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Today’s Gratitude List + May 2015 Gratitude Linkup

The city of Windsor is blessed with a gorgeous stretch of accessible riverfront greenspace, and the fact that Peter and I live just over a block away from this wonderful resource is high up on my gratitude list. This past Friday we spent part of a relaxing evening in my favourite park on the riverfront, enjoying the warm air, people-watching, and (in my case) taking photos. One tree with the most vibrant pink blossoms begged to be captured for posterity – and while my amateur photo doesn’t nearly do justice to the tree’s beauty, perhaps it gives you a small taste as to why I appreciate this lovely spot.

Spring blossoms

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!

  • A lovely date night with Peter that included the most delicious platter of sushi and related goodies at what is becoming our new favourite restaurant.
  • My sister, for (among many other things!) introducing me to sushi (something I never thought I’d try, but which is now one of my favourite foods) in the first place.
  • Professionals who aren’t afraid to have fun at work and brighten what would otherwise be a mundane appointment with their sense of humour (case in point, our eye doctor!).
  • That the two new cats are settling in nicely, and that all four of them are getting along and having fun together.
  • Another fabulous session with my hairstylist.
  • Finding a couple of Starbucks free drink certificates when sorting out my paperwork a few weeks ago, and enjoying a S’mores Frappuccino as a tasty reward for getting organized (amazing what one finds buried under three years’ worth of filing!).
  • Being a part of a great book club full of wonderful, smart women.
  • Fun evenings with my friends at pub trivia.

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 May!

  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.


get the InLinkz code

NaBloPoMo May 2015

Gratitude Circle

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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