Wednesday, November 24

Have You Told Someone...

You're thankful for them? It's something we don't do enough of, in my opinion, so we instituted a family tradition a couple of Thanksgiving's ago. We go around the table, pick one person and tell they why we are thankful for them/why we appreciate them. It was a little weird the first year, the second was better and we've got it down pat now. It's my favorite part of Thanksgiving. And I know we're not at the table, but here are some things (and people, too) that I'm thankful for this year.
The DH - who still loves me after 10 years of marriage and general nuttiness...who encourages me when I'm down, holds my hand over rejections and celebrates the good stuff. I love you.
My CPs - you know who you are. You make me a better writer by pointing out weaknesses and strengths in my writing. I wouldn't have a chance without you guys - you're worth your weight in gold...
This Country - where people are encouraged to strike out on their own and live their dreams. I've been freelancing successfully for 18 months now, and it's better than I ever imagined. Underneath an American sky anything can happen!
Family and Friends - I hope all of you are as blessed as I am with friends and family who run to your side when you need a hand up.
What are you thankful for?

3 comments:

  1. I'm thankful for the people I work with. My work life is winding down, and there are a few people there who've been there the whole 30 years I have. It'll be hard to leave them! Also for my family, just because...they're my family.
    Writing is so lonely that I'm grateful for writing friends, too.

    Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!

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  2. Thankful for my family and cp's. Especially thankful for my DH who has always been there when I needed him.

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  3. Love your tradition, K.
    Wish I had a family like that, instead of a bunch of nuts.

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