come as they build their home; celebrating my 70th birthday ... and so much more
-- seeing five black bears on Monday in the Park and four Grizzlies as we headed home on Tuesday (a mother with three cubs trailing after her); the grandeur of Yellowstone
-- arriving back home, safe and sound
-- our upcoming weekend trip to Utah to visit with friends and our son's family (plus more birthday celebrations, I'm so spoiled!)
-- progress the contractor is making on our sturdy new deck
-- warm, sunny weather
-- life, continued opportunity to be grateful for where I am and hopeful for self-improvement, living a healthy life with integrity
Peace!


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This morning, I am grateful for:

-The many artists of the world, in so many forms
-The music Beth left behind that will live on, both in form and in the hearts of those she touched
-The many words and gifts of Maya Angelou, that will live on in so many wondrous ways; what an amazing woman with a huge spirit
-A great phone conversation with my nephew
-The best friends I could ever ask for
-Walking plans after work today



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My appreciations this morning include:
-Knowing that positive change can happen instantly
-Sweet sleep in sun dried sheets on freshly fluffed bed with water filtered cool air passing out my open window
-Candle glow through webbed caldron and dog visits for morning exchanges
-Lovely emails from my older sister and her thoughtful loving shares
-Energy of connection felt on KJ walk w/H yesterday and note to self (go earlier before the day heats up)
-A touch of studio time
-Synergy of teaming with you all here

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I am grateful for this new day and the opportunity to make it better than yesterday.

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5/29/14 5:57 A

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I am grateful this morning for:

- a good bike ride by myself and a walk with L yesterday.
- being a good coach yesterday for a family member.
- finding the perfect mirror and successfully installing it yesterday.
- finding a classmate with which to do partner assignments yesterday and setting appointment for today.
- catching the Summer ants early with effective tricks learned last year.

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.

- Bob Dylan


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My appreciations this morning include:
-R planting 7 whiskey barrels, 2 large raised boxes and rest of the garden
-(Tomatoes, peppers, okra, broccoli, beans, squash, peas, carrots, beets, basil and arugula)
-Intention meditation this morning
-Kj walk w/H taking in the big blue sky and flower lined path
-Studio time

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I am grateful this morning for:

- a good film in Spanish cinema class last night.
- great strength training workout yesterday.
- improving de-escalating skills.
- great, early morning bike ride.
- focused, well-planned studies yesterday.

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.

- Bob Dylan


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Today I am grateful for:
~ taking the time to post here today
~ Lula's companionship
~ healthy food
~ clean air
~ clean water
~ many more blessings than I could ever list
namaste,
sherrie

Namaste: "I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, We are One." by Ram Das

If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you always got. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. (Albert Einstein)



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Our health
Our jobs
the love we have for each other
The sunshine
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My appreciations today include:
-Morning in great outdoors grooming yards and rock art
-Finding fitness intact for road bike ride, feeling the connected glide w/ weather contrast from E to W with stunning cloud formations on both fronts
-Lumosity gaming challenges and 2048 fun too
-R bringing me grocery goodie gifts
-Making progress on new project

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I am grateful this morning for:

- my mind's ability to let go.
- a good run yesterday.
- inspiration from book about aging well (Younger Next Year).
- interesting dream about L, looking forward to sharing it with her today.
- virtual hugs to and from N.

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.

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- my health
- my physical strength
- being able to spend this time with my parents
- my husband and kids, for their support

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This morning, I am grateful for:

-A wonderful massage yesterday afternoon
-Four days off work
-Allowing myself to just "be" with the alone time and silence, as needed
-Gentle rains off and on throughout the weekend
-Good friends, as I don't know what I'd do without them right now (or usually, for that matter)




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Among my many blessings and gratitudes today:
-Curious dream fragments recalled in record amount of sleep time
-Drier weather pattern starting tomorrow predicted (free watering done)
-One last iris blossom still beautifully recalling my mother and how she planted them
-Leftover guacamole awesome inclusion for dinner of garden salad
-Always relaxing studio time and creative flow of new ideas
-Open windows and rain cleaned air
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I am grateful this morning for:

- togetherness video watching time with L.
- yesterday's session with T.
- getting back to sleep after sleepless episode in the early morning.
- Solo Jazz Guitar playlist on Songz.
- Looking forward to this week's Spanish study, exercise and other endeavors.

