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Day 63 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Wednesday, September 27, 2017      2 comments

Well, I'm grateful to be back home and that a strenuous day of movement is finished.I climbed 4 very steep mtns today to try to re-lose the pounds I regained on a road trip & while staying with relatives. Their breakfasts consisted of 1) cinamm... Read more
Day 62 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Sunday, September 10, 2017      3 comments

I'm grateful that yesterday I remembered what I had forgotten to remember. You will understand this if you're 50+ yrs. Of course, that was only one incident in 24 hours. I forgot plenty of things yesterday, but I'm grateful for the ONE I r... Read more
Day 62 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, September 08, 2017      5 comments

"Motherhood is not for wimps!" I have a magnet that says that on the refrig. It's been a year this week since my son experienced the end of his young marriage. I wasn't sure he could reach emotional stability to survive it. So I've been r... Read more
Day 61 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Tuesday, September 05, 2017      5 comments

I am so grateful to be retired and able to really concentrate on movement. The days of owning a small business & working 12-14 hrs/daily were very rewarding, but really demanding. I could never have had the time nor energy to do what today invo... Read more
Day 60 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Sunday, September 03, 2017      4 comments

Home after a fun, strenuous trip to the Pacific Northwest. Hiking the Cascade Mtns to see the waterfalls required walking 10,000+ steps several days on this vacation. I didn't want to blow my streak (streaks are really sneaky, aren't they... Read more
Day 59 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Wednesday, August 30, 2017      3 comments

After a couple of "gray days" on the Pacific beach, the sun came out yesterday! Hooray! DH loves the photo opportunities, I love getting 10,000 steps in beauty and (I have to admit..) I love little shops where "cute quotes" can be found. They m... Read more
Day 58 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Tuesday, August 29, 2017      5 comments

I'm in Oregon and the sky is smoke-filled from huge wildfires. I'm thankful for all the training the firefighters have had emphasizing the priority to protect each other and then beautiful forests of Oregon. My son is a fire fighter where I liv... Read more
Day 57 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Saturday, August 26, 2017      4 comments

I am grateful for Nature's beauty. We walked another 5 miles up& down a very steep, narrow dirt trail rising hundreds of feet above the ground to view the magnificent Wahclella waterfall and also up to the bridge of Multnomah waterfall. Words ... Read more
Day 56 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, August 25, 2017      4 comments

Yesterday In Oregon mountains, climbing miles up and miles down and miles up and miles down to photo (DH) waterfalls. 5+ miles. ..doesn't sound like much until you look at the "straight up and straight down of it. Oregon is beautiful! And... Read more
Day 55 and Day 56 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Sunday, July 23, 2017      4 comments

The day before yesterday, we traveled the roads on the 2nd link. Yesterday we drove the Engineer Pass. If you'd like more veiws, check out youtube.com and search for Engineer Pass and Alpine Loop to Engineer Pass in Colorado. Be sure to fast... Read more
Day 54 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, July 14, 2017      3 comments

I didn't intend to organize the event, but it ended up that way. And I had been excited -- floating on a cloud as I called each person and urged them to attend the event. and they said, "Yes!" Only one couldn't attend (and the two who are decea... Read more
Day 53 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, July 14, 2017      3 comments

I live on a mountain in CO. Adjacent to our 40 acres are hundreds of acres of BLM (Bureau of Land Mgt) land --people aren't allowed to live on that land. Just wildlife like moose, elk, deer and cattle (ranchers lease the land from the gov't). ... Read more
Day 52 of Gratitude in 100 Days of Gratitude
Wednesday, June 28, 2017      5 comments

Another hike up the 35 degree angle mtn across the road from our house (which is at 8,600' above sea level). I climbed & climbed up a mtn only to reach more "up" and more "up" and then I was on the 2-track slightly inclined "road" (not a road... Read more
Day 51 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Tuesday, June 27, 2017      3 comments

I've had many days of gratitude, but just forget to record them. Today was a good one: I finally broke away from a month's worth of volunteer project & went outside for a hike up the mtn. Started with a very steep, straight UP mtn, which le... Read more
Day 50 of 100 Days of Gratitude
Friday, June 16, 2017      2 comments

"Gratitude" in an understatement. DH had dr.'s exam about a test result that was too high. The verdict today could have been a life-threatening condition. The verdict was "all is well." I've never been so grateful.... Read more

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