Showing posts from December, 2012

Out With the Old And In With Gratitude

I've spent the last hour looking over my gratitude posts for the past year and it's no surprise to discover I have a lot to be thankful for.  I thought about doing a 2012 top ten gratitude list, but instead I think I'll just continue on as I have and tell you what I'm grateful for this past week.
I'm grateful for the attention The Wishing Tree received from the local media.  The reporter wrote "It's likely to become a yearly tradition," and I'm hoping that others will be inspired to create trees all over the city.

I'm grateful it didn't take much convincing to get my hubby to delve into the storage closet this weekend.  So far we've emptied two rubbermaid containers and three smaller boxes.  We have two packing boxes of household items and two boxes of books to give away. There may actually be visible floor space by the time we're finished!
I'm grateful that Lisa and Dan invited us out last night.  Freddie's Brewpub has a …

Wordless Wednesday With Christmas


My Favourite Childhood Christmas Book

Every Christmas, for as long as I can remember my heart has been touched by  The Wonderful Window by Beth Vardon,  illustrated by Charlot Byj.    I believe it was written in the 50's and I would likely have received it for Christmas sometime in the 60's.  It's no longer in print so I hope I'm not violating any copyright laws by sharing it with you.

This Week With Wishes

To the person who felt their wish was selfish, I'd like to let them know that in my opinion wishing for something that will make you happy makes other people happy too ...and that's the opposite of selfish.