Monthly Archives: April 2014

Day 278

Day 278:  I have gratitude for Marnie and her willingness to marry me six years ago today.  It is hard to believe how fast the past six years have gone and how many big changes have transpired, but through it … Continue reading

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Day 277

Day 277:  I have gratitude for some family fun with a simple toy:  a tunnel.  Caden loves it, and Mattie has warmed up to it thanks to treats from Marnie.  Callan has recently discovered it, and it is fun watching … Continue reading

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Day 276

Day 276:  Today I have gratitude for my sister Stephanie:  today is her birthday.  Stephanie is a miracle in that, at the age of 13 months, she was diagnosed with leukemia and given a very poor prognosis.  Through the Grace … Continue reading

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Day 275

Day 275:  I have gratitude for finding a special beer that reminds me of Mom and for the folks at the store that held it for me.  Yesterday was the release of KBS, a beer that causes great stir and … Continue reading

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Day 274

Day 274:  I have gratitude for the scenic stream and the closeness of nature to our house.  On a new back way Marnie showed me, I saw this beautiful crossing, complete with a campsite and canoes.  I hope someday to … Continue reading

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Day 273

Day 273:  I have gratitude for breakfast with Caden this morning.  Often, I am off to work before he is up.  Today, he was up early and wanted to have breakfast with me — definitely a blessed way to start … Continue reading

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Day 272

Day 272:  I have gratitude for a walk with Caden this evening and his fearlessness of getting dirty. Mom would often tell stories of my adventures in dirt and mud and the stress it would sometimes cause her.   How ironic … Continue reading

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Day 271

Day 271:  I have gratitude for the joy both boys had with bubbles… such a simple thing in which they found great amusement.  I desire to keep such a wonder — even with simple things — present in my mindset.

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Day 270

Day 270:  I have gratitude for the patience and input of friends and family as we searched for a new car.  With the growing need for a safer and larger vehicle, we spent a great deal of time looking at … Continue reading

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Day 269

Day 269:  I have gratitude for some fun during our spring clean up.  We finally got around to cleaning up the fall leaves, and Caden was a big help raking and playing in the leaves.  I appreciate his ability to … Continue reading

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