giving thanks in canada

happy thanksgiving to US friends and readers!

imo, any day is a perfect day to reflect on that for which we are thankful [thank you, fran, for that sentence structure example!]. rather than list the usual/general life thankfulnesses (family, friends, home, cereal, etc), here is a list of specific, small, good things from today that i might overlook on another day:

today, i was thankful for…

~ the beautiful weather -> forget september, it felt like april or even early may out there! i appreciated the sunshine and very pleasant/comfortable temp.

~ setting a date and time with debbie for our annual westmount xmas light-viewing walk-about. i appreciate longstanding friendships and traditions!

~ a new-for-me sales experience at theOTHERstore -> it was a good, good bingo (as we used to say in aruba) and a performance perk, shall we say, will be coming my way!

~ hearing the song beauty& a beat by justin bieber, featuring nicki minaj on my drive home. i appreciated the opp to sing along in the rav and be a little silly. [yes, i am embarrassed to like a jb song, you don’t even have to ask].

~ chatting with my neighbour, m, and seeing the holiday edition 2012 barbies that she had purchased for her grand-daughters. the little girls will be thrilled! i appreciate the many kind and friendly people in my building.

~ carbonated water being on sale at food basics for $0.79 per bottle. take that, $1 walmart water!!

photo of the day: thursday, november 22nd:

i got to put new outfits on the mannequins, today! i love that job…and this slogan is a great life motto (it needn’t apply only to running!)

big or little, i hope your day had its fair share of good things!

 

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  • Stacie @ Snaps and Bits  On November 23, 2012 at 8:23 am

    Every day is Thanksgiving! It’s nice to remember all of the little stuff too. Have a great day!

    • 1970kikiproject  On November 23, 2012 at 9:01 am

      stacie, i liked how we were both thinking along the same lines with our thanksgiving philosophy, yesterday! enjoy your day!

  • Fran@ Broken Cookies Don't Count  On November 23, 2012 at 8:17 am

    That IS a great motto on the shirt. When I worked in retail, my favorite thing was “dressing the dummies!!” Good things for which to be thankful, Cath!!

    • 1970kikiproject  On November 23, 2012 at 8:19 am

      thanks, fran! i am taken back to my childhood days when i get to change the outfits…flashback to playing dress-up dolls! have a great day!

  • stephanie  On November 22, 2012 at 7:14 pm

    Laughed out loud at the cereal reference in your first paragraph. Any new cereals that I need to try? I tried Vector on your recommendation, and it’s JP’s all-time favourite now.

    • 1970kikiproject  On November 22, 2012 at 8:41 pm

      hey, cereal brings me daily happiness, what can i say! that is so cool that jp is a big vector fan now! well, if you need a cereal that is like dessert, give KRAVE a try. i can’t believe they call it “cereal!”

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