Thursday, November 25, 2010

thanks...

it's Thanksgiving here in the U. S. of A. and i've got a lot to be thankful for... and so, a list (in no particular order)...


  • i am thankful that i got to spend Canadian Thanksgiving in Canada with my family last month
  • i am thankful that we'll have friends to share in our Thanksgiving feast here
  • i am thankful that my Grandad's cancer treatments are going well
  • i am thankful that the on-going saga of screw-ups by the former owner of our home appears to be coming to a close... or at least slowing down considerably!
  • i am thankful for the love and support of family and friends
  • i am thankful for the cool autumn weather
  • i am thankful for my nephews, in particular the safe arrival of the newest one a couple weeks ago
  • i am thankful that the toenails that turned purple and threatened to drop off after the Marine Corps Marathon are still hanging on
  • i am thankful for the neighbourhood cat who comes over to chat on my front steps every day
  • i am thankful for the orange bush blossoming in our meditation room
  • i am thankful for my relative good health
  • i am thankful for rediscovering old favourites... music, books & friends
  • i am thankful my sweetheart, who continues to challenge and support and love me
  • i am thankful for all this, and so much more...

eclectic soundtrack to my list of thanks:  Short Skirt/Long Jacket ~ Cake, Groove Is In The Heart ~ Deee-lite,  On My Way ~ Danny Michel, Island In The Sun ~ Weezer, I Don't Know ~ Ryan Bingham, Something Pretty ~ Patrick Park, Hold On Hold On ~ Neko Case, Don't Wait Too Long ~ Madeleine Peyroux, Ya Habibi ~ Alkisti Protopsalti, Waiting For The Miracle ~ Leonard Cohen, Me Gustas Tu ~ Manu Chao, New Shoes ~ Paolo Nutini, Craving (Bollywood Remix) ~ Tatu, Paper Planes ~ M.I.A., La Realite ~ Amadou et Mariam, 52 Pickup ~ Ballistic Mystic