Gratitude

Well I am as grateful as all heck for a kind woman who called me to let me know she’d found my wallet before I’d noticed I was missing it. That could’ve been a much worse day!

I am grateful for time spent painting.

I am grateful for a fine dinner together with my family.

Gratitude

I am grateful for a full day.

I am grateful for a day with my spouse, sans kids, to rearrange, sort, and build a bunch of stuff in our kitchen to improve it’s utility. Less clutter! More countertop! Sublime!

I am grateful for a screening of the film, 3 Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. It was a great show.

I am grateful for dinner out before picking up our kids at the ferry.

I am grateful to have those jokers back in the house. It was nice to have some time with just Julie, and now it’s nice to have them home, sleeping in their beds.

Gratitude

I am grateful for an installed dishwasher in a cabinet I made, and the time to finish that project off today kid free; because those guys are hanging out with Nana and Pop today.

I am grateful for take out Indian food with Julie at home tonight.

I am grateful for Loving Vincent, a feature length animated movie made entirely of hand-painted frames. The story was a bit slow at times, but it was amazing to watch. It’s on Netflix right now, in case you are interested.

Gratitude

I am grateful for not one, but TWO painting sales today.

I am grateful for time spent painting.

I am grateful for a visit for my parents in law and Julie at the hotel.

I am grateful for Cooper’s presentation at the end of his week at Musical Theatre Camp. I thought he was spectacular!

I am grateful for dinner out with my in-laws before they left for Vancouver with Farley and Coop for the weekend.

I am grateful for the successful installation of our new dishwasher this evening.

Gratitude

I am grateful for time spent painting today.

I am grateful for the arrival of our new dishwasher, safe and sound. The last 2 arrived damaged and had to be sent back. It’s been a long time since our last one gave up the ghost, and holy shemoly, this family can generate A LOT of dirty dishes!

Gratitude

I am grateful for some time spent painting this afternoon.

I am grateful for reconnections with 2 people today; a friend’s mother who I hadn’t seen for a long time, and a colleague I spent A LOT of time on the phone with on many projects through the years before he moved on to another industry.

I am grateful for a bloom on a sunflower, standing tall at about 8 feet off the ground, that Cooper initially planted at a Cub meeting back in June.

Gratitude

I am grateful for time spent painting today.

I am grateful for lunch with Julie at the Hotel.

I am grateful for a visit from friends of my parents, nice folks who have known me since early childhood, and a touchstone for me.

I grateful for an impromptu soccer game of kids against dads in my neighbour’s backyard.

I am grateful for time spent watching Westwod with Julie.

Gratitude

Well, I am grateful for an action packed weekend. And work packed. Also getting stuff around the house done packed, hanging out with kids packed, and socializing with firiends packed, too.

I am grateful for supper with my old pal Ryan and his two kiddos at our house tonight. It gets harder and harder to make new old friends, so I treasure the time I get with the ones I have.

Also, I am grateful because we BBQ’d up a storm, and ate like kings.