Category Archives: One Thousand Gifts

TToT: Thanksgiving Leftovers

I’m still on a high from our Thanksgiving celebration, so I am qualifying my list as Thanksgiving leftovers. I’ve been thankful for the literal leftovers that made it possible for me to whip up several dinners with very little fuss–including … Continue reading

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TToT: Thanksgiving

#854-868 of my One Thousand Gifts Normally by Thanksgiving the trees are bare and the lawn is littered in color.  This year the trees are still covered in leaves of varying colors. A local horticulturalist says that a freak snap … Continue reading

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Ten Things of Thankful: Of Earthquakes and Such

  We had another earthquake in Kansas this week.  Why is the earth quaking in Kansas so often these days?  Could it possibly be to wake us up to the things we do to it in the name of progress? … Continue reading

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TToT: Make Me Smile Edition

I have seen so many old friends in the past week that I can not wipe the smile off my face.  Shared history, inside jokes, finishing each other’s sentences.  Memories, making memories.  Support, sympathy, comfort.  Encouragement, bringing out the best … Continue reading

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Ten Things of Thankful: All Things Fall

Not only did October end yesterday, so did the apple harvest, if I can call the picking of apples from a single apple tree a harvest.  The house smells of apple, cloves, and cinnamon.  The pantry is full of jars … Continue reading

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