There is ALWAYS Something to be Thankful for…

Hello Friends!

I hope my fellow Americans enjoyed a wonderful and relaxing Thanksgiving holiday with loving friends and family.  We had a nice family gathering at our home with many laughs, hugs and plenty of good food. Life is hectic at times…and it always feels so good to take a break from the craziness and reflect on the good in your life.

Today’s post is just a reminder, that we all have something to be thankful for…and it is so important not to lose sight of that.

I thought I would share 10 pics of some of the many things I am thankful for in my life:

Adventures. This picture was taken at an elephant sanctuary in Thailand. I fed, washed and rode this elephant (bareback)–a very out of the box experience that I will never forget. Elephants are soulful creatures.


Maine: Walking on the Marginal Way in Ogunquit, one can not help but feel thankful for the beauty. Maine is my happy place.

marginal way

Hydrangeas in Nantucket. These beauties get me every time with their gorgeousness!


Lucy.  She is a crazy chocolate lab…but has taught me more about unconditional love than any human could.


B12.  The fluid in this vial makes its way into my thigh every month. Due to an intestinal resection, I need monthly B12 injections. I do this by myself.  You think it would get easier (it doesn’t)…but I am grateful for the energy and health it provides my body.


Being married to my best friend.  Most thankful that our paths crossed. He is the ying (calm) to my yang (crazy).  And, sometimes, but less frequently, I am the ying to his yang. 🙂


Nature. There are so many wonders in this world…many in your own backyard. Keep wandering…


Dark chocolate. No need to explain, right? Love this stuff!


Exercise.  I feel very grateful that I can move my body like I do. Stretching, lifting weights, walking or running.


Three kids that are decent, smart, loving, and kind.


What are you thankful and grateful for?