Saturday, June 22, 2013

10 Things of Thankful: Week Three

I'm happily linking up again to the 3rd "10 Things of Thankful" blog hop.  I'd encourage you to hop over and view some of the other submissions.  There are many reasons to be thankful!

Ten Things of Thankful
 


1.  After not seeing the resident bunny for months, he is again making his appearance in our backyard.



2.  The temperatures have dropped down from the triple-digits to a much more pleasant range of upper-80s to mid-90s.

3.  John fixed the dryer, so it has heat again.  (I recognize #2 could help with laundry drying, but the frequent wind/dust combinations would probably blow freshly-washed, but now-dirty clothes into my neighbors' yard.)

4.  The honest auto repair shop fixed the rattling van.  No longer do we notice a vibration above 45 mph.

5.  Conversations with my granddaughter.



6.  Cute baby giggles.


7.  I filled my car up with gas the day before the price increase.

8.  The garden continues to grow.

9.  Though my projects never end, I do have time to work on many enjoyable things. 

10.   I can now run 5 miles at a time.  

Thanks for life, and the reminders of all that is good.


You might find my posts on these blog hops:

Sew Darn Crafty Party,  Find a Friend Friday, Farmgirl Friday Blog Hop, Show Your Stuff, The Wildly Original Link Party, Wow Us Wednesdays, Down Home Blog Hop, Tuesday Archive Link Up, Linky Tuesday at Freemotion by the River, Grandparents Say It Saturday
The Creative Home Acre Hop Best Blog Post Ever, Grand Social,
Crafty Garden Mama,
Let's Get Social Sundays
Freedom Fridays
Tuesdays with a Twist
Pattern Party 
All My Bloggy Friends
A Peek into My Paradise
One Project at a Time



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15 comments:

  1. Hi and thanks for being here for the 3rd week :) I love your photos and am very impressed that you can run 5k!

    Glad you got your van fixed - mechanical issues can be a niggling worry.

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  2. Hi sounds like we had similar weeks. Glad to meet you.

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  3. Much to be thankful for! Baby is adorable and I am impressed you can run 5 miles!

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  4. I cannot believe that is the same baby!!! She's gotten so big.
    Bummer that the hot weather can't even be helpful with the laundry. It continues to amaze me how we live in the same country, yet live in such vastly different conditions.
    Good, honest mechanics are most certainly worth a grateful point!
    Congrats on the 5 miles! You're almost to that 10k mark!

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  5. You can run 5 miles?! That's really far!!! Your granddaughter is adorable.

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  6. I love #7!
    We have lots of bunnies in our yard. =)

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  7. Sorry I haven't been around for a while. I guess you'll understand...

    How Naomi has grown!!! What a gorgeous girl is she. Everything good with her mom and dad?
    Good for me too, to realize I have lots to be thankful for. Sometimes it's easy to forget when live is dealing some blows, but I must never forget how blessed we are in other areas. Thank you for sharing your moments of thankfulness and helping me remember mine.
    Have a nice sunday.

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  8. ...photo # 2!! (tell me that you know how you achieved that '3D' effect... very cool).

    running is so amazing, mostly because you have concrete and undeniable evidence of your accomplishment:

    (" ok, here is where I started... lets drive this way.... here is the halfway point, look out for that bicyclist! ...and.... right up ...there is where I stopped running!")

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    1. Regarding the second photo, I achieved that effect with Picasa, a photo editing program. I'm not a skilled enough photographer to be able to achieve that with only my camera!

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  9. Your granddaughter has expressive eyes - she's a cutie!

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  10. You have 10 really good reasons! An honest auto mechanic? and of course 5 and 6 are my favorites but number 10 is just awesome! So happy for you because I know how hard you have worked on that one!

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  11. Hi bunny! Great photo. Your granddaughter is absolutely stunningly adorable. And congratulations on running five miles! Truly! Happy Sunday!

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  12. 1. Your granddaughter is darling. 2. I always seem to have a reasonably full tank when the gas is low and am running on vapors when the gas jumps up 20 cents a gallon. 3. Isn't it a little sad when we think highs in the 90s feel cool?

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  13. I looked your Thankful Me post! Your granddaughter made me smile! I am thankful for that. Smiling is great for our health.

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  14. Your backyard bunny is adorable!

    And your cute granddaughter is even more adorable!

    What a lovely list! Thank you for linking up with us again!

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