Thursday, November 27, 2008

Thankful . . .

As we work our way toward the end of 2008, I've been reflecting back over the year. And I'll admit that for the most part, it's been a pretty crappy one. I've had lots of things go wrong this year, and so have many of the people I care about. So when we ring in 2009 in just 34 days, I'll be glad to bid farewell to 2008.

But today is not about dwelling on the things that have gone wrong. And I'm glad, because I have so much in my life that I am thankful for.

My wonderful husband.
My family.
My friends, both in real life and on-line. And especially those who now fall into both categories.
My cute little house, filled with warmth and love and plenty healthy foods.  (And sometimes some not so healthy foods too!)
The four months I got to spend owning the best kitty in the world.
Having the supplies I need to manage my diabetes the very best that I can.
My yarn. I am so thankful for all my pretty yarn.

On this Thanksgiving, be sure to take special notice of all the things in your life that make you thankful. Never, ever take anything for granted.

Happy Thanksgiving to all!


kathy b said...

Great message. Way to think positive my friend. !!! im thankful for Fireman and Al and Zach. THankful for Huck, and the 3 kitties. Thankful my parents are alive to join us tonight! THankful none of us have to work today

Nathalie said...

I am thankful for friends like you. And I am hoping that 2009 will be just awesome for you and pea. Hugs

The A.D.D. Knitter said...

Happy Thanksgiving, Karen!

Sonya said...

Happy Thanksgiving, Karen! I know what you mean; I was happy to bid crappy 2007 goodbye. Here's to a fabulous 2009!

Melissa said...

Happy Thanksgiving!!
I wish you all the best in the upcoming 2009!

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