Thankful Thursday

It’s Thankful Thursday hosted by Brian of Brian’s Home. He wants us to post what we’re thankful for.

I think it’s a good thing to do each week. Focus on the positive things in our lives.

Make sure you link up to the Blog Hop at Brian’s Home and get the code to put on your blog. Then visit all the participants.

Today I’m thankful for safety and security. There is so much unrest across the nation that I’m thankful that I feel reasonably safe here. I will tell you I have no intention on traveling to a big city.

I was thinking about our trip to Portland Oregon a few years ago. We had a nice time and felt safe. I would never go back to Portland again.

We met a couple recently that are near the unrest in Portland and they are frightened to be there. They are like us and are to old to move and start over. I pray for those that are so adversely affected.

What are you thankful for today?

1. Brian’s Home
2. Messymimi
3. Animal Shelter Life
4. Dash Kitten
5. Timmy Tomcat
6. Angelic Clowder
7. Purrseidon
8. Living with Loulou
9. My GBGV Life
10. Golch Central
11. Comedy Plus
12. Carol & Angel
13. Eastside Cats
14. 15andMeowing
15. Catscue
16. Milo Moments
17. Phamily Blog
18. Two Spoiled Cats
19. Violaetcetera
20. Spring
21. The OP Pack
22. Friendship Friday
23. RompRollRockies
24. Laylas Woof
25. Remembrace Day

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66 thoughts on “Thankful Thursday

  1. Rosey says:

    I wish the best to your friends. Like you, I am grateful for trips we have taken in the past, especially to Europe. Who knows what the future holds and especially if we will be able to, or want to head over there again. Times sure have changed, and so swiftly too.

  2. Ann says:

    I feel the same. I live in a very small town and nothing much happens here. Crimes are mostly drug related, DUI and break ins. I can’t imagine how terrifying it must be to live in some of these cities where all the rioting has been going on.

  3. My GBGV Life says:

    Mom used to love to go to Portland and would not go now either. It was very scary when our own Twin Cities were having riots in May, just 20 miles from where we live. Why do people have to resort to destruction and violence. It has no purpose and is so very sad for most of us. We are glad you are safe.

    • Sandee says:

      We have stairs too, but we’re doing fine getting up and down them. Hope that last for years and years. When it doesn’t we’ll do what you’re doing. πŸ™‚

  4. Linda Arthur Tejera says:

    We, too, feel safe in our little mountain town and so thankful we’re here. Two hours from Atlanta is almost too close for me! I feel so bad for those like your friends who are caught near the turmoil. It’s horrible and disgusting that most of the protesters at these things are organized and bused in and paid. Signs of the times.

  5. Eastside Cats says:

    I feel badly that your friends are afraid. We all are afraid, in one way or another, and it manifests itself differently for every person, every city, every state. If we remember to love our neighbor, and try to help each other, we can pull through.

  6. Brian says:

    That’s a wonderful thankful, safe is important. We’re probably going to move and start over in a few years, even though the peeps are old and retired. I hear a place with no other humans for miles is on the shopping list. Thanks for joining our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

  7. Cecilia Upchurch says:

    I agree 100% Sandee…I cannot imagine living in such a scary place as Portland, OR. Many of the graduate students from NCSU went on to Hillsboro, OR after they rec’d their degrees. And many are still living there with young families.
    So scary.
    Hugs Cecilia

  8. Invisibly Me says:

    I’m glad you’re safer & more secure where you are, Sandee. It’s so, so sad and worrying and angering knowing what’s happening in the world at a time when we should be coming together to fight a pandemic. xx

  9. ChirpyDebs says:

    Hi Sandee, it must be a relief to live away from all the unrest, but so sad for the people who can’t get away. I hope that one day it all settles down, but until then stay safe away from any violence and this damned virus!


  10. The OP Pack says:

    Mom grew up believing that the U.S.A. was a safe and secure place to be, one of the best in the world. Today’s happenings really makes her wonder.

    Woos – Lightning, Misty, and Timber

  11. Kathe W. says:

    Great thankfuls Sandee. We are thankful that we left Oregon when we did. And we are thankful for all the police and firemen and women that literally put their lives on the line every day. I wish some folks would wake up and be thankful for what we have living in the USA. The current unrest in some cities is awful and very scary. Take care and do get out on the water! xoxoxo

  12. Cube says:

    I’m thankful that both of our families are safe. It’s sad that there’s so much strife in some of our big cities. I’m also grateful that my husband & I reached 38 years of marriage today & still get along.

  13. Magical Mystical Mimi says:

    I am thankful that you are safe. We are safe here and if it gets too crazy we’ll go back up the mountain with a community of 100 people. I’m thankful to have places to go if it does get bad. So far in Boise it’s been a handful of peaceful protests with the random “wanna’ be” going around with their spray paint or my favorite, writing messages in chalk on the sidewalks in front of our City Council members. – I hope things get back to normal soon. And I always pray for your safety. <3

  14. -Eugenia says:

    Living in a safe place is peace of mind, especially for those of that are older. When I was transferred to Atlanta, I was thrilled because I always loved the city. Once I retired, we moved further north and I love where we are now. Our little city is pretty safe with no major problems. Even though Atlanta is not having problems like Portland, it has its share of crime, etc. and I have no desire to go there. Our dream is to move further north to Blue Ridge, Ga. Sigh.

  15. Jen says:

    Oh gosh, what a world we live in these days. I am so grateful for safety where I live as well. So much suffering right now- fires, unrest and more. Gratitude and kindness really are important.

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