Thursday, November 28, 2013

Thankful Thursday ~ Thanksgiving edition

Today I am thankful

...for a comfortable albeit chaotic home that can host my whole family, 

...a new oven, and my first-ever turkey that turned out nearly perfect.  

...for a newly discovered pinot grigio that was super cheap at Trader Joes. 

...for music, parades and the tears I shed while watching marching bands and the Rockettes.  

...for family and friends-old and new.  

...for good health, even though I so easily neglect daily habits that I know would help keep me healthy. 

...for my amazing husband who washed every dish in the sink on Thanksgiving Day. (and most other days)   

...for all the other grownups in my children's lives -teachers, coaches, youth leaders, friend's parents who love them like their own.  

…for a God who doesn't give up on me even when I can so easily go a whole day without acknowledging Him. 

Friday, November 1, 2013

quotables from "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown"...

Never jump into a pile of leaves with a wet sucker. ~Linus

I don't mind your dishonesty half as much as I mind your opinion of me.  ~Charlie Brown 

You must have been put on the wrong list.  ~Lucy

I got a rock.  ~ Charlie Brown

I have a reputation to think of you know.  ~Sally

Well, that's nothing compared to the fury of a woman who has been cheated out of trick-or-treats.  ~Linus

There are three things I have learned never to discuss with people: Religion, politics and the Great Pumpkin. ~Linus

A person should always choose a costume which is in direct contrast to her own personality.  ~ Lucy


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