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Gratitude list.

The world is as it is. Donald Trump is being Donald Trump. America slides ever closer to losing the tattered remains of our democracy. Europe is a mess. Russia is trying to wreck our elections. People are becoming entrenched in … Continue reading

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Fifty things…

It’s been a while since I did one of these things. I am thankful for: 1. Starbucks Venti Decaf No Whip Mocha made with Coconut Milk and Sugar-Free Hazelnut Syrup. 2. That I have a couple of weeks free. 3. … Continue reading

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Lists.

Okay, so I’m struggling with this.  It is the time of year to reflect on all the things I’ve done wrong in my life. (This hits me in summer, moreso than my birthday or New Year’s. Summer has always been … Continue reading

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On this day, I give thanks for… [50 things, in no particular order]

Starbucks Venti Nonfat No Whip Decaf Salted Carmel Mochas. That I do not  have to worry about having a roof over my head. That I have enough food to eat on a regular basis. Turkey sandwiches with stuffing and cranberry … Continue reading

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Random thoughts.

I realize that my posts the past few days have been rambling and somewhat incoherent — certainly not my best work.  (See previous post on things I am thankful for: hydrocodone.)  Writing does give me something other than watching television … Continue reading

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Twenty Things I’m Grateful For.

In no particular order: Good insurance, which means that that little fall I took on Sunday is not going to cost me thousands of dollars in ER and doctor fees. My doctor of 20 years, who completely and totally rocks. … Continue reading

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Things I am thankful for, 2012 edition.

My annual list of 50 things, great and small, important and not,  that I give thanks for.  In absolutely no significant order: The Big Bang Theory. The Next Iron Chef. Alton Brown’s turkey brine recipe. Cranberry pineapple sauce. Cornbread stuffing. … Continue reading

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An occasional list of things I am grateful for.

For light rail trains with free WiFi.For pub trivia.For Veronica, my favorite bartender/waitress.That Railfan found a date to the prom, and that they had a very nice time..That The Red-Headed Menace’s AP is over so he can stop stressing about … Continue reading

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Meta-gratitude.

I was looking through all my thanksgiving posts, to see what things occurred more than once.  I came up with a list of the things I am most frequently thankful for.  In no particular order: The color blue.My family.Health insurance.The … Continue reading

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Gratitude posts.

As part of my recovering from my awful April — more accurately my awful mid-March to late April — I have decided that there were a lot of posts that I needed to look at from time to time to … Continue reading

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Today’s mantra…

Be Here Now. Be present in the moment, and do not fear about the future. Do not ruminate about the past. Find what is good in your life and concentrate on that. I have had a bad afternoon, and a … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving.

Things I have to be thankful for: The boys: the Not-So-Little Drummer Boy, the Wrestler, the Red-Headed Menace, and the Rocket Scientist. That I don’t have to worry about having a roof over my head or food to feed my … Continue reading

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