Monthly Archives: December 2015

Moving Forward

Thursday, December 31, 2015 Today, on this last day of 2015, I am grateful for moving forward.  The media is full of folks rehashing this last year.  As for me, there was some fun, lots of laughs, and plenty of … Continue reading

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Ridiculous New Words

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 Today I am grateful for ridiculous new words.  How fun that society now has a new word to describe a “disease” that some kid has as a result of overindulgent parents.  Affluenza.  Really?  Absurd!   Okay, … Continue reading

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Balance a Checkbook

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 Today I am grateful I can balance a checkbook.  My dad insisted I learn this skill.  I wonder if there will even be checkbooks in our future, or will they go the way of dial phones … Continue reading

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Life

Monday, December 28, 2015 Today I am grateful for life.  Lately I’ve been reminded over and over how precious life is.  A friend of mine from where I last worked recently lost her son in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan; … Continue reading

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When They Don’t Listen

Sunday, December 27, 2015 Today I am grateful when people don’t listen to me.  By the time our gift opening was done and the food was served, I was beat.  Plopped in the chair in the living room enjoying the … Continue reading

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Crazy Family

Saturday, December 26, 2015 Today I am grateful for my crazy family.  Looking at everyone’s Facebook posts of their holiday’s with family I got to thinking about ours.  Ours is a modern family.  We have those who are divorced and … Continue reading

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Christmas Carnage

Friday, December 25, 2015 Today I am grateful for Christmas carnage.  Every year I start out trying to hold back the masses so that I can actually see what someone got someone else and hear their ooos and ahhhs.  Every … Continue reading

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Kids & Grandkid’s Visit

Thursday, December 24, 2015 Today I am grateful that two of our kids, spouses and grandkids will be here.  The big parties are fun, dinner parties with friends are great, but the best, the very best is when our kids … Continue reading

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Good Sleep

(FYI-There was no post yesterday, except on Facebook because I couldn’t figure out how to paste it here and I was too exhausted to give it much time.) Wednesday, December 23, 2015 Today I am grateful for good sleep.  Yesterday … Continue reading

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Muslim Friends

Monday, December 21, 2015 Today I am grateful for my Muslim friends.  And when I say “friends”, I mean friends in the truest sense of the word.  I have been silent since the latest terrorist attacks.  It saddens me beyond … Continue reading

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