Tuesday, February 12, 2013

GratiTuesday, Counting 1000 Gifts, #106-126


A Gift Stitched, Hammered, Woven

106. a lap quilt made by Lyuda in a Russian orphanage, c. 2006
107. our sleigh bed
108. dishcloths crocheted by my SIL

3 Gifts Found Outside

109. fog that creates cool effects on a wind row
110. empty trashcans after twice-weekly curbside service
111. enough gas in the tank to get to the station

A Gift at 11:30 AM, 2:30 PM, 6:30 PM

112. my husband, taking a sick day, doing the dishes and de-mildewing the dishwasher voluntarily
113. a new issue of Reader's Digest in the mail
114. the desire and energy to make the four beds whose sheets I stripped and washed at 10 a.m.

A Gift Broken, Fixed, Thrifted

115. a fingernail
116. leftover
117. the purple leather purse I carry, bought from a consignment shop

3 Surprise Gifts – Unexpected Grace!

118.  finding the will to forgive someone who probably doesn't realize the effects of their sin on me
119.  losing a little weight without much effort
120.  two silicone Keurig inserts on Amazon for less than the price of one at a kitchen store

3 Times You Heard Laughter Today

121. my husband when I asked him, "How's your niblick?"  (learned from watching NCIS)
122. my youngest son, who was sitting beside his dad when I asked the above question
123. my daughter giggling about what happened today: one of the 2nd graders sneaked up behind her while she was seated; the 2nd grader squeezed her shoulders, leaned close to her face and asked, "Need a massage?"  (She replied, "No, thanks. I'm good.)

3 Gifts in Working

124. blessing my family
125. saving for a special trip
126. helping our school


April said...

Always enjoy reading your list!

Susan Kane said...

#122 was my favorite! Kids!

jennifer anderson said...

i have that book