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.

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Tonight, I am grateful for...

- the beautiful weather today
- my Mom's patience with recovering
- my aunts, who have been so supportive
- getting in a walk this afternoon in my childhood neighborhood
- R's garden...a lovely explosion of color
- an earlier night tonight

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Among my gratitudes and blessings today:
-Continued streak of finding friendly weather window for Kj walk w/dog
-Hawk spiral soaring and sky dancing nearby on way to MHC path
-Rain taking care of all our thriving gardens
-Rewarding and productive studio time including refreshing nap
-Diverse and heartfelt renditions of Dylan songs at birthday tribute
-Dancing, dancing, dancing and finally luring others to dance floor
-Getting to know some of the performers I had never met, reconnecting w/those I know and thoroughly enjoying socializing
-R’s caring attention and playfulness (fun hat trades, my derby for his newsboy cap)
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I am grateful this morning for:

- meeting A's niece and having her join our language exchange last night.
- a good run and then a good walk yesterday.
- motivating book from library.
- shopping trip with L yesterday. Using gift card from one of her students to buy some special coffee.
- some new ideas about how to continue Spanish studies in the Fall, effectively, but for less $$.

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.

- Bob Dylan


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Tonight I am grateful...

- to have the chance to check in with this group, and share in your gratitudes
- for my Mom's progress
- to be sharing in her care with my Dad and my brothers
- for a break tonight
- for my husband and kids for holding things together here at home and supporting me.

Have a pleasant Sunday!

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Among my many blessings and gratitudes today:
-KJ walk with H celebrating my wellness with the sunny morning
-Socializing and finding appropriate shields for friend
-Receiving overpayment for my efforts
-Sushi feast w/R receiving generous break on bill (long ago promised for car help I gave)
-Bob Dylan birthday tribute show tonight
-Watching the rain and vivid colors enhanced even further
-eBay order received and ready to send
-Lumosity challenges and fun

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I am grateful this morning for:

- yesterday's strength training workout and finding the perfect music to play during it.
- first "practical" bike ride of the year to return a library book.
- good Spanish study yesterday morning.
- L taking me on a little tour of our garden yesterday to show me her work and plans.
- a good night's sleep.

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.

- Bob Dylan


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Today I am grateful for:

-Being able to be lazy this morning
-Good start to my day due to cancellations, meaning I could wait on my oil change rather than them driving me home and needing the car for several hours!
-Treating myself to a great breakfast at my favorite little hideaway since I had the extra time
-Kitties getting wheat grass treat
-My favorite massage therapist having an opening for a Sunday massage!!




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my job
our homes
our health



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Thankful this morning for:
... deciding a while back to try Lumosity after seeing Stephanie's and Rachel's gratitude posts
... enjoying challenging myself with Lumosity each day I'm at home
... beautiful weather for traveling to Montana today
... having the trailer loaded and mostly ready to go
... my "new" knee having periods of feeling almst normal; less swelling and stiffness
... all military veterans who have served the USA, especially those who have given their lives or been wounded physically, emotionally, or mentally
... loved ones who are gone but not forgotten
Peace!

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My appreciations this morning include:
-Simultaneously feeling the sun’s warmth and cool breeze on Kj walk w/M
-Call and appointment made with new client/old friend
-Ovation art discussions and Impressionist tours
-Afternoon w/R sharing ‘Game of Thrones’ latest episodes and tying shields
(perfect way to spend rainy afternoon)
-Laundry, vacuuming and other tasks easily done

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I am grateful this morning for:

- lots of outdoors time and exercise yesterday.
- hearing about an interesting book then finding and borrowing it immediately as library ebook.
- satisfying first quiz in new, distance learning Spanish class.
- arrival of frames order.
- good music listening.

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.

