Thankful Thursday

I’m thankful for the rain we got the other day. We were asleep on our boat and it was storming outside. It woke us up because we aren’t used to a storm. Most welcome rain. Not nearly enough, but it’s a start.

I’m thankful for my brother in law that is here today to house/Little Bit sit while we entertain our friend from Australia. We’re off to the boat this afternoon. We just can’t put Little Bit though this whirlwind weekend, so we aren’t. She’ll miss us and we’ll miss her, but she’s home and she loves Mike.

I’m thankful that I’m retired. I loved working when I was working and I had a very high stress job, but not working anymore rocks. I’m busier than ever, but with things I want to do, not things someone else wants me to do.

I’m thankful that we have our home and our boat. We can be in either place and it’s most wonderful. In other words both are home to us.

I’m thankful for all the blog comments I get. Each and every comment is a treasure. Well, not spam as I delete them as soon as possible.

I’m thankful for my wonderful husband, who is and always has been so supportive of whatever I’ve wanted to do. Not all men are like that. I’m one lucky gal.

So what are you most thankful for today?

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42 thoughts on “Thankful Thursday

  1. Marg says:

    It is really nice to retired. We all have lots of things to be thankful for. Glad Little Bit has a nice companion for the week end. She will have just as good of a time as you are going to have. Take good care.

  2. Stephanie Faris says:

    Sometimes I wish I was retired! I work from home and set my own hours, but the emails can sometimes drive me crazy. I'm buried under work right now and the pile just gets higher and higher! But I'm working in my PJs, so who am I to complain?

  3. Paul Pietrangelo says:

    I'm thankful for everything & everyone in my life, that even the days that I feel lousy. it meant that I'm still alive. Retirement saved me. I enjoyed teaching these young children and I still remember and still see some of them but the pressures of some kids, parents, principals, administration and the crazy rules change was getting to me. My health was losing the battle and after a year of retirement, my doctor was amazed of how much my health changed. Thank God for retirement.
    Have a wonderful Thursday Sandee & Zane. Enjoy the time with your friends. See ya.

    Cruisin Paul

  4. Jean R. says:

    I am thankful to have the first part of the week behind me and now my time is my own again. I am thankful for my dog Levi even if he does bark too much. I am thankful that my mind and body are still working well enough for my age. And I am thankful for every day that my family is safe and happy.

  5. Nancy Chan says:

    Yes Sandee, feeling wonderful to be retired. I am thankful for the people and things that have become part of my life, past and present. I thank God for my husband who is also supportive of what I am doing, for blogger friends like you who has made blogging a very interesting hobby. The list is endless. Have an enjoyable time with your guests.

  6. cube says:

    I'm grateful for my many blessings, but I'd be more grateful if my life was less stressful right about now. Just when we think our youngest is out of the woods with the spider bite, she reported that she felt awful last night and was vomiting. That tells me that the antibiotics can't be effective if they're being up-chucked. Gosh, the worries never seem to end.

  7. Kathe W. says:

    I am thankful for my good health, our country, our family, friends and especially for my wonderful husband who is kind, thoughtful and fun to be with. And of course I am thankful for our sweet Lucy who is home with our friend who stays in our house when we are gone. Another gift to be thankful for. Life is good.
    Life is good.

  8. BeadedTail says:

    Glad Little Bit will be able to be safe at home during your friend's visit! I'm thankful for my hubby for loving me even when I'm not so loveable! πŸ™‚

    Enjoy your time with your friends! When you get home, give Little Bit a smooch for me!

  9. Catherine says:

    Dear Sandee, You are a lucky gal and very blessed and I am happy for you.
    I am thankful each day for my kids and my little dog. I am thankful for each and every blessed and miracle the Lord gives me; and for giving my the strength and faith to go forward. xoxoxo Catherine

  10. Jean(ie) says:

    I'm thankful for my hubby who chooses to be by my side… And color me weird, but I'm also thankful for the restorative civility of a good cup of coffee! It's the simple things!

  11. Linda says:

    You are indeed very blessed, Sandy, and knowing this makes me happy! I am grateful for each moment I am given, and I try to cease each moment.

  12. The Cynical Sailor says:

    I love these posts. A great reminder to count your blessings and focus on what you're thankful for. I'm thankful for my wonderful family and having had the opportunity to spend time with them recently. Cheers – Ellen

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