I am grateful to live where wildlife is a part of the community. A few days ago I watched as a doe came out of the trees to 5 ft. from my window. Graceful, with an inquisitive expression on her face, she made a charming, contented moment for me.
I am grateful that while I am surrounded by forest and field, I am but 10 minutes to the center of beautiful Farmville, VA and 5 minutes to large stores for additional shopping.
The Barbara Rose Johns Farmville-Prince Edward Community Library is lovely, well-stocked, with pleasant, helpful attendants and is only 10 minutes away.
I’ve said it but not mentioned it here. For Grace who has been a rock since my car accident in December.
For Grace for rounding up the Tribe for a birthday celebratory luncheon at 313 Franklin before my final move out of town.
To the so many who have helped me make this move to Farmville. I couldn’t have done it on my own. Much help came in so many little and big ways.
For the staff at Poplar Forest Apartments. They are the kindest, most considerate, and helpful crew who felt like adopted family as soon as I moved in. Plus they are happy folks to be around, too.
I’m thankful for the 18 steps to reach ground level (in front) because it has strengthened my leg muscles again.
I’m thankful for the long, upgrade walking path to get to my Cooper parked under a shade tree at the far end of the parking lot. It helps get me back into physical shape again.
10. I’m thankful for my reading and writing friends and you are one of those.
Today I learned that the manager of Goodwill in South Hill VA area is very fond of Jane Austen. I feel so much better for donating my treasured set of 8 or 9 Stephanie Barron well-written books featuring Jane Austen as a sleuth.
Plus I am content with so many of my other Jane Austen books have gone to the right place to be bought by others. I enjoyed/loved them, now others will.
So grateful for my physical strength and good health to complete packing up my house for the big migration to Poplar Forest II in Farmville VA. It has been a daunting task and nearly complete.
My moving date has been moved up by 1 day to the 18th. Zowie! This time next week I will be in my new home…..unpacking.
Thanks to the person who developed duct tape. Man or woman.
Huge thanks to my dearest friends nearby who have nurtured me.
Thank you to Don and Ernie at Oakley Hall Antiques & Art who will finding loving homes for some of my art work.
Thanks to my NJ friends who filled in the empty spaces of information on some of the artists of that artwork. It’s nice to have some back story to a piece of art.
Big time Thanks for all the love in my life.
10. One of the purposes in my life that I am thankful for, is the making of memories that can be relived again and again.
This week I’m thankful for April being Poetry Month with 30-day challenges. It got my poetry pen writing again after a dry spell.
I’m so glad walking around the block has come easier and without gasping for breath.
Dreams. I’ve been have lengthy dreams of action in full color, like films.
For coloring books of Jane Austen and cat themes. I’d rather be painting but these have filled in until I get the brushes out again. It is relaxing, on the sunporch with the Captain on my lap and sometimes on my shoulder.
Gorgeous blooming bushers, bridal bushes, azaleas, etc. and flowering trees are bountiful this spring.
A small individual electric griddle that is so cute and so convenient for one.
For my everyday salad with kale that keeps my heart happy and pumping.
For positive comments on Running with the Horses. They are encouraging.
For the healing process that doesn’t give up if I don’t. The human body is an amazing miracle.
10, For small miracles that happen every day. Too many people are too busy to notice.