Monthly Archives: August 2013

Day 59

Day 59:  I have gratitude for the opportunities Ethicon provides for us to serve others.  How awesome is it that my employer encourages people to take both work time and personal time to volunteer?  Today, much of the day was … Continue reading

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Day 58

Day 58:  I have gratitude for my wife Marnie and for the opportunity to celebrate another birthday with her.  This past year has taught me that few things are guaranteed and that we must cherish the time we have together.  … Continue reading

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Day 57

Day 57:  I have gratitude for my job at Ethicon.  It is an amazing feeling to be at a place doing a job to which I’ve been called.  Going to work is filled with exciting challenges and new opportunities.  For … Continue reading

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Day 56

Day 56:  I have gratitude for the opportunity to watch Caden conquer a hurdle and continue to develop.  When we first moved in a few weeks ago, Caden got stuck on the lowest rung of the ladder.  Tonight, he cruised … Continue reading

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Day 55

Day 55:  I have gratitude for time interacting with our neighbors.  It was fun getting to know them and seeing how well the kids looked after Caden.  Callan was cuddled and Mattie was given a lot of attention. It is … Continue reading

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Day 54

Day 54:  I have gratitude for a great day of fun with the family. This morning we went on a surprise trip down the road to a raspberry field to pick our own fruit. It was fun watching Caden run … Continue reading

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Day 53

Day 53:  I have gratitude for the beautiful countryside I discovered on my way home today.  I had to travel a bit south to get a building permit, and I took back roads home.  I was taken back by the … Continue reading

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Day 52

Day 52:  I have gratitude for uncommon sights that bring back fond memories. Growing up we had a video made up of short stories touring places and events. One particular clip had the hosts visiting a hot air balloon festival. … Continue reading

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Day 51

Day 51:  I have gratitude for an amazing home cooked meal.  Marnie made pasta from scratch.  It is a meal that has no comparison from something boxed from a store or a restaurant.  So blessed that Marnie took the time … Continue reading

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Day 50

Day 50:  I have gratitude for a great conversation with a coworker.  It is a blessing to be in a work environment where other believers reside…it brings about a sense of belonging and connection at an incredibly deep level.  Knowing … Continue reading

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