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“The distinction between the past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.” – Albert Einstein
Above is link to NOVEMBER 2017 Gratitude/Appreciation Thread...so hope to see you starting when our caledars say November emoticon

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10/31/17 11:30 A

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This morning I'm grateful for:

-Routines, that help keep me in gear
-This practice, that helps ground me
-Online banking
-My dear Aussie friends having two band reunion shows in Adelaide this weekend working on live stream for those of us on the other side of the world
-Friendships that span continents




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10/31/17 10:37 A

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grateful
~for daylight after long restlessness
~to have an interesting book beside the bed
~my pacing habit is meditative in the wee hours
~to check in with the doctor by phone later instead of having to make the trek
~for steady improvement, even when it's hard to discern

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10/31/17 10:01 A



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My appreciations this morning include:
-Fuji Persimmons this morning with balsamic vinegar making perfect Halloween breakfast (orange and black)
-Luxury of warm shower before dream sleep
-Moving the thermostat from 59 to 62 degrees, feeling closer to nearly balmy
-Time concept meditation series, day one complete
-Money order received for calligraphy work
-Everyone who makes this a special place with their contributions

A new thread for NOVEMBER will be up for tomorrow morning. Look forward to seeing you all there! emoticon

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10/31/17 2:28 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
• seeing that Desi and Lucy are well socialized by how well they did with their new vet and her assistants yesterday.
• arrival of Amazon orders.
• good, challenging pickleball lesson yesterday.
• plans for drills and games this morning.
• a very good hand vacuum for litter outside of box.
• vet confirming that Lucy's incision has healed well.
• taking things in stride that used to phase me.





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10/30/17 4:33 P

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grateful
~for M's help making more open space
~to feel lighter with less clutter
~for a variety of wind chimes providing a soft background
~to recognize an emotional adjustment
~to be dressed and on my feet, after good self care this morning

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10/30/17 11:43 A

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This morning I'm grateful for:

-The opportunity to do a 15-minute zero balance massage chair (I had envisioned a spa pedicure chair; this is much better)
-The gift of a float therapy session, also very special and something I'd wanted to try for a long time, and would do again
-Good friends of many years and time spent together
-A very snuggly Cleo kitty last night as I put clean blankets on the bed
-Having a really good weekend

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10/30/17 10:36 A



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My appreciations this morning include:
-Waking up with a general feeling of joy
-Cable series episodes including “Curb your Enthusiasm”
-H looking like a new dog after R gave her a needed comb out
-Order received and already mailed (seemed like an immediate abundance response to ‘priming the pump’)
-Completing necklace project with R in hang out time
-R being a little incredulous when I gave frank advise to mutual friend


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10/30/17 5:27 A

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I'm grateful this morning for:
- good sleep and fun dreams.
- an interesting book to read.
- plans for discussion with T and C after my pickleball lesson today.
- finding out more about smart home stuff.
- Lucy and Desi's cuddly ways.
- breakfast.



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10/29/17 11:49 A

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grateful
~for periods of restful sleep
~to enjoy a bit of family company after feeling a bit isolated
~to be walking without a limp most of the time
~for improvements and setbacks, both becoming teaching moments
~to look forward to whatever the day will bring

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10/29/17 10:51 A

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This morning I'm grateful for:

-A nice drive to Rocheport seeing the changing colors in the trees and fields
-The always gorgeous Katy Trail, especially around Rocheport with the beautiful bluffs, river and famous tunnel
-The glow of the sun shining on the river on a crisp fall day
-Getting a fair amount of walking in to see all the fall colors
-The great little restaurant that I love still being there, and as good as ever
-Wonderful memories of my first trip to the area with Beth



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10/29/17 10:32 A



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My appreciations this morning include:
-this practice that dynamically moves me in a favorable direction
-getting bill paid (early) this morning and having budget for same
-accomplishing what I wanted in studio time
-surprise profile (awesome respectful humor) on Wegner and his Wiemaraners
-all laundry done and stowed
-meditation music

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10/29/17 2:50 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
- lots of exercise yesterday.
- getting to know the more competitive players better.
- applying lessons learned playing with grandchildren to playing with kittens.
- 1971 movie that I always wanted to watch but never was available now on Amazon Prime Video and I enjoyed it yesterday.
- informative and inspiring interview about cats from NPR online.
- little reevaluations and insights from meditation.





