1000 Gifts – Day 11

23 02 2013

Day 10 (and why I’m doing this)

251. Surprise Krispy Kreme donuts in the faculty lounge
252. A warm, pre-heated van by a dear husband on a cold, frosty morning
253. Straight-A report cards from a child trying to trick me that he did poorly
254. Watching Jason do motions to Christmas carols at a nursing home
255. Telling my boys to “go find a tree” while we’re camping
256. Waking up hours before sunrise to hike for a few hours to see Machu Piccu at sunrise
257. Getting that letter in the mail stating we’ll be receiving financial aid again for our boys’ education
258. Teachers who want to collaborate on really cool interdisciplinary projects
259. Walking on the Great Wall of China
260. Nashville Originals Restaurant week falling on my birthday
261. Fridays at 3:05 p.m. during the school year
262. Doing the right thing even when I don’t want to
263. My awesome advisory group of freshman at school
264. My boys asking questions about the nature of God
265. Sleeping under a beautiful four-poster canopy bed that I waited 15 years for
266. Gazing on my Nativity collection display at Christmas
267. Watching the joy on Caleb’s face when he hands out one of his “homeless goodie bags”
268. Students who get excited about using the AP Stylebook
269. Taking the stairs instead of the elevator or escalator
270. Ladies Lunches with two dear friends at Olive Garden
271. Being satisfied and happy feasting on only a salad for dinner
272. Counseling friends on how to begin budgeting and paying off debt
273. Saving frequent flyer miles for years to get free business class flights to India
274. Dreaming of the day we will have our first family trip to Disney World
275. My husband and son working on a Pinewood Derby car




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