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Day 19 – 30 Days of Gratitude

I have a cold. I feel grumpy and not all that grateful. I’m flying on Friday and there’s nothing much worse than flying with a head full of snot but on the plus side, I can leave my house in … Continue reading

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30 days of Gratitude – falling behind

I’m not falling behind on gratitude – I practice being grateful every day. I’ve fallen behind on writing about it which is partly because I’m not spending that much time on-line. At least not recreationally. So here is a catch … Continue reading

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Day 12 – 30 days of gratitude

I was going to try to find a pithy quote about old friends and how great it is to see them again and catch up on life’s news but nothing really resonated with me. So let me just say this … Continue reading

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Day 11 – 30 Days of Gratitude

I’m in a book group with 7 other women who are all smart and interesting and fun.  We formed our book group about 15 years ago, primarily from a group of  Moms in the same alternative elementary school program (public school). … Continue reading

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Day 10 – 30 Days of Gratitude

To quote Freddy Mercury – “I love to ride my bicycle; I love to ride my bike…”  Oh how I love to ride my bike with my friends.  I am ever so grateful to have the health and wherewithal to … Continue reading

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Day 9 – 30 Days of Gratitude

Swimming can either be really fun or really boring.  For me, just swimming laps is great exercise but I have to force myself to keep going to get to X yards unless I am with friends and we are having … Continue reading

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Day 8 – 30 Days of Gratitude

Today’s theme is, once again, friendship.  Yesterday I had lunch with 2 women I have known for about 10 years.  We used to ride together before I started racing triathlon and had to pick up the pace.  We still swim … Continue reading

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Day 7 – 30 Days of Gratitude

I was raised to kind of hate myself.  My mother didn’t really mean to do that to me, it just happened. She kind of hated herself and taught me that I was hate worthy, too.  It’s a long story but … Continue reading

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Day 6 (30 Days of Gratitude)

I’ve made a number of missteps in my life but marrying my now ex-husband and having 3 babies with him was not one of them.  That’s because those babies have developed into 3 remarkable people who I love more than … Continue reading

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Day 5 (the 30 day gratitude challenge)

This is day 5 on day 6 because I got distracted last night and didn’t write my post. I had another day of having trouble choosing what to write about so there’s that.  I’ve settled on rain – it is … Continue reading

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