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10/28/17 10:17 A



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My many appreciations this morning include:
-Curious dreams and good sleep in cozy warmed bed
-Dear dogs coming up for morning greetings
-Easy studio time, enjoying wonderful diversity of minerals
-Meditations, lumosity fun and games
-Garden tomatoes, ripened just right


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10/28/17 4:45 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
- Lucy and Desi's vocalizations
- Fall colors indeed
- Video creativity and fun with T
- interesting dreams, good sleep
- PB play later this morning





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10/27/17 11:37 A

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This morning I'm grateful for:

-A solid night of sleep
-Yesterday ended up being a good day with exercise, a walk at lunch and a short bike ride at home last night with all 4-legged workout buddies hanging close
-Making good use of food prepared earlier in the week
-A special lunch today with a retired favorite co-worker I haven't seen in a few months at our favorite recently remodeled French restaurant
-Anticipation of my drive to Rocheport tomorrow to walk on a beautiful part of the Katy Trail with spectacular fall colors



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10/27/17 11:17 A



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My appreciations this morning include:
-Meditations
-Feeling the groove in studio time
-Quality conversations with R
-Restocking everything at 5 stop shopping marathon
-R having plumber friend who repaired surprise water leak with a quickness
-Lumosity conquests

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10/27/17 2:06 A

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I'm grateful this morning for:
- a social evening with other local kitten fosters and L last night.
- getting useful tips and info from the other fosters.
- good PB play yesterday.
- helping granddaughter with class assignment by being an interview subject two days ago.
- living in my hometown.





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10/26/17 1:26 P

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grateful
~for the quiet of mornings, hearing only water and birds
~for comfort in bed, a big big change
~to plan a little outing today
~for a welcome weekly phone call from a friend
~to be missed, while out of my usual routine

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10/26/17 11:44 A

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Today I'm grateful for:

-Lucy and Desi being official and home after surgeries ... lucky little kittens!!
-Feeling better after a short head/stomach bug of some kind
-Friends who offer to deliver soup (or anything)
-Having enough wits about me to avoid a sideswipe when going for tea yesterday; SUV took a right-hand turn in front of me from the left lane
-Three cat pile-ups; the best I could ask for when sick
-Enjoying the sunshine, the simple things



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10/26/17 8:59 A



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Among my many gratitudes this morning:
-Vivid recollections of dream, odd as it was
-Being able to offer positive perspective to friend in shifting situation
-Sharing 7 hawk sightings on music filled drive
-Re-made certificates ready to mail
-Call from happy client
-Coming cold day to be short lived

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10/26/17 7:07 A

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My own home, my dog, 100 pound weight loss, great new doctors, understanding my fat problem, relationship to God, money, great clothes, good brain that works most of the time.



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10/26/17 4:54 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
• kitties adjusting to special pellet litter for better post-surgery recovery.
• teeth cleaned by dentist yesterday.
• plans for get-together with fellow cat foster parents this evening.
• arrival of needed package from Amazon.
• Consumer Reports pet care articles.





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10/25/17 2:34 P



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My appreciations today include:
-Recalling feelings of pure joy and serenity in my dreamtime when I was awakened
-Completing and mailing new inventory on same afternoon it was requested
-Receiving check for commissioned piece and mailing that too
-Request for new certificates with apologies and thanks, because I was given wrong dates
-Lovely visit and lunch with S, who treated me to that meal (enjoyed for dinner too)
-New requests to motivate more studio creating

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10/25/17 12:19 P

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grateful
~so much kitty love brings a smile
~there are so many ways to find joy
~historically never a shopper, M once again happily brought in lots of my favorite fresh produce
~to have ended up with some pretty good library picks
~for kind correspondence with C's hospice nurse while I am unable to get there

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10/25/17 4:26 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
• Lucy and Desi now officially ours, home, healthy and happy.
• shelter giving us a nice, huge carrier for free. Big enough for the coming road trip to Florida.
• pickleball drills in the am with D and B.
• FB sharing and fun.
• still figuring out new, helpful and comfortable ways to stretch my muscles and joints.
• text messages from old friend, TL with pictures and news of her sister, another old friend.





