Maybe it is the agrarian harvest time or maybe it is the long dark evenings, but it just seems so natural to be reflective this time of year. And I love that about Thanksgiving time.
Here are 101 things I am grateful for -- (in no particular order)
family ~ friends ~ internet ~ email ~ glitter ~ nail polish ~ copy machines ~ hot showers ~ flowers ~ weddings ~ the comics ~ books ~ flashlights ~ the crock pot ~ fresh snow ~ castles ~ forests ~ kindred spirits ~ smiles ~ Colombia ~ daffodils ~ rabbis ~ forgiveness ~ moss ~ little ones ~ fingerprints ~ Chicago ~ new towels ~ flannel sheets (in the winter) ~ cotton sheets (in the summer) ~ huckleberry ice cream ~ dreams ~ Frankie ~ massages ~ dusk ~ fires ~ kisses ~ Miss M ~ thrift stores ~ veterans ~ my boyfriend who prefers that I call him my husband ~ trails ~ summer ~ fall ~ winter ~ spring ~ chocolate ~ sanitation workers ~ used maps ~ falling asleep to the sound of rain ~ garage sales ~ waa waa lights ~ freedom ~ taste ~ touch ~ sight ~ hear ~ feel ~ pulaskis ~ book stores ~ color ~ hope ~ faith ~ charity ~ HOmE ~ lunch ~ bathing suits ~ berries ~ questions ~ fresh snow ~ the ability to read ~ clip art ~ big knives ~ sunsets ~ bubbles ~ stillness ~ honesty ~ Relief Society Presidents ~ poetry ~ a new day ~ matches ~ opportunities ~ brussel sprouts ~ inspiration ~ movies ~ technology ~ violins ~ roller coasters ~ Christmas ~ photo albums ~ hard wood floors ~ mountains ~ perfume ~ hugs ~ toilet paper ~ white out ~ soap ~ paper clips ~ sneezes ~ nurses ~ pianos ~ love
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PS I have to tell you, when I started writing this list, it was a bit difficult. But after I got to #73ish, the ideas just came pouring and I found myself being selective so I could end the list. My mind is now racing with ideas and items I am grateful for. This has been a great exercise.
And that, my friend, is