Anna’s List of Gratitude

  1. I’m thankful for Chad
  2. Smacky
  3. Photography
  4. School
  5. Wolves
  6. Squirrels
  7. All of the animals that come to visit out back
  8. That despite all of the concern and worry this year, I am healthy
  9. I have a roof over my head
  10. the lights from our Christmas tree
  11. My friends, old and new
  12. Godzilla and other old sci fi films
  13. warm blankets
  14. warm homemade sugar free snickerdoodle cake
  15. my computer- my art machine and sometimes lifeline
  16. All of the little things, cards, letters, and gifts others have sent or done for me
  17. People who check in just to say hi
  18. The time I’ve been able to take off
  19. Being able to laugh at tough situations
  20. Hot baths
  21. Concerts and music
  22. Having been able to meet some of the people that I have admired for ages and being able to thank them for the influence they’ve had on my world.
  23. the ocean
  24. the mountains
  25. the opportunities to photograph in the wild
  26. The love in my world
  27. People who “get me”
  28. People that I “get”
  29. Getting lost in a book
  30. purple
  31. being able to do little things for other people that mean a lot
  32. compassion and understanding
  33. knowing that everything is “okay” even if it only seems like it is for the moment. The moment is all that matters.
  34. snow
  35. my raccoon slippers
  36. bubble baths
  37. my family, biological and those I’ve adopted
  38. alone time when I need it
  39. long drives in the country
  40. gadgets and gizmos
  41. cheesy old cartoons
  42. watching ducks
  43. big stompy boots
  44. seeing how far I’ve come
  45. A snakebite at the Jig and Reel
  46. cobalt blue
  47. seeing a rainbow
  48. photographing a full moon
  49. nice surprises
  50. That I have completed this challenge in the allotted time 🙂

If you’d like to join in, here’s how it works: set a timer for 15 minutes; timing this is critical. Once you start the timer, start your list. The goal is to write 50 things that made you happy in 2016, or 50 thing that you feel grateful for. The idea is to not think too hard; just write what comes to mind in the time allotted. You may find that if you use numbered mode, and just type what comes to mind, like me you will have enough time for more than 50. When the timer’s done, stop writing. Finish whatever sentence you’re on, but don’t add more. If you haven’t written 50 things, that’s ok. If you have more than 50 things and still have time, keep writing; you can’t feel too happy or too grateful!

To join us for this project: 1) Write your post and publish it (please copy and paste these instructions into your post) 2) Click here. 3) That will take you to another window, where you can past the URL to your post. (folks have trouble with this, but it’s not that hard. 4)Follow the prompts, and your post will be added to the Blog Party List. Please note: the InLinkz will expire on January 3, 2017. After that date, no blogs can be added. Scan to the bottom of this post to find the inlinkz.

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7 thoughts on “Anna’s List of Gratitude

  1. Anna, thanks so much for joining my annual #BloggersUnite for #50HappyThings blog hop. Each year I meet new bloggers and love how it spreads. 🙂 I’m so glad you found it and added your list. I’ve loved reading each list so far, and noting the similarities between mine and others, and the things I didn’t think of, that are important in my life too! Love the old sci-fi/Godzilla movies… but didn’t think of it! Again, thanks for joining in, and happy holidays!

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