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10/24/17 3:03 P

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grateful
~for the feel of warm sunshine
~to be free to sleep outside of a schedule
~to have extended time alone today
~for feelings of relief
~to see and hear so much proactive storm preparation in the hills, hopefully minimizing slides and slipouts (when a road just falls into a ravine) this time

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10/24/17 11:38 A



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My many appreciations this morning include:
-Wonderful warm shower washing away worries of sleep weirdness
-Impromptu call and visit from shop owner
-Quality conversation and rewarding interactions
-Dishwasher cleared before I even woke up
-Date with friend today

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10/24/17 9:57 A

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This morning I'm grateful for:

-Paid time off and a calendar free of meetings and immediate deadlines
-Beth teaching me trigger point massage tricks for headaches
-A sturdy house, as the winds blew heavily through the night and are still blowing
-A clean house
-SparkPeople tools
-This amazing gratitude practice we share




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10/24/17 2:54 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
- word from the shelter that surgery went smoothly.
- plans to go in, complete the adoption at 11 this morning and bring my babies home again.
- my typically cat-adverse father's plans to build a cat tree in their guest room for Lucy and Desi.
- a great pickleball lesson with T yesterday morning.
- being able to barter my computer and video skills with him for pickleball instruction.
- texts with granddaughters yesterday.
- appreciations on the pickleball court from B yesterday.





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10/23/17 12:22 P

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This morning I'm grateful for:

-Another great Judi Dench performance in "Victoria and Abdul," a wonderful movie in my opinion, of a true story that was hidden for years by Queen Victoria's family
-A picture-perfect fall day as I drove my boulevard path with my sunroof open to see the tree colors emoticon
-Taking a meditative walk alone on one of my favored city trails
-A treasured e-mail from my sister
-Beth's tree (Autumn Blaze maple) having a few bright orange leaves pop; it's special to be able to watch it slowly turn out my kitchen window
-Playing lots of ball this weekend with all three kitty girls

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10/23/17 11:49 A

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grateful
~for a nice card of encouragement from dinner group friends
~to have centering practices ingrained when so many opportunities arise
~to be meeting that challenge more often than not
~to be letting a germ of an artistic idea take shape
~for golden trees across the water in beautiful contrast to all the evergreens

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My appreciations this morning include:
-De-cluttering, tossing lots of stuff on new Fall clearing resolve
-Great sleep on clean sheets and freshly fluffed bed
-Recorded programs enjoyed commercial free thanks to FF feature
-Making some progress on commissioned orders
-Quality time with R and dogs

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10/23/17 1:46 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
• my brother's running successes.
• a busy week ahead.
• Lucy and Desi adoption only one day away.
• lesson scheduled with T for later this morning.
• a good phone call with parents yesterday.
• facilitating a good meal for Desi and Lucy before pre-surgery fasting started at 10 last night.