- Bob Dylan


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Today I am grateful for:
~ my very special relationship with my oldest daughter
~ having fun at call back auditions last night
~ feeling motivated and energized today
~ feeling less achy and puffy than yesterday
~ yoga
~ many more blessings than I could ever list
namaste,
sherrie

Namaste: "I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, We are One." by Ram Das

If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you always got. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. (Albert Einstein)



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Today I am grateful for:

-After a nosedive due to all that was going on, my Lumosity scores finally surpassing where they were before
-Finding a treasure yesterday and sharing it with other family members who also treasure it
-Catch up phone call with my sister yesterday, including plans to talk over the long weekend
-A good day today
-Getting my dirty car washed yesterday, right before the rain, of course (LOL)
-Being able to get a few "thank you" notes started; many more to go, but it's a start
-A 4-day weekend



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Thankful this morning for:
... this day with lots of sunshine; the promise of warmer weather
... time and energy to get the trailer loaded and ready to head for Montana tomorrow
... J's ability to keep so many balls in the air; he loves to keep busy
... anticipation of this weekend's fun in Gardiner ... Yellowstone's Epic Horse Drive Event, good times with our daughter, SIL and friends
... good health and contentment
Peace!


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Among my many appreciations this morning:
-Sunshine and cool breeze, perfect for KJ walk w/H to take in the day
-Solving landscape trimming issues with aid of electric hand clipper
-Lots of rain last night nourishing and eliminating watering duties today
-Socializing with new neighbor in our backyard and sweet news from old friend
-Bouquet of garden iris and aspen leaved branches
-Blooming orchids

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I am grateful this morning for:

- getting hotel reservations and RSVPs taken care of for June wedding. Also cat-sitting reservations.
- lots of uplifting blog posts encountered.
- a great run yesterday.
- sticking with it despite big change in style from last semester's Spanish class.
- that viral video of cat attacking dog to save little boy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbEnGoqFnk
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5/21/14 8:25 P

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Today I am grateful for:
~ coincidentally calling a far away friend on the day his dad died
~ clouds clearing being replaced with beautiful sunshine
~ checking and receiving a recently sent email and learning I need to adjust my expectations for what might happen at my audition tonight in advance
~ finding a date/time for my senior students' soiree
~ water, air, food, shelter readily available to me
~ many more blessings than I could ever list
namaste,
sherrie

Namaste: "I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, We are One." by Ram Das

If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you always got. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. (Albert Einstein)



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my family. It is the most important thing in this whole world!



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5/21/14 11:50 A

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This morning I am grateful for:

-Remembering (always iffy these days-LOL) to fast for ...
-My company's free annual blood test screening; another way they try to help us with health
-Kansas City Hospice's Circle of Lights; a yearly ceremony right before Memorial Day in remembrance of those we've lost; a lone bagpiper and hundreds of luminaries and people
-My friend who purchased a luminary for my Beth
-A short work week for two weeks in a row

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5/21/14 10:48 A

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So thankful this morning for:
... victory; voter's in favor of retaining the non-discrimination ordinance in our little city have prevailed by a narrow margin; this encourages me and makes my heart sing
... good voter turn-out
... my card playing girlfriends, our fun afternoon yesterday
... our trusted and competent contractor; the new (much improved) deck that is in progress
... granddaughter's scholastic accomplishments this school year; yeah B!
and so much more!
Peace!



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My gratitudes today include:
-Drawing affirming lessons on ‘right thinking’ into my consciousness (and recognizing same)
-Spring air through open window and waking to sound of chirping birds
-Sharing genuine appreciations w/R for all we enjoy in our backyard haven
-Afternoon KJ walk w/M taking in wide views, fountain ripples, blue sky, practicing ‘right thinking’ and walking among flowers for MHC all to uplifting music
-Discussing ‘Thrive’ (the movement) with thoughtful young man
-Good bit of garden harvesting and thinning making fabulous salad
-Brief quality studio time rewards
-R installing new muffler supports on ‘cedes (under $8 car repair, yes!!)

"Learn from nature: See how everything gets accomplished and how the miracle of life unfolds without dissatisfaction or unhappiness."
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5/21/14 5:45 A

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I am grateful this morning for:

- finally seeing an old movie that I've always heard about, "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" last night in Spanish language cinema class.
- session with R and N.
- good music in the car.
- taking care of L's computer problems.
- talk with classmate at class last night.

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.

