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Beverlyjoy 09-01-2011 10:27 AM

An Attitude of Gratitude - Month of September
No matter what is happening in your life. . . lots of good things or not so good things . . . there are always things for which you can be grateful. Knowing this helps put life into perspective.

Please feel free to join in. It feels good!

Studies show that this daily task can have a positive impact in your life :)

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- tomorrow is college football - my favorite tv sport

- my friend has enough money to buy a house

- I think (hope) groundhog(s) are gone

- family, friends, you all, fb, internet, cell phone, music

- wonderful lunch with friends yesterday... and I saw the OscarMeyer Weinermobile when we walked out the door. Cool!

Beverlyjoy 09-02-2011 07:43 AM

- I had a healthy day yesterday... always grateful for that.

- Mom's cousins (her age, they are my cousins too!) are coming to town next weekend. She is so, so excited.

- busy weekend ahead - Saturday BBQ here with SIL, cousins, mom, & Aunt Mackie
Monday - neighborhood party for two families moving

- roasted veggies yesterday and made some spinach soup

- family, friends, you all, fb, internet, cell, music

- ceiling fan

Ruthxxx 09-02-2011 08:01 AM

Not Gremlins - a SuperMod. And then I forgot to post.

Today I am grateful for:
+ another glorious summer day
+ a relaxed week with good night sleeps
+ several niggles got done with very little effort
+ a great evening at "The Help" with three friends
+ no meetings all week!
+ printed the Church bulletin with no printer problems
+ four more days without commitments before the rush begins
+ time to read my book on the porch
+ the tomato avalanche is abating
+ I think I have blocked Jazz's escape routes under the dog fence :crossed:

Beverlyjoy 09-03-2011 05:31 AM

- a healthy day yesterday... very grateful for that

- DH had a good week at his sales meeting

- wonderful neighbors

- college football begins

- Krista and Ray are home safe and sound

- DS sounds good.

- family, friends, you all, cell, fb, internet, music

- new dryer

Ruthxxx 09-03-2011 07:31 AM

+ brilliant fall zinnias and dahlias in my new avatar
+ figured out how to fix the Dyson - gotta love online manuals
+ had coffee with Buff yesterday - charming man
+ finally cleaned out my car trunk
+ tomato preserving is done!
+ a three day weekend with no commitments except Church :carrot: :broc: :dance:

Beverlyjoy 09-04-2011 09:43 AM

Ruth... pretty avatar!

- we had a wonderful time last yesteday - SIL came down. Later our cousins and Aunt Mackie came over for dinner. Aunt Mackie didn't feel so good.... but, she came over because SIL was here. It pushed herself to do it. However, my mom didn't feel good enough to come over. (phooey)

- I ate unplanned ice cream last night - but, that doesn't mean I should over eat for the next week.... I am grateful.

- some rain here is good. It should stop, however, be Monday's cookout with the neighbors

- I know that people really care about me - what a blessing to feel that

- my family, my friends, you all, cell, fb, internet, music

- lightweight portable folding chairs

Beverlyjoy 09-06-2011 04:48 AM

- I stayed with my plan yesterday - even with the cookout here. DH brought home 36 chocolate candy bars for the s'mores. I freeked out. But, I gave the extra ones to the children to take home. I have four for my mom and they will be glad. Grateful to be willing to NOT eat all the candy bars. I did have a s'more - it about 150 calories. I ate it slowly and enjoyed every bite.

- fun cookout with neighbors. The kids are so darn cute.

- I am glad Mom lives so close now. I'll go over today and bring her all the 'doggie' bags of food from this weekend.

- family, friends, YOU ALL, fb, cell, internet, music

- outside fireplace

desertmouse2010 09-06-2011 06:26 AM

- made progress painting my room
- the roses are blooming
- 1 size smaller

Ruthxxx 09-06-2011 07:09 AM

+ three humid and rainy days made me slow down
+ delicious canteloupe for breakfast today
+ spent way too much time on accounting this weekend but did learn new things. Next year's report will be better.
+ took the two departing summer students out for lunch yesterday
+ cleared a lot of niggles yesterday
+ nice visits with Karen, Joan and Shirlkeyanne - two IRL and one on the phone
+ pet therapy visits resume today - Jazz will love it
+ I'm aching this morning so am grateful for Advil!

Beverlyjoy 09-07-2011 07:35 AM

- yesterday was a healthy day - so grateful for the willingness to do so.

- good visit with Mom yesterday

- meditation

- Sweet Autumn Clematis blooming - so pretty so fragrant.

- my family, friends, you all, fb, cell phone, internet, music in the morning

- hot water from the tap - boy I am glad I am not a pioneer.

Ruthxxx 09-07-2011 07:51 AM

+ my Autumn Clematis is blooming too, Beverlyjoy!
+ it was nice to get back into my normal routine yesterday
+ aches and pains are nearly gone
+ remembered to make the cake for dessert at the Garden Club tonight
+ did more cooking - three meals of sausage & peppers in my freezer
+ Jazz was a delight at pet therapy at the nursing home
+ booked a New Brunswick vacation for October 9th

Beverlyjoy 09-08-2011 06:15 AM

- yesterday was a healthy day... I am always grateful for that ... along with the willingness to try

- music in the morning

- my journal

- my sister is back home in California

- my family, friends, you all, fb, internet, cell

- ice and heat for my various pieces and parts

Ruthxxx 09-08-2011 07:31 AM

+ my hearing aids are making a big difference - I clearly heard the speaker at garden club last night
+ feeling good about having so many ready to heat meals in the freezer
+ found a solution to the escaping dog problem
+ Donna comes to clean today
+ the summer folk are mostly gone and the Village is quieter
+ my garden continues to produce - the eggplant is nearly ready
+ once again, the rum cake was a huge hit at the garden club meeting

Ruthxxx 09-09-2011 06:47 AM

+ did not wake up with leg pain this morning - it must be healing
+ financial report for the quilt group meeting came together quickly
+ Donna came and cleaned
+ wee Lulu played with my dogs while D. was here - delightful to watch
+ got started on barn clean-up
+ forgave myself for 230 calories of Smarties!
+ time for a soak in the tub this morning

Beverlyjoy 09-09-2011 07:22 AM

- a healthy day yesterday... always grateful for that and the willingness to keep trying

- Cousins from Georgia coming today for the football game. They are my mom's age. They will visit her tonight. She's excited.

- yesterday, when Mom was at her doctor appointment, I took that time waiting to work on me... did alot of journalling and reading of my Beck book.

- football season.. love it - especially college

- fall is in the air

- family, friends, you all, fb, internet, cell, music

- my 'grabber'... it's so helpful for picking this up off the floor and getting things high up.

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