Today I'm grateful for the sound of Pacific Tree Frogs that sing outside my home. There's something so comforting about falling asleep to the sound of frogs singing.
Today I'm grateful for my Dad and Sue's dog, Josie. Dogs always make me smile. I was driving home the other evening feeling blue and I saw a dog with his head out the window and just living life to its fullest. It was a reminder to me that I need to spend a little… Continue reading Time for Gratitude: March 29, 2016
Today I'm grateful for sun breaks. I really don't mind the rain. It's refreshing and makes me feel at home. But on the days when it's drizzling or dumping rain nonstop- and the rain slows down and the clouds open to reveal the beautiful blue sky- it's a break, a pause, a stop in the… Continue reading Time for Gratitude: March 24, 2016
I'm in the need of returning focus to gratitude. Today, it was easy. I'm grateful for the trees that return to life in the spring. I'm grateful for the tiny buds on branches that hold the promise of leaves or flowers. I'm grateful for what it means: routine, new life, rebirth, survival, and reunion.
Today I'm grateful my Mom, Ann, is safely home in New York after receiving her radiation treatment in Oregon. I'm grateful she trusted my sister and me enough to trust we could get her back and forth from appointments, help her rest, and safely house her for three and a half months. I'm grateful for… Continue reading Time for Gratitude: March 8th, 2016