Skip to main content

A to Z of Thankful Me: D

This is the A to Z Challenge, day 4.

D is for Dogs, Disneyland and Delight

Lucy and Melmo posing for a Christmas photo

John's mom visiting Disneyland (and California Adventures) for the first time

And Dates with my honey each Friday night. 

Spend time with those you love!

 photo visiting2_zps6d4521f3.jpg

 photo ThankfulThought4_zps7d9599c2.jpg
Thanks for days of fun!

 photo signature3_zps16be6bca.jpg


Pin It

Comments

  1. A delightful post, Kristi. Love the photos. I can see all the fun in them.
    Enjoy!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Darn, I'm not the only one starting their comment with the letter of the day....
    For me; Dirk. That's one of my cats... Dikkie Dirk we call him. The first part means something like Fatty.. 'cause he is. Fat. But also very adorable and cuddly.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. You are clever, regardless of whether or not others have the same idea! I should have used a photo of Drexel, but I wanted to show some of the dogs we had when the kids were younger.

      Delete
  3. Your post made me smile. What an uplifting read for a Saturday morning.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you for visiting! I enjoyed reading your A to Z post.

      Delete
  4. I love dogs and Disneyland! Though I have to admit, I think cats do make more delightful pets. ;)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I have always preferred dogs, but it's OK to be a cat person. :-) Thanks for stopping by!

      Delete
  5. THose are all perfect D words for you!

    ReplyDelete
  6. are you wearing really fancy mouse-ka-ears in that last shot or a hat???? I cant figure it out! I do so love the doggies and John's mom looked like that first trip was a success!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Yes, both! It's a fancy ear headband, with a little hat attached.

      Delete
  7. It would be soooo fun to be able to go to Disneyland whenever you wanted!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. We aren't super-close, but definitely close enough to make it a day-trip. And yes, it is fun--a bright spot in this desert!

      Delete

Post a Comment

Conversations are so much nicer when more than one person does the talking. :-) Please leave a comment and let me know your thoughts; I'd love to hear from you!

Popular posts from this blog

Ten Things of Thankful: Last Two Weeks

  Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park, as viewed from an overlook I apologize for not commenting on your blog posts this past week; John and I took a vacation to Yellowstone National Park, leaving behind our computers and, to a large extent, cell phone service. We escaped the outside world and just spent time in nature. Though we have friends near Yellowstone (who we love to visit) we made this trip just about us, so please forgive us if we were nearby and didn't stop by. The crowds were minimal (though we did mask up whenever we passed someone on the trails) and we spent our days hiking, taking photos, and watching geysers erupt. Today, we are back home and back to work, and, in the case of my computer, back to old shenanigans like not letting me import my photos. (I was able to add the above photo by using blogger on my phone, but that isn't my preferred method.) I want to write about Yellowstone and have photos I want to share, but will leave that for another

Ten Things of Thankful: December is Here!

  A small snowflake ornament made of clear melted beads hangs on a Christmas tree The rhythm of time passing should not surprise me--after all, that is our experience here on earth--and yet I find myself constantly amazed at how another week/month/year has come and gone. In a blink of an eye, we are now in December and the Christmas season. I love Christmas!  1. I'm thankful for decorations. The tree is up, lights are hung, nativities adorn the house. Stockings are hung in anticipation of little ones visiting. Someone asked me this week what my tree looks like. I'm a sentimental tree decorator. I didn't even realize until not that long ago that some people have themes for their trees that are anything other than "a hodge-podge of ornaments made and collected over the years, each with a history that brings memories flooding back." At this point in my life, I have more ornaments than tree space, so not every ornament goes up each year. I always find room for the sma

Monday Mentions: Equate Crutches

Have you ever needed crutches? I hadn't, until a week ago.  I'm pretty sure I strained a muscle while running a half-marathon.  (That sounds kind of cool, doesn't it? I'm not actually that cool; the last time I strained a muscle it was from carrying too many shopping bags at once.) In any case, I found myself in need of some crutches. I sent my husband to the store to get some. Photo: A pair of crutches leans against a wall  Not that crutches are all that complex, but because I hadn't used any before, I wondered if I could figure out how to adjust them to fit me properly. I shouldn't have worried. John came home from Walmart with their generic store brand of crutches, complete with instructions. First, I needed to take out a long bolt that went through the hand grip. Then I needed to find my height range, push down two metal pieces, and slide the crutches until the little metal pieces came up in the hole near my height range. (Having two people for this