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.

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

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

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

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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.

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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. 🙂

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

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

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

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

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What are you thankful and grateful for?