Thursday, November 26, 2009

Thanksgiving

I had a rough night last night, woke up feeling queasy, and have a fridge full of ingredients that I am supposed to recipize. Naturally, I decided to use my blogger dashboard to check out of reality for a few minutes and several of you had posted things you are genuinely thankful for. I figure it won't hurt me to do the same.

I am thankful for:
  • a home that is only 800 square feet so the possibility exists that I will be able to keep it clean
  • a spouse who merely raises an eyebrow when I announce I will no longer be requiring shampoo
  • parents who I want to call, and not only on the holidays when I am expected to
  • siblings who know all my flaws and find most of them wildly entertaining
  • in-laws who make me wonder what is going on in other families where in-law jokes make sense
  • ingredients and enough know-how to reasonably expect the recipes to end up successful
  • a yard big enough for a garden
  • old friends I love so much that thinking about how they are reunionating this weekend without me causes actual physical pain
  • newer friends who the promise of spending time with gets me out of bed sometimes
  • the means to keep in touch with so many more friends than I could without a phone and internet
  • a body whose health makes me intolerant of even a belly ache
  • a job where I get paid to do something I would happily do for free
  • the books I've read and the people I've known without which I wouldn't be any fun at all

Thanks!

2 comments:

Jen said...

Very nice list.

Carrie K said...

I like this. Thank you!
PS What's your job?