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Gratitude

Every day I think of what I'm grateful for.  Since tomorrow is Thanksgiving, I thought I'd share my extra long list with you.

  1. my so very sweet boyfriend
  2. the Zen Buddhist Temple
  3. my wonderful business partner Susan, who's good at doing things I'm not, and is so creative!
  4. all of my friends
  5. knitting
  6. spinning
  7. my spinning wheel
  8. that I still have a job
  9. that I have a home
  10. that I've managed to go this long without turning my furnace on (though I don't think I'll be able to go much longer)
  11. my comfortable bed with warm covers
  12. my hot water bottle
  13. tea
  14. wool
  15. sheep
  16. color
  17. the kind people who buy my yarn and fiber
  18. clean water right from my faucet
  19. my rabbits
  20. rabbits everywhere
  21. thrift stores
  22. tofu and veggies in peanut sauce
  23. chana masala
  24. apples (especially Fuji and Gala!)
  25. my computer
  26. the internet
  27. every day I don't have a migraine
  28. Havi (and Selma!)
  29. that I finally had the guts to cut my hair really short (I cut it 1/4" long a couple weeks ago.  It's grown a bit since then.  I got my camera out to take a picture, but my battery is dead.)
  30. that I can wear hats without them messing up my hair now. 
  31. hats!
  32. oatmeal.  I always thought I didn't like oatmeal, but it turns out I just wasn't cooking it right.
  33. raisins
  34. Knitty
  35. Ravelry
  36. Artisan Knitworks
  37. trees
  38. chipmunks
  39. hummingbirds
  40. AATA
  41. yoga
  42. raspberries
  43. chickpeas
  44. falafel
  45. hummus
  46. tabbouleh
  47. moo shu vegetables
  48. ducks
  49. ferns
  50. daffodils
  51. the worms in my compost bin
  52. the worms in my garden
  53. that I can walk
  54. that I can see
  55. that I can hear
  56. that my brain works, mostly
  57. laughter
  58. squirrels
  59. butterflies
  60. dragonflies
  61. damselflies
  62. fireflies
  63. bees
  64. sedum
  65. purple coneflowers
  66. goldfinches
  67. black-eyed susans
  68. woodpeckers
  69. chickadees
  70. Skin Horse
  71. Narbonic
  72. Sheldon
  73. Unshelved
  74. Everyday Heroes
  75. beautiful fall foliage
  76. rivers
  77. frogs
  78. turtles
  79. swans
  80. herons
  81. geese
  82. all the friendly cats in my life
  83. all the friendly dogs I know
  84. garlic
  85. tomatoes
  86. eggplant
  87. good bread
  88. meditation
  89. being alive
  90. whoever invented knitting
  91. whoever figured out how to knit socks.  Seriously.  Whoever figured out how to do heels for the first time was a genius.
  92. ginger
  93. vegan carrot cake
  94. bagels
  95. peanut butter
  96. rice noodles
  97. rice
  98. my stove
  99. sidewalks
  100. sleep

And that's what I'm going to do.

(Amazing how many of these have to do with fiber, food, and nature, isn't it?)