Gratitude

I am grateful for time spent on my trailer today, getting stuff finished up before the spray foam insulation is installed tomorrow.

I am grateful for dinner outside with everyone, steaks off the BBQ, and beans and potatoes that Julie made with herbs from the garden. Felt pretty fancy for a weeknight.

Gratitude

I am grateful for tacos Julie brought home for lunch.

I am grateful for dinner outside with the family, and for some time spent playing Kan Jam with Farley this evening.

I am grateful for Cooper. He’s a thoughtful generous kid, and came up with a nice gesture for his peer group to do for a couple members of it.

I am grateful for time spent watching telly with Julie this evening.

Gratitude

I am grateful for cookies Cooper made for me this morning. No kidding, they were the best peanut cookies I have ever tasted.

I am grateful for time spent chatting with friends via zoom this morning.

I am grateful for phone conversations with two important dads I know: my own father, and my brother. I talked to my mother, too.

I am grateful for time spent working on my trailer.

I am grateful for breakfast sandwiches Julie made for us.

I am grateful for a nap after all that.

I am grateful for time spent swimming in Elk lake with my family this afternoon, and for chance meetings there with a few folks we know.

I am grateful for takeout from Subway in our backyard, and a few games of Kan Jam, which is the finest frisbee based game there is, and what I received as a Father’s Day gift today.

I am grateful time spent batting around a badminton birdie with friends this evening.

Gratitude

I am grateful for time spent working on my trailer project.

I am grateful for Farley’s baseball game. Cooper did announcements and ran the scoreboard. Farley ran in 2 runs and had some great plays on the infield. We ran into and visited with neighbours. It was a spectacular social event, after a dearth of social events.

I am grateful for family fun. Night part 2: Julie’s pick. We made nachos for dinner, then played a little bit of Myst, wherein we had a breakthrough and made it to a new, cool world.

Gratitude

I am grateful for dinner outside in our backyard this evening.

I am grateful for a nice walk at Beaver Lake this evening with Cooper and his Scout troop.

I am grateful for time spent watching telly with Julie this evening.

Gratitude

I am grateful for a strong relationship between my kids. They each drive each other nuts sometimes, but they really enjoy each other, too, and they usually figure out their differences and how to get along and move forward. It’s wonderful to watch and be a part of.

I am grateful for all kinds of progress on my trailer. It’s getting close to finished. Better be, because I want to go camping in it soon!

I am grateful for time spent watching telly with Julie this evening.

Gratitude

I am grateful for a walk to school with Farley this morning.

I am grateful for a brief phone chat with my brother this morning.

I am grateful for dessert in our front yard with our neighbour, who regaled us with interesting tales of his travels when he worked on tall ships, ferries, and freighters.

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I am grateful for some great steps forward on the trailer project. I applied seam tape and special RV roof paint to it today. Now, I don’t have to worry as much about what might happen if it rains.

I am grateful for supper Julie made.

I am grateful for a playdate Farley was happy to attend when our 4 year old neighbour asked him over.

I am grateful for our air conditioning.

I am grateful for a soak in the hot tub this evening with Julie.

Gratitude

I am grateful for terrific progress on the trailer today. I am looking forward to getting it to a state where I can think about some of the other facets of my life soon, like personal relationships with other people like family and friends, and also my career.

I am grateful for time spent Battleship with Farley. He walloped me.

I am grateful for supper together.

I am grateful for time with my kiddos at bedtime. Tonight we listened to some history about Martin Van Buren.

I am grateful for time spent watching telly with Julie after the kids were in bed.