Here it is folks, our First Annual Gratitudes List! Please remember to jot down a few of the things that you are grateful for and put them in the comments - we really want to hear from you.
“It’s not happiness that brings us gratitude. It’s gratitude that brings us happiness.” Anonymous
As promised last week, here’s our joint list of gratitudes. Our hope is that you take a few minutes and write your own long list of things for which you are grateful.
Here are a few of the things Pam is so very grateful for:
My children - all of them in my patchwork family.
My sweetheart, who is my partner and playmate.
My dear sweet friends who make sense of the world for me.
My babylicious grandson, aka, littlest guru or Mr. Wonderful!
Hiking and enjoying the bountiful beauty that nature has to offer.
I’m grateful for you, Dear Reader!
I’m grateful for Perfect Avocado Retreats, it’s the work that keeps me in the work!
To be in Santa Fe for the month and the ability to take advantage of this opportunity.
My new ankle-sprain-defying hiking boots!
My early Christmas backpack!
Mudwtr! Love this stuff!
Wine, oh yes, dear wine.
Yoga, for which I set the intention to be grateful for my body, which allows me to do yoga!
Mexican food. I know there are other kinds of food, but I frickin’ love Mexican food!
Blue skies and sunny days.
The smell of cloves.
The sound of laughter, all of them. I’m thinking of that song from Mary Poppins.
My ‘big softie’ - a super soft giant red fleece blanket.
Wholesome murder mysteries.
Popcorn with lots of butter and nutritional yeast! The taste and the smell and the crunch.
Noise reducing headphones!
So grateful for the color pink.
My wireless speaker.
Lowell George, Little Feat and the Waiting for Columbus album. Best live album ever.
Cross country skiing.
Jokes! The cornier the better.🤣
Books - and by extension, authors and my Kindle.
The Hidden Brain podcast Hidden Brain podcast and my secret crush, Shankar Vedantum.
My Bonair mop thingy that makes cleaning so much easier than mopping.
The New York Times📰
National Public Radio
So grateful for my pretty, high quality super soft pajamas. They make me feel ‘dressed for bed’.
My doctors that are so accessible and helpful.
All the love in my life.💖
Amy's list of gratitides
My relationship with my daughter
My morning routine
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Sally my ex-Mother-in-law
My Dutch Family
Video chats with my daughter
Well made cocktails
Long summer days
Gluten free bakeries
Expat Facebook groups
Bad reality TV
Falcon Ridge memories
Blue spruce xmas trees
Perfect Avocado readers and followers
Georgia’s adopted families and my adoptive kids (the village that helps raise our kids)
Lyme literate doctors
Alternative healing modalities
My orange bike
My silver hair
Kim’s help with my storage purge
So many friends supporting me in making this big move
Noise canceling headphones while flying