Based on the book, One Thousand Gifts, (by Ann Voskamp) #1000Gifts #JoyDare
I took the 1,000 Gifts Dare for the year of 2012... continued in 2013... and 2014! Now, I'm into 2015 :) GOD IS FULL OF BLESSINGS...
August 2015... 2 of 3
3868. doing my best to fill 2 dumpsters
3869. busting open briefcases from the early 90's... property manager days
finally posted 1 of 3 for August
3874. a Little helper washing the car
3875. tackling the garage
3876. an evening swim
3877. my idea of an awesome 6-pack
3878. weeding, pruning & cleaning up an occasional "spill" here & there
3879. evening walkabout & throwing pebbles into Barb's Brook
3880. apples getting bigger
3881. prayer reminders from yrs ago still around
3882. dinner date with the Little & then family time at GMB's & GDD's
3883. thankful that the low flying plane was just a crop duster
3884. the realization that we might not be able to use mulch ever again out front
3885. 3.5 acres = happy chickens
our son's 23rd birthday
3886. hazy beginning to the day
3887. completing my assignments from the LOML
3888. "repairing" the fence at the south end of the pool
3889. killer yummy salad for a hard yardwork day
3890. crazy things that come out of my mouth
Things that come out of your mouth that you thought you'd never say... #253 We do NOT poop on the Welcome mat! #goldencomets #helpersnotsomuch FYI, that's Elizabeth - the instigator & initiator of all things crazy with the ladies!
3891. a spoiled kitty
3892. working outside with the LOML for HOURS - the land refuses to be tamed
3893. the Little closing her eyes as she was splashing water
3894. pizza party while watching Mary Poppins
3895. focusing on transitions with my church family
3896. eating on a restaurant patio under a canopy & a fan
3897. taking advantage of the summer nights - hard work followed by a little down time
The #LOML and I have been outside for over 6 hours. Our chores for the day are done. He said, "Can we go in now?" My reply, "When the lights come on." Goodnight cicadas. Goodnight tree frogs. Good night crickets. Goodnight chickens.
3898. surviving running errands in town for the LOML - I never seem to want to leave my house!
3899. some awesome women friends!!!
3900. deciding to go on strike for a few days