Category Archives: Thankful Thursdays

Thankful Thursday(s) #4.

Through sheer luck, most of us were born in relatively affluent and free countries. We were able to be educated, to get adequate nutrition, to drink clean water, to have the advantages that a large portion of the earth’s population does … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday(s) #3.

Humor. It is the thing that gets us through the trying moments. There was little or no humor in my home when I was growing up, probably a common situation in the rural Midwest. I was always amazed at the … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday(s) #2.

The Internet. I use it constantly. Email. If I don’t have someone’s email address, I tend to lose touch with them. Blog reading. I use Feedly, which is apparently part of Google ( what isn’t part of Google?). My feeds … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday(s) #1.

My family. Extended family was not particularly important to me when I was younger, but that has changed now that I have my own kids. My two boys keep me amused, and I delight in sending them stuff I think … Continue reading

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Ten on TuesdayThursday, the thankful edition.

I already had a post scheduled for Tuesday, so I am doing this on one The Real Day. Ten Things I Am Thankful For. The usuals: family, financial security, relatively good health, the good health insurance that keeps it that way; … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday: the real day edition.

This is a Thanksgiving tradition at our house. Back in the '70s and '80s and '90s we had to rely on KQRS, a Twin Cities radio station, to play it. Which they always did — it was their tradition, too. … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday, the TurkeyDay edition.

I am thankful there are organizations like the Salvation Army out there to help those who need it — to offer a meal, a helping hand, a job, counseling, rehab, a place to sleep, a blanket to keep warm, whatever … Continue reading

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Thursday.

It's NaNoBloPoMo, and that means it is time for… Thankful Thursdays! I did the NaNoBloPoMo thing in 2007 and 2008 and 2009, but I am not going to commit myself this year. Posting will happen when it happens. But I … Continue reading

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2009: That was the year that was.

January. Well, there was this (bad). And there was this (good) (from left, Wendy, me, Chris, and Susan). On the knitting front:   February. Good intentions.   Snow and cold. Knitting: March. Winter melted away. Knitting. April. Spring arrived in … Continue reading

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