Things what I am thankful for

My son

My husband

My family (otherwise this list would be a million years long.)

My friends (same deal)

My intelligence

My creativity

Having a house

Having a reliable vehicle

Having a job/my husband as well

My amazing cooking skills

Having enough to eat

The ability to get along

The ability to use the truth as a bludgeoning weapon

Modern medicine


The supportiveness of distinct individuals who believe in my dreams

The LGBT community

The diversity of the human condition

Having the strength of character to tell a friend goodbye

The coping skills required to manage after they leave

Knowing when to shut up, even if I don’t

Being the communication hub for my friends

Being trusted

Having hope

Making it through the longest, darkest economy of my lifetime (so far)

Committing to my life’s dream, and not being adverse to it any more