Of course, we shouldn’t only practice our thanksgiving sitting down to a feast of roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, homemade dinner rolls, and pumpkin pie. We know that. And I hope we practice that. But it doesn’t hurt us to recap a year of thankfulness before every Thanksgiving feast. Continue reading Well? What are you thankful for?
Last year, I celebrated Thanksgiving with my family just before moving to Spain. That seems so long ago. Much more than a year.
And I’ve accumulated more than a year’s worth of things for which to be thankful. Continue reading Giving thanks
I leave tomorrow. I’m excited and almost ready. But right now, Spain seems far away. Maybe life as it is now will go on forever: me almost leaving, a surgery here, a new job there, a new baby a state or two or three away.
To not be part of this ever-changing cycle at home is unfathomable. And when I do fathom, I burst into tears. My nostalgia remembers the days, weeks, and maybe even months that used to pass dry-eyed. Continue reading 10% thankful