Monthly Archives: November 2013

Day 149

Day 149:  I have gratitude for the beauty that often comes from mistakes.  I saw this pattern of reflected light from oil on water in the parking lot.  This was probably not an intentional spill, but the resulting pattern is … Continue reading

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Day 148

Day 148:  I have gratitude for the gift a coworker gave me.  After telling me about these great sounding liners, my coworker left two boxes at my desk.  I think what is most striking about this gift is that it … Continue reading

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Day 147

Day 147:  I have gratitude for the lion resting near the lamb.  I’m not sure which is which since they each act both parts to one another, but it was great finding them both sleeping soundly next to each other, … Continue reading

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Day 146

Day 146:  I have gratitude for the wonderful reminder of the way Mom shined so much in our daily lives.  This was a gift from her, and I love that it always spreads such beautiful colors when light passes through, … Continue reading

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Day 145

Day 145:  I have gratitude for the visit this weekend of our dear friends Brian and Abby.  It has been great seeing some familiar faces.  To have friends that would travel five hours (one way) to come and visit says a … Continue reading

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Day 144

Day 144:  I have gratitude for the folks that work hard to keep our roads safe and in good condition.  I am amazed at how quickly the crew arrived in our neighborhood to fix a few problems with the curb … Continue reading

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Day 143

Day 143: I have gratitude for the need to keep one step ahead of our children.  As much as it can be a bit unnerving when Caden or Callan figure something new out (like using the quad as a step), … Continue reading

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Day 142

Day 142:  Today I have gratitude for seeing Callan experience something very new to him:  solid food (well, sorta solid).  Today, we made for him some cereal after his five month pediatrician checkup.  It was funny watching him figure out … Continue reading

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Day 141

Day 141:  I have gratitude for Mom.  Today is her birthday, and she would have been 60.  So often I am still in disbelief that she is not physically here with us, but I am then quickly reminded of the … Continue reading

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Day 140

Day 140:  I have gratitude for safety from the bad weather last night.  The storms that moved through were rough, and we had our first experience with tornado sirens.  Nothing touched down, but we were a bit nervous — others … Continue reading

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