Friday Gratitudes

1. Electronic banking- especially on rainy days 2. Tiny space heaters and small home offices 3. Silence – the privilege of sitting in the quiet 4. Therapy – it is not what I thought and it is just what I need 5. My library – so, so grateful that we can order and pick up

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Friday Gratitudes

1. A heron sighting – she/he has been elusive of late 2. New specs – eye exam completed 3. Time spent with my daughters in my Jeep – elicits memories of chauffeuring her to oh so many dance classes 4. Clean hardwood floors! This makes me so happy. 5. My listeners. The people who check

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Friday Gratitudes

1. Mum’s oncologist is bright and approachable,and mum will embark on a treatment journey that may give us a bit more time. Mum is charge the entire way. 2. Listening to the radio with my daughter as I drive her to work 3. Despite the predictions of rain every day, we have had a few

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Friday Gratitudes

• We both are off work today for our anniversary (due to Covid19) but, regardless the day is beautiful and we will celebrate with pizza and carrot cake • My MIL’s neighbour lent us the icing sugar so we can have cream cheese frosting on the above mentioned carrot cake • My peonies are popping

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Friday Gratitudes

1. A week at home – sleeping in my own bed; watering + weeding my own garden, deck time with Mr W 2. Pre-emptive gratitude for my rescheduled session with therapist tomorrow 3. My son made risotto last night and it was delicious 4. The comfort of familiar music – Nick Cave and the Bad

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Friday Gratitudes

1. Made it home to family safely and without incident 2. Mum’s new bed – and I managed to get the frame built and mattresses shifted all by myself 3. Neighbour gifted us a 1L bottle of sanitizer 4. Some short visits with my daughter 5. Bonus sunshine ☀️ to spend all day in the

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#100daysofLists

Thursday May 14th Seen: one woodpecker, one bald eagle, black capped chickadee, robins, two hummingbirds, a bluejay, two crows 15,000 steps Free Tomato 🍅 plants Lettuce Letter writing in the morning

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#100daysofLists

Monday May 11th New bedframe + bed shopping Bed building and shuffling Sunshine and pizza and salad el fresco Coffee on the deck Walk done Chocolates from the neighbour

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One year

Today when I can do nothing, I listen to the birds and think of my dad. Today when I can do nothing, I wonder just how more sadness I can endure. Today when I do nothing, I sit in silence with my mum. Today when I can do nothing, I sit with my my mum

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Friday Gratitudes

1. Proper coffee – such a small, critical comfort 2. New writing course #27wildestdays 3. This day of promised sunshine and warmer temperatures 4. My own room – rising in silence and listening to birdsong while I write and wait for the others to rise 5. My sisters Here is what I want you to

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