The happy-looking-forward feeling that is surrounds the starting of a new job! That I made the right and most impactful decision of my life in 1992. I am choosing to take full ownership of the good decisions I made in the most difficult time in my life. That this list is complete. As much as

The winds of change Heat. It’s freakin’ cold out. Flannel sheets.

The seasonal guilty pleasure of Sprite Cranberry Zero Wednesday night dinner out with my guys Sleep, blessed sleep

J5 got into Honors Math! So glad that he will continue to be challenged! I got a new book in the mail today that I’ve really been looking forward to reading! I was able to vote today!

– Lunch with my BFF – Shopping at my favorite store (this is huge as I hate shopping) – Vacation planning!!

An uneventful day to try to counter the stress of this last week Time to binge catch up on a newly addictive show “Falling Back”

A successful 3rd grade Halloween Party Toasty and tasty chili, made by a friend, as comfort food after Trick-or-Treating The anticipation of sleeping in!

It’s almost Friday Those fun little moments when I look over at J4 doing something completely routine and think “Wow! Yeah, I really LIKE this guy…” 9-year-olds and their endearing weird little ways

For as much as I resist change to my core, I am thankful for a change of perspective, for those moments when all the struggle and frustration of battles in my head ease, and I see something differently. For those moments of clarity, I am grateful. Roasted pumpkin seeds Those true, close friends that make

That I have enough grace for myself to not stress over missing a day of posting my “thanks”! ) Another absolutely gorgeous fall day! Pumpkin carving with my guys!!