Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Art of Gratefulness – Day 8

OK here we are – day eight of this gratefulness study.  Twenty-two more to go.  Getting tired of it yet?  Wondering “When is she going to get to the good stuff?  You know, poignant descriptions of domestic violence. Pithy comments … Continue reading

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The Art of Gratefulness – Day 7

I’m seven days into this exercise and already I feel it’s impact.  It’s not that I’m all “OM” or anything.  I still get pissed-off.  But I feel more aware of what’s happening in my life.  I am continually on the … Continue reading

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The Art of Gratefulness – Day 6

I ran late this morning, very late.  I missed my train.  That means I will probably have to stay later tonight.  Normally, I would be highly stressed that, as I drove the road to the train station, I could see … Continue reading

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The Art of Gratefulness – Day 5

This morning I left the house a little earlier so I could vote.  We have a hotly contested race for First Selectman here in my little piece of Connecticut.  There was a time not too long ago when I could … Continue reading

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The Art of Gratefulness – Day 4

Today I am grateful that my husband is working from home. The dogs have his company all day and I have it this evening. When I get home, he will have dinner started and a cocktail waiting. I am grateful … Continue reading

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Patience

A chilly wind blew through and the giddy, swirling, confetti leaves dropped to their destiny weaving a fire-hued carpet on the cold, damp ground. And the trees stood bare-boned, having lost their coats of many colors, reaching their skeleton fingers … Continue reading

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The Art of Gratefulness – Day 3

This Japanese Maple was planted by my husband when he built our house in the 80’s. Originally, it was in front of the house. When we did renovations a few years ago, it had to be moved so we could … Continue reading

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The Art of Gratefulness – Day 2

Today is another easy day. First of all, it’s Saturday. Who is not grateful for the weekend? But today had lots of extras. 1. I slept through the night. As I’ve gotten older, getting a full night’s sleep is an … Continue reading

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The Art of Gratefulness

I know of several people who are planing to use the month of November to practice the art of gratefulness. The idea is to take a few moments each day, contemplate what we have to be grateful for and then … Continue reading

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