Category Archives: gratitude

Definitely a Good Day!

The cancer does not appear to have spread.  Best birthday EVER!  Now he just has to go through surgery, heal, and we can get on with our lives.  I am most grateful! Advertisements

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Happy! Happy! Happy???

Today is the day we find out if my husband’s aggressive prostate cancer has spread.  Today is also my birthday.  I have been wishing this day here since we found out the test results would be given to us today.  … Continue reading

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Later…on The First

I had more gratitude to write down today.  In the past, I’ve waited until the day was done to write down the things I was grateful for, but I wanted to truly focus on gratitude all day long, so I … Continue reading

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My Word to Live by in 2015 — Gratitude

If you happened to read my last post, you know that I am not sorry to see 2014 in my rearview mirror.  I logically know that every single person on this big earth has problems and sorrows every single year.  … Continue reading

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Nature’s Treasures

I live in a rural area.  My father designed and built the log home I live in.  I wish I had known during the design process that I would someday live in this house, because I would have recommended a … Continue reading

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Thank You!

Today is Veterans Day in the United States.  I’d like to take a moment to thank all of our Veterans and their families for their service.  Freedom is not free.  I know you have all given up a great deal to … Continue reading

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Something to be Grateful for

I was about to hit the road for a few errands, when I came upon this tree across the driveway.  I was able to move the broken top, before taking the photo.  Then I tried to move the rest of … Continue reading

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The Things We Take for Granted

When I got up this morning, my water was off.  This is a fairly common occurrence in my rural area in the summer, especially if it hasn’t rained in a while, which it hasn’t.  (I’m not exactly sure what all they … Continue reading

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This has been a rough week for many around the United States.  With the bombings in Boston and the fertilizer plant explosion in West, the week has been full of sadness, frustrations and questions.  I try to concentrate on the … Continue reading

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I wasn’t going to post about this, but when I got an email this evening from a concerned blog friend, I decided that I should. I haven’t been posting much lately.  One reason is that I haven’t had much to … Continue reading

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