I am grateful for the feeling of bounty that comes with a big Costco run.

I am grateful for a late night snack i had with Farley, who was prowling around after bedtime. We had some farmers sausage and scrambled eggs. It was lovely.


I am grateful for a productive day with some unexpected, but navigable twists and turns.

I am grateful for Farley, who is a trooper in the face of adversity; and for cooper, who has grit and courage.

I am grateful for Greek takeout my folks brought over tonight.

I am grateful for a game of Pandemic tonight with them and Cooper. We won. It was fun.


I am grateful for so much dang bounty in my life that I do not know what to do with it all sometimes.

I am grateful for a minor dental procedure for Farley this morning that went so easily he was unaware that the tooth was out and it was over when the dentist was done.

I am grateful for my visiting folks, who came over for a nice supper of sloppy joes, which is something that I recall we had fairly regularly when I was a kid.


Ibam grateful for a walk too school with Farley this morning

I am grateful for time spent in the studio this afternoon.

I am grateful for time spent with Farley on our remote control boat project this evening.


I am grateful for a day full of putting paint on canvas, first at my home studio, then at the other one.

I am grateful for Coop’s Scout meeting. They made firestarters out of dryer lint, wood shavings, candle wicks, and melted wax and crayons. Fun stuff.