Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Habit of Thankfulness: A Few of My Favorite Things

Sept 19th- A few of my favorite things...
~A crab spider who decided to stop by during math to help find X...
~Or possibly A..., 
~Then inadvertently finding "B" instead



Monday, September 18, 2017

The Habit of Thankfulness: A Few of My Favorite Things

Sept 18th- A few of my favorite things...
~Learning about Song Dynasty Inventions at the Ithaca Sciencenter
~A luncheon just as amazing as the presentation
~A hay bale with a giant smile to share



Sunday, September 17, 2017

The Habit of Thankfulness: A Few of My Favorite Things

Sept 17th- A few of my favorite things...
~Flying through the air with the greatest of ease
~Taking life's ups and downs with a sister at your side
~Finding the perfect set of wheels...some fast, some slow







Saturday, September 16, 2017

The Habit of Thankfulness: A Few of My Favorite Things

Sept 16th- A few of my favorite things...
~Enjoying the Jordan Fall Festival with Big Sis'
~Enjoying a concert by the Jordan-Elbridge Marching Band while munching festival treats
~Getting to meet the Haflingers, Dixie and Willie, who pulled the wagon ride up-close








The Habit of Thankfulness: A Few of My Favorite Things

Sept 15th- A few of my favorite things...
~The beginning of an experiment with watercolor pencils, seeing what they can do
~Deciding if you don't want to see a purple cow, a blue giraffe might be eye-pleasing
~A fun study of smiles that think outside the circle...and make you smile back





Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Habit of Thankfulness: A Few of My Favorite Things

Sept 14th- A few of my favorite things...
~Pencils that sharpen without shredding...and stay sharpened longer
~A book that combines animals and poetry in a perfect kid-friendly
~Knowing you are never too old for the wonderment of ViewMaster



Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The Habit of Thankfulness: A Few of My Favorite Things

Sept 13th- A few of my favorite things...
~A grasshopper checking out a new texture, deciding whether to change his first name
~Quiet pink flowers of smartweed on the verge of fall bold display
~Three letters in pretzels, put together by your 5 year old, that melt your heart 









The Habit of Thankfulness: A Few of My Favorite Things

Sept 12th- A few of my favorite things...
~Stained glass lit up on a dark night
~Cheery sconces lighting the sidewalk
~A well-placed streetlight highlighting the weekend's events



Monday, September 11, 2017

The Habit of Thankfulness: A Few of My Favorite Things

Sept 11th- A few of my favorite things...
~Coming across old yearbooks from my years at Bellevue
~Finding a handwriting sample and realizing later that day
~I turned into Cookie Monster 




Sunday, September 10, 2017

The Habit of Thankfulness: A Few of My Favorite Things

Sept 10th- A few of my favorite things...
~Watching the waning gibbous moon get ready to set for the morning
~Watching the sun rise over fog draped fields
~Rows of corn disappearing into the foggy distance





Saturday, September 9, 2017

The Habit of Thankfulness: A Few of My Favorite Things

Sept 9th- A few of my favorite things...
~Listening to the cello sing in the hands of a very young Yo-Yo Ma
~The toe-tapping clarinet jazz music of Peter Fountain
~As the evening fades like the town of Brigadoon



Friday, September 8, 2017

The Habit of Thankfulness: A Few of My Favorite Things

Sept 8th- A few of my favorite things...
~Magazines that bring smiles as well as information
~Mail that brings thank-you's from a guy too little to write
~Cards from a big sister giving you an official role in her wedding



Thursday, September 7, 2017

The Habit of Thankfulness; A Few of My Favorite Things

Sept 7th- A few of my favorite things...
~Spying bright orange jewelweed and...
~Bright purple loosestrife and ...
~Realizing you're the one being spied upon....