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10/22/17 4:42 P

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This afternoon I'm grateful for:

-Waking a few times through the night to the sound of rain on the roof and rumbling thunder with kitties snuggled close
-Perfect weather today, sunshine, sunroof open, mid-60s temps
-Enjoying "Battle of the Sexes" about 1972 Billie Jean King v. Bobby Riggs match at the fine arts theater down the street via "frequent flyer" card that gets me in for $6
-Hot tea on a cool, crisp fall day
-A walk in the park
-Talking with dear friend who will visit from NY the weekend before Thanksgiving



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10/22/17 2:50 P

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grateful
~for Rebcca's evocative picture, the reflections speaking to me
~for sound sleep, so needed for ease of movement
~to have thought through a plan B and C just in case
~for resilience when it really matters
~for remarkably blue sky and bright sunshine today

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10/22/17 12:56 P



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My many appreciations this morning include:
-Dream including lots of orchids in good night of sleep
-Hearing of P’s philanthropy, generous compassion
-Taking back roads lined with golden trees to spicy breakfast
-Quality time with R and the dear dogs
-Recording favorite shows to watch when I want
-New meditations


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10/22/17 2:08 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
- T joining me for two pickleball games yesterday morning.
- creating sample screencast and sharing it with T.
- kitties exploring basement for the first time.
- trip to Home Depot with L and kittens.
- installing new battery in L's car key.
- sushi for dinner.





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10/21/17 1:37 P



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My appreciation this morning include:
-The apples with cinnamon I cooked this morning leaving sweet scent
-Checks and shipping boxes arrived in perfect shape
-Interesting documentary on “Spielberg”
-Meditations
-Sweet gestures and little gifts from R

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grateful
~for a rare word or two from my younger brother
~to realize my part in that rarity
~for great sleep helping the morning
~S will call later after her school walkathon experience
~to see bits of color in the garden

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10/21/17 10:44 A

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This morning I'm grateful for:

-A weekend with slower paces
-New kitty balls to be enjoyed as I try to find a replacement for Rosie's favorite (so far, no luck)
-Leftovers from yummy Mediterranean dinner last night
-Lunch plans with friends in from out-of-town (that I'll see again in Santa Fe in a few weeks on my sister trip)
-Late afternoon walking plans



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10/21/17 1:24 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
- getting to play some exciting games both with, and against, some higher level pickleball players yesterday.
- chat with T and C yesterday.
- getting some simple car maintenance done.
- finishing a fun novel.
- scheduling a kitten visit at IR’s home two weeks from now.





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10/20/17 3:44 P



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Appreciations today include:
Random kindnesses
Thoughtful gestures
Meditation
Kj walk with M
Random greeting from a stranger feeling like a act of kindness

Edited by: REBCCA at: 10/20/2017 (21:20)
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This morning I'm grateful for:

-Knee swelling mostly subsided after stretching and anti-inflammatory
-Listening to my body/knee and taking things slowly
-Friday! Some R&R soon
-Lots of kitty shopping and chores completed last night
-Dinner plans at favorite Mediterranean restaurant right after work



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grateful
~for patience
~for ice packs
~it rained during the night
~for well wishes
~to get lost in books

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10/20/17 3:52 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
- a successful first short trip to friend's home yesterday with Lucy and Desi (continued training for trip to FL in December).
- plans for pickleball drills with B and D this morning
- choosing and getting started with a VPN
- sleep and dreams
- walk and conversation with L yesterday





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10/19/17 9:53 A



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My appreciations this morning include:
-six shared hawk sighting and expansive autumn colored vistas
-Mall shopping with R and finding nothing I needed
-Completing the calligraphy for certificates and ready to mail
-Dreaming of blue birds
-Another glorious sunrise this morning
-Catching up on responses appropriate
-KJ walk with dear H


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10/19/17 9:46 A

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grateful
~for rallying after hard days
~to feel hope in a place that's felt hopeless
~for a level of calm to my eating, though aware of over doing
~for sunshine to enjoy that's warm not hot
~the mountain fire nearby continues to move away from us, with few structures affected, and changing winds are clearing the air a bit

The body is a sacred garment.
It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with,
and it should be treated with honor.
~Martha Graham




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10/19/17 9:41 A

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This morning I'm grateful for:

-Getting two walks in yesterday
-Totally enjoying this perfect fall weather while I can
-The healthy incentive program at work helping to motivate me
-Driving with my sunroof open pretty much all the time this week
-The amazing powers of cats
-Hot showers



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10/19/17 2:09 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
- drills with T yesterday.
- yesterday helping with tech issues.
- creative ideas for kitten training.
- limiting streaming subscriptions.
- paper books for old-school, undistracted reading pleasure.





