Monthly Archives: January 2014

Day 200

Day 200:  I have gratitude for being able to finish another woodworking project and for the support and patience of Marnie as I spent some late evenings working in the garage. Advertisements

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Day 199

Day 199:  I have gratitude for the days getting noticeably longer and the sunshine that is growing each day.  Winter is great, but I enjoy days in which the sun is out longer.  Seeing the sunrise earlier than a few … Continue reading

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Day 198

Day 198:  I have gratitude for a friend at work lending me a tool to work on a project.  It is a nice feeling when someone is willing to lend a hand with a project and for them to have … Continue reading

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Day 197

Day 197:  I have gratitude for being able to acquire a hand tool after much searching, and I have gratitude for the willingness of a work friend to help me clean it up.  This is my first true woodworking hand … Continue reading

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Day 196

Day 196:  I have gratitude for the way certain outdoor settings, such as fresh wet snow sitting on pine branches, can make a new place feel like the home in which you grew up.  Looking outside today, I saw the … Continue reading

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Day 195

Day 195:  I have gratitude for a big indoor outdoor equipment place that Caden and I could run around through this afternoon.  Nearby, we have a place that sells swingsets….big expensive ones, and they open the place up for kids … Continue reading

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Day 194

Day 194:  I have gratitude for the impromptu drive around a scenic portion of town called Mt. Adams.  We heard this area was a bit like Mt. Washington in Pittsburgh, so we checked it out on a whim (after the … Continue reading

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Day 193

Day 193:  I have gratitude for all the ways our non-human family members bring us humor and smiles.  Marnie was blowing bubbles with Caden this evening, and Mattie decided to investigate.  Mattie hasn’t been around bubbles very much.  After inspecting … Continue reading

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Day 192

Day 192:  I have gratitude for our friend Don, and the intersection of our lives during our time at our old home in Wilkinsburg.  We learned that Don passed away last evening and although this brings heaviness to our hearts, … Continue reading

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Day 191

Day 191:  I have gratitude for a warm house during this ridiculously cold weather.  It hurts outside because it is so cold.  We are blessed with the ability to simply turn up the thermostat if we are cold… something some … Continue reading

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