Category Archives: One Thousand Gifts

Thankful in Loss

Today I attended a funeral for a friend.  The things I feel thankful for today are very close to the surface. I am thankful for an end to suffering.  Thankful to have been part of this well-lived life. I am … Continue reading

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Ten Things of Thankful

Here I sit in Kansas where I have just edited a paper on Chinese trade policies written by my son in Germany.  Isn’t the internet marvelous?  I am thankful for it a whole lot these days. I am also thankful … Continue reading

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Nuts and Bolts of a Good Life

Bits and pieces of random thoughts run through my mind and end up jumbled into one.  So, last Saturday I went to an arts and crafts street fair where I fell in love with one couple’s sculptural creations made of … Continue reading

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Ten Things of Thankful: Mid-September

Ten Eleven Things for which I am thankful this week: Bird song. Opening the windows to let in the crisp fall air. My country And the freedoms I take for granted most weeks. The Topeka Police Department.  Corporal Jason Harwood who … Continue reading

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Ten Things of Thankful

What is it about a short week that feels so darned long?  I am thankful for the weekend. I am thankful that I decided to bake some sort of bread each week for a whole year as an homage to … Continue reading

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