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Thursday, November 27, 2014
Thanksgiving always distills my sense of gratitude every year- it never fails. This year it seems I have more than ever for which to be thankful, but having Steve in my life always tops everything else. But even if I didn't have him, I would still have more than a lot of folks. I'm really glad that we have a day to remind us of everything that's good in our lives.
Warmest wishes to everyone for a Happy Thanksgiving!
What can I say? I'm a person of disparate interests and strengths- I keep the checkbook balanced to the penny and pay the bills on time (usually), but I can't manage to keep crap from accumulating on the dining room table. I tend to obsess over the proper use of English grammar (at least, as I understand it), but my math skills are practically non-existent. This is probably why I'm always amazed that the built-in furniture I make for this house turns out as well as it does. I find that the older I get, the less willing I am to suffer fools gladly, but I love well when I love. I shoot from the hip and eat a lot of foot, but at least you don't have to guess what I'm thinking or feeling. I sleep too little and drink too much, and I still haven't figured out what I want to be when I grow up, which is probably why I haven't. However, I do seem to fake it pretty well. To know me is to love me - at least, that's what I keep telling myself. Did I also mention that I'm a loose cannon? And now I have both a soap box and a huge megaphone called a blog....