So Thankful – Day 8

Today I am thankful for naps.  While I was out running errands today I started not feeling well.  So, I decided I better head home.  I got home and went right to bed.  After a nice nap, I was feeling good enough to get up and play taxi mom.  Hopefully the bug that was messing…
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So Thankful – Day 7

My favorite apple is the Honeycrisp apple.   Did you know it was created in Minnesota’s Agricultural Experimental Station?   They are really only available during the fall around here which makes me sad, but also appreciate them even more.  When I do see them, I snag up a bunch.  If you haven’t tried a…
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So Thankful – Day 6

Today as I am spending my day working as an election judge, I am so completely thankful for our country and our freedom.  So many men and women have fought for us to continue to live free in this great nation.  While we are able to drive our cars and walk into a polling place,…
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So Thankful – Day 5

Today I am thankful for music.  All of us in our family are music lovers.  Myself and all three of our children play the piano.  The boys play the drums both in their band at school and in a drum group called Sheltered Reality.  I sing in our church choir.  Pat played several instruments during…
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So Thankful – Day 4

Today I am thankful for my vehicle.  I’ve never been one to care much for what I am driving.  I like it to look nice, be dependable, and get me where our family needs to go…safely.  It needs to have plenty of room for all our “stuff” and sports gear and that is why for…
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So Thankful – Day 2

Today I am thankful for my husband Pat. Together for 14 years, I can not imagine living one moment without him. He gets me. He puts up with me and my family. He spoils me. He works hard to provide for all of us. And best of all, he makes me laugh, every day.
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So Thankful – Day 3

Our children are my life. Every decision I make relates to them and their needs. They bring me joy every day. Each of their personalities remind me of parts of myself and that makes me smile. Being their mom is what I was meant to do.
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So Thankful – Day 1

In years past, I have dedicated the month of November to things I am thankful for. I felt the need to do it again as I am feeling so incredibly blessed. Today, as our family is traveling north to spend a long weekend with family 8 hours away, I am thankful for in-vehicle DVD players…
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Taken from THE SECRET Ancient widsom dating back thousands of years gave us the truth about gratitude.  Every single religion speaks of giving thanks.  All the sages and saviors of the world demonstrated the use of gratitiude in all their teachings.  The greatest human beings who have ever lived showed us the way with gratitude,…
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My First and Last Time

Several weeks ago I scheduled an appointment to donate blood.  The blood drive was coming to our small town and the last time there were here I found out I was able to donate.  (I received several blood transfusions about 6 1/2 years ago and I wasn’t sure how long you had to wait to…
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Stacie's read-in-2022 book montage

Master Your Core: A Science-Based Guide to Achieve Peak Performance and Resilience to Injury
Hidden Figures
Personal Effects: What Recovering the Dead Teaches Me About Caring for the Living
Waiting for Tom Hanks
The Maid
The Other Black Girl
Anxious People
The Body
Great American Road Trips- National Parks: Discover insider tips, must see stops , nearby attractions  more
Apples Never Fall
Love & Saffron: A Novel of Friendship, Food, and Love
Love and Other Consolation Prizes
The Vanishing Half
How to Find Your Way Home
People We Meet on Vacation
Last Summer at the Golden Hotel
Dear Evan Hansen
The Unsinkable Greta James
The Road We Took

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