gratitude friday 2/6

It’s way rainy. How wonderful is that!

Bring on the rain, let the earth soak it up, let the reservoirs fill. Bring it on!

I am so grateful for this gray and rainy morning.

Taking care of my body. Taking care of my life.

I am on hold with Blue Cross, doing one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I’m canceling my daughter’s medical insurance. She turns 22 next week and it’s time. I gave her a year’s notice, plenty of time (I thought) to find a job with benefits. She hasn’t. It’s the sixth of the month and I have procrastinated until now. And if no one picks up this call in the next few minutes (I’m stuck on hold), I’ll have to readdress this on Monday. Hopefully I can complete this.

I have now made three of the five (or six, if I make one for myself) gift quilt blocks. I’ve gotten better and now it takes just one full evening to complete one.

I took the night off last night! I stayed home and sewed. No hula! Shock.

I made a commitment to make up the class on Monday.

I am grateful for friends and family in my life.

I am grateful for quiet solitude.

I am grateful to be alive and of service.

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