Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday January 2012

This week I am thankful for:

-Taking pictures of pictures
-Cooking while listening to my favorite Lawrence Welk records
(while imagining Grandma is still alive and listening with me....while giving me cooking advice)
-Eating lunch with friends and using silly phone apps to take
adorable pictures of their children (see pirate photo above)
-Getting tv series advice from facebook pals
-Tomorrow's "book" photos....email me a photo of what you're reading....stat
-The beginning of a new year
-Shoes that sparkle WHILE simultaneously adding 5 inches
-Movie nights!
-Mixing juice and wine (can you say "tacky but delicious"?)
-Setting new bloggy goals for theladypastor.com
-Creating a new tumblr site to explore fashion: Pastoral Fashionista

Your turn. What are you thankful for this week?


  1. -2012
    - plans
    - time with family
    - young joy
    - shared experiences
    - podcasts
    - H20
    - new recipe / foods
    - the future

  2. • Enjoying the "firsts" of a new year — from serious to the silly.

    • Being asked by my kids to help on their school projects.

    • My daughter's love of the "Peanuts" characters and her mastery of drawing Snoopy's happy dance.

    • Friendly faces at church.

    • Mapping plans for 2012 and its many adventures ahead. I can see summer from here!

    • Mystery Beer Night

    • Inquiries from old friends

    • Family

  3. I am thankful for:

    --Mike and the Junior Mints he hid in the freezer, then busted out for special occasion TV viewing last night.
    --Zoe, who loves books so much she takes a pile of them to bed every night.
    --The internet and the surprising fun of blogging.
    --working from home
    --broccoli in the microwave--why was I so slow to try this?
    --wonderful people who show up to help when you ask

  4. :) :) :) :)

    These lists are all so terrific.
    Such a day brightener to read about all the things you are loving this week, my friends.

  5. - My smart, funny, kind children
    - The mystery of prayer
    - Fun friends and Girls Boa Night
    - Laughter
    - A new year for learning and sharing
    - The warmest January I can remember

  6. Lawrence Welk! No wonder I enjoy reading your blog so... I posted several thanks on my own blog, but since then I've thought of a couple more:

    * the little birds with yellow on their tails that I'm really hoping will take up residence in our new birdhouse... come on in, birdies!

    * garlic-stuffed green olives

    * new years and new beginnings

  7. - Thursday bible study group
    - Bright, sunny days that inspire long walks
    - Great lunches with even greater people
    - A glass of wine and candlelight
    - Chris and Abba

  8. Thank you all for taking the time to share your gratitude lists!