- Bob Dylan


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5/21/14 2:00 A

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Tonight, I am grateful for...

- fragrant jasmine lining my walk today
- getting through some paperwork
- my Mom doing better today
- having R to lean on
- going to my daughter's final high school concert, and all the great music we've enjoyed there

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5/20/14 8:46 P

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Finally being at home for the evening.

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Having time with my family. It is so precious!



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5/20/14 12:22 P

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Thankful this morning for:
... contractors arriving to help J rebuild our deck
... J's enthusiasm for taking on new projects
... having voted early; knowing the fate of the anti-discrimination ordinance will be settled today
... being able to provide housing for LGBT activists who have come to town to support retention of the ordinance
... a phone conversation with my daughter this morning; her zest for living
... plans for J and I to celebrate my upcoming (70th) birthday with S&K this weekend
... Stephanie's strength and presence here
Peace!

Betty - Idaho

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This morning I am grateful for:

-Sunshine
-Good friends
-My kitties
-Spring flowers
-A new baby robin in the nest outside my office window



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My appreciations this morning include:
-Dynamic benefits of yoga tools and a good stretch
-Completely cloudless deep blue sky on brisk KJ walk w/H
-Hand washing ‘cedes and taking H for ride (comical to see her adjust to liking it)
-Inventory assembled, recorded and sent
-Easily resolving CC issue and another small insurance glitch
-Basking in the haven of lush backyard, so conducive to quality conversation
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I am grateful this morning for:

- my new, distance learning Spanish class that started yesterday. Looks like it will be fun, interesting and challenging as well as a change from the classroom model.
- deciding to take the evening off from my usual Monday night language exchange group.
- a good strength training workout yesterday, divided up into two shorter sessions.
- enjoying Paul Stanley's autobiography from the library.
- email from uncle yesterday.

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.

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Tonight, I am grateful for...

- my Mom making it through surgery
- being able to help my parents with my brothers
- my health and mobility
- our home
- our kitties

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5/19/14 11:47 P

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Thankful this evening for:
... taking the time to check in here and finding all the familiar people faithfully expressing gratitude
... finishing physical therapy today
... fresh clean sheets on the bed where I'm about to head
... all the fun things we've been doing that have kept me away from SP for a while
... friends and family
Peace!

Betty - Idaho

Our lives are a sum total of the choices we have made. -- Wayne Dyer


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5/19/14 6:53 P

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Today I am grateful for:
~ being a able to schedule a last minute session with my vocal coach
~ getting useful feedback
~ student being able to adjust to a different time
~ a flexible schedule
~ water
~ many more blessings than I could ever list
namaste,
sherrie

Namaste: "I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, We are One." by Ram Das

If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you always got. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. (Albert Einstein)



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Having all day yesterday with my family. It was so nice to have the kids home!!



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Today I am grateful for:

-Sunshine
-Very comfortable temps
-Encouraging texts from friends
-The distraction of work
-A good job with great benefits, while I still know so many people who are trying to find any job



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My appreciations this morning include:
-Completing trimming tasks and push mowing both yards, taking in beautiful day
-R taking me on magical date to admire tropical fish and dine on sushi
-Detailed documentary on traditional and modern ways of making silk
-Mutual research progress and discussions on finding car
-Lumosity awakening awareness of shifting observation techniques
-Spring!! emoticon

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Today I am grateful for:
~ hubby making dinner
~ movies from the library
~ listening to my body and staying close to home today
~ making progress in preparations for call back auditions
~ water
~ many more blessings than I could ever list
namaste,
sherrie

Namaste: "I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, We are One." by Ram Das

If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on getting what you always got. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. (Albert Einstein)



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Tonight I am thankful for:
- a walk in the woods
- weekend visitors
- finding my inlaws a new to them tent trailer at a good price
- buying my bedding plants
- the long weekend

Good night!
Linda



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This evening, I am grateful for...

- catching up with my cousins at a fundraiser last night
- my kids handling the casserole for the potluck brunch today
- visiting with friends at that brunch
- seeing my nephew at his meet today, and his appreciation for our cheering
- anticipating a relaxing dinner at home
- fresh flowers on the table

Have a great week!

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