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I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. We celebrated with family and extended family on Christmas Eve. It’s always nice to have everyone together and catch up with them. Now that the holidays are over and we’re heading for a new year I’d like to wish everyone a Happy New Year and extend a wish that all you hope to achieve in the new year becomes a reality for you.
The thought occurred to me that in the current times in this country we need to be grateful for family and friends who make us laugh and love each other no matter what’s happening in the world. I was very touched with a gift my ten year old granddaughter made for me. She is such a thoughtful and sweet girl. A while ago I mentioned that I would like to someday have a painting of my first horse Erik. She took one of my favorite pictures of him and surprised me with a painting of him on Christmas Eve. She did it in pastels in art class and really worked hard on it. My other granddaughter baked a special apple cake and cookies and the boys made their version of homemade soap. Everything was made with love and I’m a very lucky Grandma to have such wonderful grand kids and a lucky Mom to have my children grown into successful caring adults.
So that’s what I’m thankful for in my life. I’m sure we can all find things to be grateful for and look for the good in our lives. It might sound a little kum ba yah but in these uncertain times I’m going to try to look for the bright side of things in the coming year.
Quote for Today
I get up every morning both determined to change the world and have one hell of a good time. Sometimes this makes planning the day difficult.