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Epilogue

365 days have passed since I started this project, and I’ve reached the end (a Day 366 or 500 or 780 just doesn’t seem right on a blog with “365” in the title).  I wasn’t sure where this year of … Continue reading

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Day 365

Day 365:  I have gratitude for this day.  One of the realities I’ve learned in the last two years is that today isn’t guaranteed — nowhere is it written that we will awaken in the morning or watch the sun … Continue reading

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Day 364

Day 364:  I have gratitude for the unexpected beauty of a tree that is blooming again.  I had no idea our one tree would produce these beautiful blooms again, but it did.  This is one of my favorite plants in … Continue reading

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Day 363

Day 363:  I have gratitude for the ways in which our children surprise us.  I was working outside this afternoon, and I had both boys with me.  Being in the high 80’s with 100% humidity, the weather was ridiculous for … Continue reading

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Day 362

Day 362:  I have gratitude for the fun times and evoked memories that the Dayton airshow brought today.  We used to travel to this airshow as a family years ago.  Being only an hour away now, we invited Dad to … Continue reading

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Day 361

Day 361:  I have gratitude for the overwhelming joy that the uncontrolled laughter of a child can bring.  I have no idea why Callan was laughing so hard, but he was laughing in the car during a trip to the … Continue reading

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Day 360

Day 360:  I have gratitude for the fun and unexpected reminders of home.  I saw this plate on my way to work…an Ohio plate referencing the Steelers with a frame about the Steelers.  Love them or hate them, the Steelers … Continue reading

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Day 359

Day 359:  I have gratitude for the attentiveness to the boys that Marnie has.  For Callan’s birthday, she found a great push car that Callan not only enjoys but that also makes it easier for us to walk outside with … Continue reading

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Day 358

Day 358:  I have gratitude for the great news that Callan is no longer sensitive to dairy or soy!  This has been a struggle for the last nine months… Callan has had a bad reaction to any dairy or soy, … Continue reading

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Day 357

Day 357:  I have gratitude for a fun new gift from Dad for the boys.  As a first birthday gift, my Dad gave Callan some special items and fun toys.  This, the latter, is a toy to which he has … Continue reading

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