I really enjoy this meme. It draws me back into the ever needed attitude of gratitude. This is hosted by Susanne at Living to Tell the Story. It is easy to play, you just talk about 5 of your favorite things.
So onto to my five favorites of this week.
1. Internet Access: I know I said the same thing last time, but there is a new spin to this. Since my life can be nomadic, my sweet husband has done something to make my life easier. He has gotten me a tether system to tie in with my cell phone so I can get internet access anywhere from my cell phone. How cool is that? He has overlooked the lame dinners, my neglecting him regularly and my new-found love for blogging. He is just too sweet. Which leads to my next favorite.
2. My husband: I tell him all the time he is my favorite husband. He really is. He is my only husband so he is like the homeschool valedictorian. He wins by default. He doesn't like it when I blog about how wonderful he is, so I must be brief.
Maybe he won't be able to see this small print. The Gman is very detailed oriented and many times he makes quite an extra effort to make sure I am comfortable. Like this sweet note put in two locations. He didn't want me to accidentally burn myself. He had turned up the hot water, to try to trickle warm water into our swimming pool. He only told me about this 3 times. Then as I was getting in the shower, I noticed this on the floor. Way too sweet and doting....
3 Our swimming pool After staring out my kitchen window at this eyesore, it is finally up and running. I know I have whined about this and you have probably gotten out your finger violins and made fun of me. The sounds of the kids playing and splashing gave me hope for a nice spring. I am thankful for the new liner, the pool people, and great water pressure.
4 Czech Chick Now since bloggers, who may never get famous someday, must use nicknames to protect privacy, this is my latest nickname. She is called Czech Chick, because she is from the Czech Republic. But the reason she's on my fave 5 list, is she makes me look so good. No, she is not my personal trainer or hairdresser. She is just a humble servant of the Most High. CC called this morning, we were brainstorming a very difficult Sunday School lesson. She put my brain back on right and helped me solve world problems. One child at a time. She is the person who puts together these amazing crafts and activities for my Sunday School class. I teach the sweet children and the parents think I labor for hours. Once in a while, I let the truth slip out. But what Czech Chick has done is delivered me from Saturday afternoons in the never ending purgatory of preparing crafts. My right hand thanks her. My kids and my husband thank her. We all know what that means. More time to blog.
5. Day Care Lady Another blog nick-name. This is someone who was my co-worker 19 years ago and we have remained friends since. She is the type of friend, I can go without seeing for a few months and just pick back up where we left off. She's also an all boy mom like myself. We share war stories. Another thing about my buddy: I count on her in a pinch and she can count on me. I was able to fill in at her daycare today and she blessed me unbelievably. She lent me all of the supplies I need for our Sunday School field day of fun. Yes, she may be guilty of aiding and abetting my procrastination, but I love and appreciate her. She is the type of buddy I could borrow her Coach bag without embarrassment. We all need pals like her. I could go on and on about how encouraging and kind she is. "A friend loveth at all times." That she is.
What are some of your favorites?
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