Thursday, November 27, 2008

Much to be thankful for

G'day all!

This is our second Thanksgiving in the States. This year I noticed a greater theme of thankfulness here - I guess the financial meltdown has given people some reminders about priorities....

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(Pics are all a year old, from our Thanksgiving trip to Minnesota. Kudos to those who know where in MN!)

So what am I thankful for? Pretty much everything except the zit that is trying to erupt on my cheek. We have a roof over our heads, we can pay the bills, we can afford to eat well, I can indulge myself in my hobbies and make enough money each month to pay for most of my yarn and fleece habit (except oopsies like Rhinebeck).

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I am thankful for good friends who invite us into their houses and feed us, and offer us a place to stay,
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who share their lives with us, and provide pets for us to pat and play with.
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We tend to forget our good fortune, ignoring our blessings and hoarding our miseries close to our chests, forgetting kindnesses and the beautiful world around us.
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What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving, even if, like us, you aren't American?

anon!

1 comment:

  1. For lovely caring kind friends like you!

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