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Today’s Gratitude List + February 2015 Gratitude Linkup

One of the highlights of this past week was an incredibly fun evening with four friends (and thirty-some-odd strangers) at Paint Nite, where in the space of around two hours each person in the group painted, with instruction along the way, their own version of a piece of art on display at the front of the room. No one in our group had much (if any) painting experience, so it was definitely an adventure! I had such a great time, and so today gratitude for my lovely friends is at the top of my list. I am truly blessed to have them in my life.

Khalil Gibran - Friendship

In no particular order, here is my own gratitude list for this moment in time. I hope that after reading it you’ll go on to write and share your own!

  • My dear mom, who celebrated another birthday this past week.
  • Really good books, the authors who write them, and having the time and inclination to read them.
  • The (far too short) life and work of Alan Turing. (If you want to learn more about this fascinating man, I highly recommend heading to the theatre to see The Imitation Game.)
  • Movies, and each of the creative individuals who play a part in making stories visual for our entertainment and enlightenment.
  • Music of (almost!) all kinds, and the memories and feelings listening to it can evoke.
  • Bright ideas and inspiration.
  • Our beautiful, sweet, funny little cats.
  • The ability to be creative and preserve memories with digital photography.
  • Looking forward to social events and time with friends.

Now it’s your turn!

How to get involved in the Gratitude Linkup

Note: This linkup will be open for the entire month, so feel free to add as many gratitude posts as you choose to write in February!

  1. Write and post a gratitude list in your own blog.
  2. Click the “add your link” button below and share your gratitude post.
  3. Click “get the InLinkz code” below and add the linkup code to your post.
  4. Visit and comment on some of the posts listed in the Gratitude Linkup.

P.S.Here’s some background on why I started the Gratitude Linkup.


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Laurel Storey, CZT – Certified Zentangle Teacher. Writer, reader, tangler, iPhoneographer, cat herder, learner of French and Italian, crocheter, needle felter, on-and-off politics junkie, 80s music trivia freak, ongoing work in progress.

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