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10/18/17 11:29 A

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This morning I'm grateful for:

-GBoomer sharing Desi & Lucy baby pictures that melt my heart
-Having the Picasso exhibit here for months so I can enjoy it more than once
-Perfect fall weather
-Intentions of walking in the park at lunch for some fresh air and Vitamin D
-My sister
-Always, my health



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10/18/17 11:06 A



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My appreciations today include:
-eBay reorder received from customer after she received the last one sent
-Breakfast date with our alchemist friend who had his autism issues in good balance
-Message from my long ago mime teacher/valued friend
-Feeling healthy
-Taking M for KJ yesterday which did help shake the yucks
-Taking in sunshine with hammock meditation

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10/18/17 3:40 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
- continuing kitten training adventures.
- enjoying old favorite album this morning.
- cool weather enhanced sleep.
- another day closer to adoption.
- plans to enjoy the outdoors this morning.





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10/17/17 11:38 A

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Today I'm grateful for:

-Sunshine and crisp fall temperatures
-Driving to work with my sunroof open
-Taking time to stop and think about disturbing news received yesterday before reacting or even acting
-Making a great batch of pumpkin and bean chili that I tried last week at our chili cookoff to eat this week and putting 3 individual servings in freezer
-Getting a compliment at work



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10/17/17 10:26 A



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My many appreciations this morning include:
-Gathering restoring rest in cozy night of sleep
-H showing energy and joy on our KJ walk yesterday
-Creating shields to fill in element gaps
-Enjoying sunshine as I added more webs to spooky décor
-Scouring bathroom and getting other errands done

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10/17/17 3:59 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
- successfully trying out new-to-me ideas in play with kittens.
- engaging fiction reading.
- finding tournament photos online.
- google photos recognizing individual pets now.
- invitation to kitten academy end-of-season event.
- adoption getting closer.





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10/16/17 11:56 A

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This morning I'm grateful for:

-A nice walk and talk with a friend on a beautiful, crisp fall day when our floating plans ran into a problem
-Predictions for great fall weather with no rain for the week
-Plans for lots of driving with the sun roof open and as much walking as I can get in
-Flexibility to work at home when home maintenance things need my presence
-Plans to drive to one of the prettiest pieces of the Katy Trail to walk amidst changing fall tree colors, go to the winery and have lunch at an amazing little restaurant
-More time at home with the kitty girls



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10/16/17 9:58 A



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My appreciations this beautiful Fall day include:
-Responding to M in honest way as diplomatically as possible
-Working on making adjusting shifts more gracefully
-Better than usual night of sleep
-Sharing time with R and completing shield knotting
-Hawk sighting on way to lovely breakfast yesterday

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10/16/17 2:29 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
- borrowing books from the library yesterday about raising cats
- helping L get used to driving “my” car in prep for trip
- kitties being obviously very comfortable in carrier in car during daily training drive. They were bathing themselves and each other
- plan to do pickleball drills with B and D later this morning
- phone call with parents yesterday





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10/15/17 12:04 P

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grateful
~for sound sleep
~for this last day of waiting
~for warm sun expected
~to have a list ready today...a comfort thing
~to be cooking ahead successfully

The body is a sacred garment.
It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with,
and it should be treated with honor.
~Martha Graham




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10/15/17 11:23 A

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This morning I'm grateful for:

-An incredible Thai massage yesterday afternoon
-Hot tea after a massage ...
-The evening at home chilling out with the kitty girls
-Easy Sunday mornings
-The power of music



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10/15/17 9:56 A



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My many appreciations this morning include:
-Being able to pay a bunch more fresh bills
-Huge load of laundry done and hung
-Serene and delightful studio time (watched La-La Land)
-Sturdy shelter from windy day in happy harmonious home
-Abundance of healthy food choices, fresh, frozen and dried

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10/15/17 3:34 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
- seeing Stephanie's pickleball post!
- kitties starting to explore new cat tree on their own.
- old friend reaching out to share family news with me.
- getting to play a high level pickleball game with one of my teachers yesterday morning. Challenging and fun.
- T approaching me to make plans for further study and video projects.





