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Lessons in Gratitude Day 999–On the Eve

I have sat many nights like this one, leaning against my study pillow, laptop propped on my lap, staring at the blinking cursor wondering what I would say and how I would tie it to gratitude. Here on the eve … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 950

The nuthatches have returned to the feeder. No, it’s not quite as epic as the swallows returning to Capistrano, but in my little corner of the world it’s a pretty big deal. On Saturday I restocked the bird feeder for … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 938

This morning I chased the moon and caught it. Like many people around the world, I figured out what time the total lunar eclipse was going to hit our part of the country. I had heard somewhere that it would … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 911–Change in the Air

Last night I slept with the windows open again. I love the autumn; it is my favorite season of the year. One of the few benefits of the summer blazing by as fast as it did was that it hurried … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 879

Greetings and Thanks To each other as people To the Earth mother of all, greetings and thanks To all the waters, waterfalls, and rain, rivers and oceans, greetings and thanks To all the fish life, greetings and thanks The grains … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 833

“I relied upon the moon and Saint Christopher” ~Mary Chapin Carpenter I am finally sitting in front of my computer writing my blog on a very chilly October evening. I got home from after 11 p.m. tonight. We hosted an … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 815

Somehow when I wasn’t paying attention it got to be October. The last time I paid attention to time of year was back in August when I was returning from a few days at the beach and was lamenting the … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 792

It is a quiet night. It has been a long week and I still have a bit more work to go as I have an event I have to attend for work tomorrow. I have been in a lot of … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 709

They say that trouble comes in threes, but I believe that beauty can as well, at least that was my experience today. ┬áIt began with an early afternoon trip to Great Falls with my sister and her family. It was … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 708

TGIF. Tonight I am exceedingly grateful that it’s Friday. It has, once again, felt like a really long week. I’ve gotten up earlier and gone to bed late each night and by this evening, that has taken its toll. I … Continue reading

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