Tag Archives: Gratitude

Day 75 of Gratitude – Good ‘n Tired

I am bone-tired, but it’s a good feeling. There’s a tiredness born of working hard at what you need to be doing. I spent the weekend doing exactly that – engaging with readers, encouraging and getting feedback from other authors, … Continue reading

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Day 74 of Gratitude – Connections

I spent the day at an authors fair in Madison, Indiana. A few days ago, the bridge across the Ohio River from Kentucky into Madison was closed for emergency repairs. As a result, the usual 500+ attendees was whittled down … Continue reading

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Day 73 of Gratitude – Wheels!

This afternoon, I’m going for a drive. By myself. In my own car. And I’m not coming back. After a year of not having a car at my disposal, I have one again. It is liberating. It is exhilarating. It … Continue reading

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Day 72 of Gratitude – Serendipity

My son bought a car today – and it wasn’t any of them we had lined up to take a look at. It was better. I was supposed to get together with my friend Theresa on Tuesday, but she was … Continue reading

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Day 71 of Gratitude – Shopping with the family

I’m not much of a shopper. No one is my family is. But today, we spent the entire afternoon and evening shopping for a car. On top of the general fun of trying out a bunch of new-to-us cars, there’s … Continue reading

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Day 70 of Gratitude – Keeping Going!

On January 1, I committed myself to writing everyday for a year to note something for which I was grateful. The intent was to refocus my brain on the joy in life rather than the problems. Today is the 70th … Continue reading

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Day 68 of Gratitude – Coccia House Pizza!!!

Anyone from Wooster, Ohio gets this gratitude post. Coccia House isn’t like any other pizza in the world. Dense crust. Rich, garlicky sauce. And more cheese than you’ve ever seen on a pizza. My dad was in Wooster last night … Continue reading

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Day 67 of Gratitude – Hard Work

Hard work comes in many forms – the physical labor of digging in the garden or moving furniture, the intense work of reviewing legal documents to make sure there aren’t any loopholes, and the creative work of taking a chapter … Continue reading

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Day 66 of Gratitude – My bowl-shaped life

I’m not a environmentalist, feminist, evangelist, humanist, capitalist or much of any kind of “-ist.” I believe in some of the principles at the core of some of the -ists listed above, but if called on to shout or crash … Continue reading

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Day 65 of Gratitude – Here Comes the Sun!

It’s been a long cold lonely winter, but today, the sun is out and it feels like spring. ┬áCan’t say it better than this:  

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