The Gratefulness Series

A reminder that we are grateful


May 2019

Better Rebel

I am grateful for my rebel heart, which doesn’t rebel against life… quite contraire – it is the voice in me that says, “I know you. You can do better then that.” It rebels against my iniquities that Love might… Continue Reading →


In this age of the internet, there are many resources at our fingertips; for many different things; you just need to know what it is that you are looking for. So today, I am grateful for all of the people… Continue Reading →


This past week I have had the pleasure of making breakfast for my “sudo” younger brother on his birthday, seeing my one of my nieces and nephews, spending time with my mother and older sister, and spending some time with… Continue Reading →

Good night… sweet dreams

having just got back from a 10 hour day at work, i’m grateful for a warm, comfy bed — and a pillow upon which to rest my head… back at it in the morning. oh, wait – it is morning

There is a lot….

There is always so much to be grateful for.  Today I am grateful for all of my children and their successes.  My oldest is on his way to becoming a sheriff, my middle child is graduating with his BS degree,… Continue Reading →

Fear Not

What do you fear and why?  What is the worst thing that can happen when you actually face that fear?  If it is falling off a twenty story building, I can understand that fear; but if it is calling an… Continue Reading →

I am positive

Today I am grateful for a positive attitude and all of the good fortune that it brings.  I am very blessed with all that I have and with all of the people who love and support me. Through it all,… Continue Reading →


This past week I was in Columbus Ohio, attending the WERC National Conference. WERC is the Warehouse Education Research Council, formed 42 years ago. It is something that I believe in, education and research. I sit on the Board for… Continue Reading →

grateful it sold

I heard the local headlines yesterday and this morning… median home prices in the SF Bay Area had dropped for the first time in 7 years. I saw this trend happening with the home we owned in Nevada City. When… Continue Reading →

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