Here is my Lenten Week 2 offering, three things I am thankful for each day. Some days this is more challenging than others, but it’s making me notice the small things around me. Here goes…
2/29/12 . I am thankful
for iPhones. 4/5 of us now have them!
I saved that Snickers bar from the other day to finish today.
When I make a new healthy recipe and the pan is empty at the end of dinner!
3/1/12 I am thankful
Tara made varsity soccer at LZHS!!
Devon loved her volleyball season, despite their win record.
A family looks to be moving into the house next door, empty since last summer.
3/2/12 I am thankful
I had a few hours to start on the tax prep for the accountant.
For two hours home by myself, to watch whatever movie I choose.
Work colleagues have become friends.
3/3/12 I am thankful
Tara got accepted into National Honor Society!
For the beauty of snow.
3/4/12 I am thankful for
An evening with a fire, no tv, catching up.
Bob’s coaching season is over. And Ronan got to play one game with Bob’s team this morning, before his own game.
3/5/12 I am thankful
Bob got his 10 year all-clear from cancer!
For the first fat robin, sitting outside my office window.
For the smell and taste of freshly-baked chocolate chip banana bread.
3/6/12 I am thankful
for 67 ° blue sky days in Chicago, the first week in March. Sublime.
I live in a school district that shows the film “Race to Nowhere” to open dialogue with people in the community about our education system.
For homemade Asian spring rolls (by us). Yum!