1000 Gifts – Day 23

7 03 2013

Day 22 (and why I’m doing this)

551. Tax refunds
552. Sleeping on freshly laundered bed sheets
553. An older brother helping with the younger after he vomited
554. A boy who was sick in the night waking up the next morning full of smiles and joy
555. The smell of banana bread baking in the oven
556. Getting the perfect shot for a very particular yearbook photo
557. Entering all my weekly grades before school’s out on Friday afternoon
558. Caleb trying to convince Matthew to let him watch The Return of the King before he’s read the book
559. Getting my mom and uncle hooked on Downton Abbey
560. Sincere apologies
561. Caleb offering to buy Jason a toy so he can one for himself
562. Witty Superbowl ads
563. Poker nights with buy-ins that support charity
564. Singing along to the Swingle Singers
565. Jason asking me to tell him everything I know about germs
566. Teaching Photoshop
567. School lunches with enough left over pizza for me to take a whole box home
568. The writers of Downton Abbey
569. Neighbors who invite us over last-minute for dinner
570. Not giving up after a first failed attempt at something
571. When my youngest decides he wants to go to bed at 6:30 p.m.
572. When the first words I hear in the morning are “I love you so much”
573. Lifelong dreams becoming reality
574. Orchestra view seats at the symphony
575. Zoo member nights in the summer




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11 03 2013
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