Facebook is full of people listing in their status messages all the things that they're thankful for each day. I'm not all that big on status updates, I barely keep up with the few I do post and my daughter and I have come to an agreement that when you add someone on Facebook, you suddenly learn more about them than you ever thought possible. Still though, I've always looked at Thanksgiving as more than the Turkey and fixins. Granted, I absolutely love fixing the big dinner, I love the formality of linens and matching china and silver, the floral arrangements and candles on the table and the delicate serving bowls glistening in the light. I love having my family gathered around the table talking and enjoying each other's company. Life is so busy that I think a lot of people lose out on that family time.
So with that said, although I'm a bit behind, I'm going to do the thankful thing here. I'll make up for lost time and post the first days of the month and come back and edit the post each day to add the current day. Comment and tell me what you're thankful for too!
November 1 - I'm thankful that I woke up to see another November.
November 2 - I'm thankful that my daughter got to vote for the first time today and that we got to spend the day together.
November 3 - I'm thankful for the beautiful pictures we took at the park and that I was able to do her senior portraits myself so she could actually have some done.
November 4 - I'm thankful for being able to go outside and enjoy the fresh air.
November 5 - I'm thankful that it's Friday and I got a text from my daughter on her date to let me know she loves me.
November 6 - I'm thankful for waking up to sunshine.
November 7 - I'm thankful that I have a family who puts up with me being sick and grumpy.
November 8 - I'm thankful for clean sheets.
November 9 - I'm thankful for the light at the end of the tunnel.
November 10 - I'm thankful that I've got the time and ability to write.
November 11 - I'm thankful for my old classic car with the sunroof and a great radio.
November 12 - I'm thankful for flannel sheets.
November 13 - I'm thankful for hot chocolate.
November 14 - I'm thankful for people who know me and still like me.
November 15 - I'm thankful for Bath & Body Works
November 16 - I'm thankful for Christmas lights that make everything pretty no matter where you put them.
November 17 - I'm thankful that some people still care enough to bother.
November 18 - I'm thankful for my husband's expense checks.
November 19 - I'm thankful for friends with guitar and vocal skills.
November 20 - I'm thankful for lazy weekends.
November 21 - I'm thankful for Michael Pitt
November 22 - I'm thankful that my husband takes my daughter to school at the crack of dawn.
November 23 - I'm thankful for school holidays.
November 24 - I'm thankful for parents who understand and care about me.