Thankful 23 November 2016

img_1533I am thankful for early morning runs with shooting stars, good friends arriving to share the day, family I love and cherish, and hot coffee. I am thankful for whickering horses wanting their morning hay, goofy shots on Snapchat, and blueberries. I am thankful for parades with dancers, marching bands, beautiful floats and huge balloon creatures floating high between tall buildings.

I am thankful for notes from students who took some time to thank me, send me a recipe, and leave me with words I will cherish, img_1516“Thank you for helping me to love writing. At the beginning of the year when I came into your class, I was not sure about it. I hated writing. I was surprised to find how easy it was to write everyday in class and now I write all the time. I no longer dread writing and that is your doing, thank you.”

I am thankful for the blessing that life is, for hard times that make me appreciate my life more, for a day to remember to be thankful and to eat a lot of really good food! Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.


About Sally Gerard

I am a writer, runner, teacher, singer, guitar player, mom, lover, coffee drinker, hunter, antique tractor driver, horsewoman, sister, and lover of the outdoors. Did I mention that I love lighthouses?
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