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Ten Things of Thankful: Some Serious Kidding Around

I'm holding a little goat kid, and he is nose-to-nose with me

It's been a busy, fun week, and more fun is in store. I'm going to participate in the #AtoZChallenge this year, and because I decided this with not a lot of time to prepare, I've been traveling here and there collecting blog fodder. My theme this year is "Fun to See." Each day, I'm going to feature another free place to visit in the southern California area. (I am allowing myself to go places that require a parking fee, though.) Might as well have fun with the challenge, right?

After a day of driving around taking photos of three different places, I came home and played with my landlord's kids--goat kids, that is! I fed a bottle to the newborns and generally just had a great time. 

I'm thankful this week:

1. for reliable transportation.

2. for cute kids.

3. for library storytime with my granddaughter.

4. for blue skies.

5. for the vast expanse of the ocean.

6. for blooming wildflowers.

7. for abundant hiking trails.

8. for beautiful gardens.

9. for cultural sites.

10. for John, who although he misses out on some of the fun while he's at work, enjoys hearing about my adventures.

What are you thankful for this week? Be sure to check out the other blog posts on the Ten Things of Thankful blog! (And get ready for daily posting on this blog in April! Even if you aren't in California, you can visit vicariously through the posts.)



  1. What a great theme! I'm doing the challenge because I post each day anyway and like the extra challenge of trying to find a theme or title for the day which matches the letter.

    Great list, have fun!

    1. Thank you! Some letters are harder than others; good luck with your challenge!

  2. I can't wait for your A to Z! I'm interested to see if you have been places I also visited when I lived in SoCal!

  3. Oh goats! I love those little babies!


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