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NoThanks – Day Twenty-One

Tonight I am thankful for good friends. This afternoon I got to hang out with my friend, Cristie, her darling baby, Corbin, and her menagerie of birds and dogs. Simon the parrot spent a good deal of my visit sitting on one¬†shoulder or another and talking into my ear. The last time I saw Cristie…

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NoThanks – Day Twenty

Today I’m thankful for… I’m not exactly sure. Oh, there’s plenty I’m extremely grateful for. It’s not like I can’t think of anything. It’s just that I’m so hopping furious right now it’s hard to land on something good. You see, I have this friend. In fact, I have these two friends. They’re a mother…

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NoThanks – Day Nineteen

Tonight I’m thankful for a great celebration of the anniversary of my 39th birthday! The morning didn’t start out so well. I had planned to leave early so I could stop by Starbuck’s and get my complimentary birthday beverage. Everything was running on schedule, but I didn’t account for my chatty family. Or the loose…

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NoThanks – Day Eighteen

Today I’m thankful for lazy Sunday afternoons, delightful naps and the comfort of having everybody under the same roof. These are a few of my favorite things.

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NoThanks – Day Sixteen

Today I’m thankful for reserves. As in underwear reserves. You know. That pair you don’t really like, but you keep for emergencies such as when you have run out of clean bloomers. What I refer to as auxiliary choners. I was glad to have such a backup this morning so I didn’t have to wear…

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NoThanks – Day Fifteen

Today I’m thankful for children who can drive. This morning I texted Katie a short list of grocery items we needed to make a sweet potato casserole for her bible study group and mini cheesecakes for a fundraiser on Saturday. Early this afternoon I texted her with a request to get some coffee for work…

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NoThanks – Day Fourteen

Today I am thankful for busyness. If you know me, I mean really know me, you know I don’t like busy. Too much busy makes me crazy and then I start feeling overwhelmed and I just want to run away and hide in the back of my closet. Not on the side with the shoes…

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NoThanks – Day Thirteen

I’m thankful for access to medicines. I had plans for this evening. Plans that included a little housework and a lot of blogging. Instead I came home from work about 15 minutes early with an excruciating headache. The kind of headache that required medicinal intervention and a rest in the bed for 45 minutes or…

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