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Day 46 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Sunday, May 21, 2017      2 comments

Wow..am I off track...from blogging to exercise. I am NOT grateful for almost 2 feet of snow last Wednesday & Thursday. Ugh. I AM grateful for the unusual beauty of white snow on dark green grass with little wildflowers blossoming. ... Read more
Day 45 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Saturday, May 06, 2017      9 comments

DH and our son are on a road trip in CA to view 2 SR-71 Black Hawk (??) planes. It's my son's passion. He has endured 8 months of heartache and despair from a painful divorce and THIS trip has brought him JOY! True JOY! I am so grateful ... Read more
Day 44 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Saturday, May 06, 2017      6 comments

I arrived home (alone) after an absence of 3 1/2 months and was so grateful to find the total and complete absence of bears in my house. Hooray! In 2009, a bear had cleaned out the kitchen cupboards, refrigerator freezer (salmon, shrimp, butt... Read more
Day 43 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, May 05, 2017      3 comments

I didn't have wi-fi access again today, so am writing retroactively. Gratitude is totally inadequate to describe my feelings today. We saw "Their Finest" which is a good movie. The next day we saw The Zookeeper's Wife. I was shaking... Read more
Day 42 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, May 05, 2017      3 comments

38 years of friendship and 30 years of living hundreds of miles apart, but my friend and I connect like magnets. Oh, it's been so much fun and we're seeing sights that are fabulous. I feel like the luckiest person in the world.... Read more
Day 41 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, May 05, 2017      3 comments

I don't have access to wi-fi so I'm recording these days of gratitude a few days later. We visited the Red Rocks outdoor amphitheater in Denver which is considered the best in the world by many musicians. Huge, majestic red columns of ro... Read more
Day 40 of 100 days of Gratitude
Friday, May 05, 2017      3 comments

April 29: Both our planes were delayed, but we arrived at the same time. This made it easier to connect and far less hassle than expected. I was very grateful since it was snowing!... Read more
Day 39 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Saturday, April 29, 2017      3 comments

I'm grateful for a dear friend whom I'll see tomorrow. We've been friends for 38 years and she's a treasure in my life. We're be laughing and catching up and exploring for a few days after 15 months of not getting together. I'm so lucky I know... Read more
Day 37 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, April 28, 2017      3 comments

Oops, I had 2 Day 35s, so I'm bumping up to Day 37.I'm grateful for the wonderful time we've had this winter in a warm, sunny, friendly place. We pack up to leave tomorrow and I'm trying to emphasize grateful for what we experienced instead... Read more
Day 36 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Saturday, April 22, 2017      4 comments

We probably only have 2 more bike rides before returning home to a place where biking is not really feasible without hauling them 100 miles away. So we put the bikes on the rack, drove to the next city which has great paths. 73 degrees, sunny da... Read more
Day 35 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, April 21, 2017      4 comments

I'm struggling again. I lost 5 1/2# during the first two months in my temporary location and that is hard to do with lots of meals out, free time (to snack), etc. I was so pleased. But I letting my emotions control my eating instead of ME contro... Read more
Day 35 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Sunday, April 16, 2017      6 comments

Since I don't have grandchildren, I took a risk and started a subtle, teeny-tiny game of "peek-a-boo" with a preschooler sitting nearby at a cafe. I was dining alone and he was with his large family. His language was different, but our pleasure ... Read more
Day 34 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Saturday, April 15, 2017      6 comments

I'm grateful that I live within 20 miles of a beautiful National Park (Rocky Mountain Nat'l Park in CO). And I have been privileged to explore many magnificent national parks...especially in the West. If you haven't been to the West, you can't ... Read more
Day 33 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Tuesday, April 11, 2017      4 comments

I'm grateful for the palm trees, the birds signing their hearts out and the beautiful aroma of the flowers as I pass by while walking or biking. Clean air, clean water and residents who work to protect this magnificent environment in this speci... Read more
Day 32 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, April 07, 2017      5 comments

DH & I met friends at the LA Japanese-American Museum which offers a tremendous exhibit about the discrimination, internment and ultimate sacrifices of loyal, American citizens during WW II. I am grateful for these brave families and their ... Read more

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