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Gratitude Day 106

Today, I am grateful for memories (I think). “Memories are bullets. Some whiz by and only spook you. Others tear you open and leave you in pieces.”― Richard Kadrey, Kill the Dead I opened up facebook and it was full of memories of my Love Larry. A ‘battle of the bellies’ photo with pregnant Sarah (my daughter-in-love), reminiscent of the same photos taken with … Read More Gratitude Day 106

Musings Gratitude Day 102

Today I am grateful for Happiness, Peace, Love, & Joy In the early days of grief and mourning, happiness, peace, love, and joy were scarce commodities. As time passed, the sheer weight of the pain became too much to bear and the decision was made that I could not suffer anymore. I begin to look for pain relief from outside sources: Alcohol Sex Toxic … Read More Musings Gratitude Day 102

Musings Gratitude Day 100

Grateful for 100 days… Things I have learned from gratitude and grieving: Gratitude has taught me: “Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh Gratitude is good for my soul. On or about day 20 I felt a noticeable shift in my attitude. Finding something to be grateful for changes … Read More Musings Gratitude Day 100

Gratitude Day 96

Today I am grateful for My sister Linda Together since 21 September 1963 (her birthday), with much water under the bridge, I can truly say that I am thankful for my sister Linda. Growing up, we played, fought, and each found our place. I the rebel, she the perfectionist who called me out on my crap regularly (and I didn’t like it, not one … Read More Gratitude Day 96

Musings Gratitude Day 89

Today I am Grateful For: A wonderful weekend… That started out with meeting my friend at the hotel, dinner with heart shaped clouds, and then the main event: Metallica Drive-in concert with Nikki and her friends! Fun and much laughter ensued. Topped off by Sunday visit to Toledo to see Son, Daughter-in-love, and the grandlittles! I witnessed carpet “mowing” when the Mama was sweeping- … Read More Musings Gratitude Day 89

Musings Gratitude Day 68

Today I am grateful for time Yesterday I spent time with my Son and Daughter-in-love’s littlest littles! We drank dirt hot chocolate! Ate Minnie Mouse bacon: Learned how to ring the bell on the tricycle (you’re welcome!): And I got a ride on the back of my son’s Harley! Thanks for a wonderful day! Time passes by too quickly and we must grab each … Read More Musings Gratitude Day 68

Musings Gratitude Day 55

My Dad did nothing to elevate himself, for selflessness was a trait within himself that compelled him to live outside of himself. And while I doubt that he ever grasped the immensity of his selflessness as it was unleashed into the lives of his children, that forever unleashed life within us that is now being unleashed outside of us. —Craig D. Lounsbrough Today I … Read More Musings Gratitude Day 55