A is for…

In the wake of losing 18+ months of photos on my dead hard-drive, I have decided that I should step up my Thankful Thursday postings. You know, Count your blessings, name them one by one…

So here we go, starting with


And if you have had as much exposure to Dr. Seuss as I have, please recite with me:

Big A… little a… What begins with A?
Aunt Annie’s alligator… A… a… A



Today I recognize that I am thankful for time spent ALONE even if some of that time is spent with a cat. 🙂

Leaning back in the recliner, cup of coffee or tea in one hand, petting the cat with the other hand, composing poetry in my head, listening to the wind chimes play a melody — that, for me, is a lovely 10 minute break in a busy day.  It gives me time to clear my mind of to-do lists and focus on the beauty outside my living room window.

watching intently
eyes unblinking, tail flicking
bird just out of reach

What are you thankful for today?

You’ve got ten minutes to yourself to spend as you wish.