Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Much more than turkey and pie...

In the spirit of the Thankgsgiving season, I've decided to get out of my little world of self-pity and actually show some gratitude. Goodness knows I have 20937495345 things to be grateful for...here are just 100 that sprang to mind:

1) Eternal families (especially mine!)
2) Fabulous friends
3) The gospel
4) A job I don't hate
5) Indoor plumbing
6) My iPod
7) Airplanes
8) Google Docs, Google Maps, Google Analytics...basically Google
9) My piano
10) Seatbelts
11) TiVo!
12) The public library
13) Online banking
14) Being the favorite aunt
15) A rotary cutter
16) Getting to decide which coat to wear
17) Text messaging
18) Living in a free country
19) Seeing in color
20) Rhonda, the Honda
21) Weezer
22) A thermostat I control
23) Digital photography
24) Deodorant
25) Sharp kitchen knives
26) Facebook
27) Post-its
28) Hot, red shoes!
29) Gas prices below $2/gallon
30) A microwave
31) The temple
32) Sunshine on a cloudy day (My girl...talkin' 'bout my girl!!)
33) Credit cards
34) Other people's blogs
35) Weekends
36) Dental floss
37) Camping
38) Italian food
39) Christmas music
40) RedBox
41) Blue jeans
42) Tulips
43) Weather.com
44) A garbage disposal
45) Chewing gum
46) Surround sound
47) Answers to prayers
48) Picnic spots in the shade
49) Civil rights
50) A dining room table
51) Email
52) Happy babies
53) A good memory
54) Toilet paper
55) Courage to speak my mind
56) Traffic lights (well, sometimes...)
57) Diet Coke
58) The carpool lane
59) Waterskiing
60) Jeopardy
61) My sewing machine
62) Funny people
63) Key lime pie
64) Shopping online
65) My iron
66) Snow plows
67) Good doctors
68) Henna tattoos
69) Cell phones
70) Lunches/dinners with the girls
71) Lotion
72) Smoke detectors
73) Ice
74) Cute earrings
75) Sewage treatment plants (and the fact that I don't live near one...)
76) Copiers
77) Tried and true recipes
78) Scissors
79) Recycling
80) Ibuprofen
81) Mirrors
82) My ears that hear
83) A refrigerator
84) Long undershirts for a long torso
85) My watch
86) The scriptures
87) Free parking
88) Lightbulbs--literal and metaphorical
89) Bread
90) Rock Band
91) Dishwashers
92) Dictionaries/Thesauruses/Encyclopedias
93) Plastic wrap
94) Hugs (...the chocolate kind, too!)
95) Baby carrots
96) A good pillow
97) Jam sessions with friends (Grandma's Feather Bed, anyone?)
98) Short lines ANYWHERE
99) Learning random facts (not "fun facts"...)
100) Road trips

5 Comments:

Blogger Scott said...

Fun Facts are the best!

November 26, 2008 at 9:25 AM

 
Blogger kate. said...

This is a great list! I think I'm stealing this idea...

November 26, 2008 at 1:02 PM

 
Blogger Erika said...

Yeah I was thinking of making a thankful list and I just don't think I could do better than you... and WHAT you have a RHONDA the honda? How did I not know that?

November 26, 2008 at 2:13 PM

 
Blogger Bree said...

Oh my gosh, I have the attention span of an index card! I got to 50 and cheated by skipping to read the last few. I too am grateful for gas under $2/gallon! Blog five!

November 26, 2008 at 5:00 PM

 
Blogger LindsayKeller said...

That was excellent! It's amazing how insightful a list of things you are grateful for can be. (did that make sense?)

November 26, 2008 at 11:24 PM

 

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