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10/15/17 1:23 A

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i'm grateful because i had a knee operation early this week and i'm up and walk like normal at the end of the week.

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10/14/17 10:52 P

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grateful
~for Saturday dinners with K and S
~for plenty of time to make dinner and a sweet treat
~for ice and heat to help manage comfort level
~to see pumpkins at the door and lights in the window with S's bats
~for time spent loving the sound of K playing my guitar

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and it should be treated with honor.
~Martha Graham




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10/14/17 1:56 P

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Today I'm grateful for:

-My tennis skills transferring quickly to pickle ball and really enjoying it
-Lots of good stretching done last night that I'm sure saved me from soreness today
-Extra kitty time and extra kitty rituals on the weekends!!
-Looking forward to seeing a movie this weekend; there are two out that I want to see
-Treating a friend to a birthday coffeehouse drink
-Getting my hair done



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10/14/17 11:35 A



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My appreciations this morning include:
-Rewarding studio time
-Lovely autumn weather for placing more cobwebs
-Knowing when to listen and to keep points simple
-Always loving dog company
-Rejuvenating rest
-Sharing this practice

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10/14/17 4:08 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
- relaxing powers of kittens.
- appreciations on the PB court.
- bringing together mental contrasting with Buddhist wisdom.
- setting up portion of kitchen cabinet for kitten supplies.
- space.





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10/13/17 7:54 P

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grateful
~to be irritated by smoke and bad air quality and not devastated by fire
~M was not hurt when rear-ended
~to be able to get new tires before the rains come
~it's finally quiet after hearing chain saws since early morning
~for alone time to rest and read


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~Martha Graham




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10/13/17 12:27 P



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My appreciations this morning include:
-Walking to get manicure, wearing my Kangoo Jumps, making a major hit with the salon folks
-Coming home just in time to catch our roofing rep (who just showed up) and getting him to help R put the hardtop back on ‘cedes
-Except for more cobwebs to install, all other spooky décor is arranged and placed
-Oh so soothing salt bath soak and gravity bed hang working out odd kinks
-Nice chat with neighbor this morning


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10/13/17 11:44 A

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Today I'm grateful for:

-Being able to stay until the end of one of the fitness classes yesterday; schedule said 20 minutes, it was 35 minutes
-The current fitness incentive program that helps keep me motivated
-Dinner last night with dear friend who's known me since I was 12
-Driving to work with my sun roof open again
-Friday! In honor of the weekly occasion, I stopped for tea on my way in ...!!
-Anticipation of my Thai massage tomorrow



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10/13/17 3:49 A

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I am grateful this morning for:
- kittens' surgery and adoption now on the calendar (Oct. 23 and 24)
- arrival and smooth installation of cat tree.
- good neighbor three blocks away who notified me that cat tree was delivered to her home (despite being correctly addressed.)
- enjoying latest episode of Survivor.
- equanimity in the face of someone's aggression.





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10/12/17 11:58 P

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grateful
~for some great sleep, despite dreams of fire
~to get lost in a book
~for a very cautious return to stretching and yoga
~for delightful phone calls with my mom and one of my oldest friends, both well over ninety and still happily going
~to have some pretty great role models in my sphere

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~Martha Graham




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10/12/17 11:24 A

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This morning I'm grateful for:

-Opening my "too small" bag of arugula more than once, just to get a whiff of that wonderful, nutty smell ... looking forward to this special treat at lunch
-Getting a big (and kind of troubling) work project off my plate
-Cooler temps
-My favorite time of year as I start to watch the leaves turning slowly
-Remembering my gym bag this morning
-Trying two short lunch classes with a co-worker friend: 15 minutes of core and 20 minutes of stretching



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