Monthly Archives: October 2015

Fun Encounters

Saturday, October 31, 2015 Today I am grateful for fun encounters. I was at Costco yesterday and there was a bin of the most gigantic stuffed bears I’ve ever seen. Just like that (snap) I was reminded of my mom … Continue reading

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Screamer Update

Friday, October 30, 2015 Today I am grateful to share a much requested update on the story from October 8, where I lost my hearing from a screaming swim student. Go back and check it out if you haven’t read … Continue reading

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October Sky

Thursday, October 29, 2015 Today I am grateful for the October sky. When I drove home from the pool today I was very glad I had my camera with me. The sky was in full dramatic mode as if it … Continue reading

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My Sister, Judy

Wednesday, October 18, 2015 Today I am grateful for my sister, Judy. It’s her birthday and she’s older than me so that’s another thing to be grateful for. I sang her happy birthday this morning and she told me that … Continue reading

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Closed for Thanksgiving

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 Today I am grateful that some businesses are opting to be closed for Thanksgiving. What a great idea! It’s high time we go back to some basics. I hope they close for Christmas, too. Everyone. Except … Continue reading

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Billy Elliot

Monday, October 26, 2015 Today I am grateful for “Billy Elliot, The Musical”. I saw the movie a billion years ago at a film festival and fell in love with the story, the music and the dancing. One of my … Continue reading

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Google

Sunday, October 25, 2015 Today I am grateful for Google! The saga of the damned window cleaning process continues. I finished the back yesterday. We don’t exactly live in a solarium, even though by my level of bitching you’d think … Continue reading

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Windex

Saturday, October 24, 2015 Today I am grateful for Windex. And I want whoever stole ours to bring it back. We disassembled the patio and carted the furniture and jim-cracky to the basement the other day. Then John climbed up … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Mom

Friday, October 23, 2015 Today I am grateful for my mom, who turns 89 today! I probably won’t be speaking to her because I know she’s getting her hair done in the morning and then my sister and her husband … Continue reading

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Big Blue Train Engines

Thursday, October 22, 2015 Today I am grateful for big blue train engines. “The Little Engine That Could” is my favorite children’s book. I have lived my life by the line, “I think I can, I think I can, I … Continue reading

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