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. 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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Friday Gratitudes

1. My brother in law Derek whose work experience and knowledge will help us navigate the cancer care system 2. For seeing my mum enjoy her 76th birthday with friends ( albeit an adjusted celebration due to the Covid) 3. Apple tree blossoms 4. Safe essential travels 5. Good mail days 6. The first evening

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Friday Gratitudes

1. Some glorious warm sunshine 2. Zoom / FaceTime/ technology to stay connected with family but, also to set up some support systems 3. Always hot coffee 4. Setting up mum’s garden/ patio and remembering Dad 5. Access to a path along the river to walk …… This was not quite the way I envisioned

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Friday Gratitudes – the newly unemployed version

1. Laid off in the spring – more daylight hours and warmer days – 2. I get to create a new daily schedule 3. I live in a country / province where there are systems in place to assist us navigate these unprecedented times 4. I can now do our weekly shopping excursion on a

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Friday Gratitudes

1. More frequent conversations with my sisters 2. Warm apple crisp 3. Sitting in the warm sunshine in my jeep 4. Living in Canada 5. Mailing letters / cards – using my stationary stash This was a long week. So much has happened since Monday. So much information to absorb. Situation is fluid requiring each

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