Bloganuary the Tenth

Welcome back to Bloganuary, the daily encouragement from WordPress for bloggers to post something each day. If you want to participate in Bloganuary, just click here! Today’s prompt asks the question: What are 5 things you're grateful for today? I know I should call this a great reminder that life doesn't suck 100% of the time. That … Continue reading Bloganuary the Tenth


Question of the Week #254

How frequently do you express gratitude about your life? This is sort of a follow up from last week's question... Fitting, with this Thursday being Thanksgiving and all. And I mean real Thanksgiving. Not whatever the Canadians do back in October.** I'll admit, I don't express gratitude as often as I should. I know that … Continue reading Question of the Week #254

Thank You Notes

Under normal circumstances, it would be safe to say that these are very uncertain times in the life of our country. But these are not normal circumstances. It's safe to say that these are very uncertain times in the life of our planet. So I thought I'd take some time to say thank you to … Continue reading Thank You Notes

So It Turns Out I Did Have a Surprise Birthday Party…

It was just planned for a week after my birthday. Let's call this post a retraction of sorts. Remember how, a month prior to my birthday, I said that I wasn't having a party? I was certain that nothing would be happening on my behalf because none of my closest friends live nearby and my family, … Continue reading So It Turns Out I Did Have a Surprise Birthday Party…


Y'all... I got nothing today. I don't know what it is. Writer's block? A slight inability to properly express gratitude? I started out this post trying to come up with a list of 100 things I'm thankful for. I got to ten. Then I started trying to write something about whether or not we, as … Continue reading Thankful…

Question of the Week #106

Do you usually make a special effort to thank someone who does you a favor? How do you react when you aren't thanked for going out of your way for someone? Usually? Sure. Nothing wrong with saying thank you to someone. There's nothing to it. But I don't think that actually takes special effort. So … Continue reading Question of the Week #106

Ten Years Later

Last year, I shared about the night my father passed away. I wrote about the day leading up to that difficult night and the emotions I felt upon hearing the news. This year, ten years after losing Dad, I want to say thank you to the people who surrounded me in the days and weeks … Continue reading Ten Years Later