Category Archives: Gratitude

Thank You, Thank You

Last Sunday night I finally finished writing the thank-you notes for the baby shower. I had had to do most of the writing at night after work, which wasn’t fun. Personalizing them took forever. I also didn’t want to waste … Continue reading

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Car Talk

I am grateful for my car. There hasn’t been a lot of gratitude around here lately and I’ve been really feeling the lack. My life has changed so much over the last year and I’m not entirely comfortable yet with … Continue reading

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Thanks!

I got my camera back today. I’m as thrilled as an actress who has just received an Oscar for best performance in a leading role. I want to thank Canon U.S.A. for making such a good camera and for fixing … Continue reading

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Teamwork

My Faithful Reader said a nice thing to me the other day. After managing to rent both empty apartments in our building, he told me that it was all because of me. I had insisted on moving, even though I … Continue reading

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The Cats Make Me Crazy

Living in an unfinished house, we’ve had to make some arrangements that aren’t ideal. For example, we currently have our three cats locked up in one room. Believe me, I’ve strained my brain to come up with a better solution, … Continue reading

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Free Association

My father always jokes that free food doesn’t taste as good. In the rare cases when he dislikes his dinner, he’ll ask my mother, who does all the shopping, if the main ingredient was buy-one-get-one-free, or fifty percent off, or … Continue reading

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Purrfect

My Faithful Reader asked me today if I was happy with the name we had given our cat, Peeps. I said I was. Just a few hours later, she let out the most beautiful peep I had ever heard, so … Continue reading

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Almost Two and No Thanks

My Faithful Reader and I have yet to write thank-you notes for our wedding gifts. The amount of time that has elapsed is more that what is allowed by etiquette. Etiquette shmetiquette. I don’t care about “the rules” in this … Continue reading

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Baby Blues

First, I want to wag the Dumb Toe of Ugliness at the adoption system in this country. For shame! It is a sick system indeed that gives adoptive parents a newborn for almost two months then says, “Oh, by the … Continue reading

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Seeds for Snack

I am grateful for roasted squash seeds. How nice to find out that you can roast the seeds of other winter squashes besides pumpkin! We tried butternut, buttercup, and acorn squash seeds. They were all tasty and slightly reminiscent of … Continue reading

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