I think I would have to say that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday...if only it lasted longer than one day! Sometimes I think it actually gets forgotten...no sooner do the fall decorations start to show up, than they are replaced by Christmas ones. That bugs me!!
But no matter what I see when I drive past the outlets, or no matter what songs I hear on the radio...I can still be thankful as often as I'd like! Here are just a few things on my thankful list...
I am thankful for...
...a hubby who loves me (us)...who enjoys the simple things in life and the value of hard work.
...our kiddos...both teenagers now who might not like to be called "kiddos" but I'm their Mom, so I'll call them that as long as I want to!
...healthy bodies that can heal. After a freak incident in the barn that left me with a slightly separated shoulder and very sore muscles for almost two weeks, today I can say that I feel almost 100% again!
...my food co-op friends. Two nights a week, I don't have to think about what to make for supper. Loving this!
...our Church family...listening...learning...being real...working hard together
...our two teenage neighbor boys who spent thirteen (yes, thirteen) hours raking leaves and cleaning up the yard at our rental property (without complaint...at least not to me!!)
...dogs that don't roam the neighborhood (although they do dig holes all over the yard)
...a hot shower
...our kids' friends
...that I mowed the yard today for the last time in 2012, at least I hope so!
...that our kids enjoy being with their cousins...all of them!
...warm, soft, playful, sweet kitties that have good motors in them
...that our families both live (mostly) nearby
...gourmet cheese potatoes (can you tell what I'm making for our feast tomorrow?)
And the list goes on...and on...too many things to mention...some of them seem a little silly...but there's no better time to think of all the things we have to be thankful for. Every day.
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
What are some of the things you are thankful for?