I am grateful for a busy day, where everything went smoothly.
I am grateful for time spent watching my kids have fun ice skating together.
I am grateful for curling. I had no idea how much I’d enjoy it when I started, but it turns out, I really do.
Yesterday, I was grateful for a walk in pleasant weather with Julie and Farley, for delicious soup and bread that Julie made, and for a screening of The Goonies.
I am great for a walk to school with Farley this morning.
I am grateful for some time spent painting this afternoon.
I am grateful for a zoom call with a fun bunch of in-laws this evening. It was nice to see them all. It had been too long since we’d seen them before the pandemic, now it’s been even longer.
I am grateful for Julie’s aunt Peggy, who reports she reads these posts every time I write one, and Peggy’s daughter, who said she only said that because she wanted to be mentioned here.
I am grateful for the walk to school with Farley this morning.
I am grateful for time spent quietly painting in my studio.
I am grateful for Coop’s Scott meeting this evening, watching them build shelters with tarps, rope, and driftwood on the beach before capture the flag.
I am grateful for negative Covid tests, and a go ahead to send my kids back to school. Farley, Coop and I were never that sick, but these days, I didn’t want to take any chances when we all had symptoms of a mildly sore throat. I am grateful for some time with them at home, and tomorrow, I’ll be grateful for some time without them at home.
I am grateful for a productive day that included just a smidgen of time spent painting in my studio today.
I am grateful for a walk through the neighborhood after dinner with Julie and Farley this evening.
I am grateful for a Skype call I do with a bunch of old friends on Sunday mornings.
I am grateful for a telephone chat with my folks after that.
I am grateful for time spent watching my kids skating outdoors this afternoon in Langford. I managed to reserve the last 2 spots for them yesterday.
I am grateful for curling this evening. We had some great shots, and we were working well as a team.
I am grateful for not a single red light all the way from the curling club to Save On Foods. Also, I am grateful for online grocery shopping pickup bounty.
I am grateful for some practise curling this afternoon with my teammates.
I am grateful for a productive afternoon getting a bunch of errands done with my family.
I am grateful for part 2 of family fun night. Mid errands, we went for a quick walk at Langford Lake, then we got takeout, then watched the latest episode of the Mandalorian. Simple, but good.
I am grateful for time spent putting up Christmas lights with my lads today.
I am grateful for my job. Today I hit my goal for gross sales for the year, which I didn’t think I’d do earlier on when the pandemic started..
I am grateful for family fun night, my pick. Julie picked up some steaks and we made ourselves a fancy dinner, then the four of us went for a short walk after, using the excuse of mailing some letters. After that we came home and screened the Talking Heads film, Stop Making Sense. That’s some great music right there.
I have so much to be grateful for, it’s hard to know how to narrow it down. Any day I am on this side of the ground is good thing, and as good a place as any to start.
I am grateful for my family. We are healthy. We have our moments, but we all get along.
I am grateful for my job. I am a full time artist.
I am grateful for a chat with my old friend Armando today.
I am grateful for spanikopita from the Fig with Julie today