Monthly Archives: July 2013

Lessons in Gratitude Day 748

This afternoon while I was in a meeting my daughter sent me a text message that I didn’t see until some hours later. She was asking for help with a financial and transportation challenge that needed to be resolved in … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 747

Tonight was a good one to spin the wheel and see what happened. It landed on a blog from July 19, 2011, a very early blog (Day 20). It is helpful to me to go back and read blogs from … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 746

Today I had an ah ha moment, or perhaps it was, as my Aunt Jeanne used to say, and “oh me” moment. I was at a meeting of a large group of people and as is often the practice in … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 745

Somehow I let the better part of the day get away from me. I got up, wrote in my journal as usual, took care of the dog and other things, had some breakfast, then headed to the grocery store to … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 744

“To find what one is fitted to do and to secure the opportunity to do it is the key to happiness.” Or so John Dewey said in 1923. I have often pondered the notion of finding out what I am … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 743

Tonight I am grateful for my friends. I have been alive for over 50 years–now closer to 60 than 50 actually–and I am blessed to still have a few friends in my life who go back nearly as far as … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 742

I am rapidly approaching the time when I will stop writing this blog on a daily basis. I’m not quite sure when it’s going to be but my promise to those of you who read this regularly is to let … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 741

Tonight I am grateful for the return of my friend, Honor. Honor is my four-legged companion who a little over three weeks ago suffered a small but costly injury when she was attacked by another dog.┬áMy sister and brother-in-law bore … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 740

Tonight I good all my meals for the rest of the week. It’s been a while since I’ve done that, and I’m relieved to have done it though it means that I ate dinner late (after 8 p.m.) and am … Continue reading

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Lessons in Gratitude Day 739

When I take stock of all that happens over the course of a given day, all the potential for amazing discoveries, total catastrophes, and run-of-the-mill mundanities that populate my life over the course of a given day, I am astonished … Continue reading

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