It’s that time of week again! I can’t believe how not only this week, but this month, has flown by! We’re a little less than halfway through the year… I know, I know, the older I get, the time flies. I hope it slows down a little bit.
My first full week back to both jobs since I returned home from my trip last Saturday and I’m thankful for the people I work with. They’ve been listening to my stories diligently and responding positively. Ms. Irene, one of my library co-workers, said to me, “I hope you publish these stories soon! I can’t wait until I see your name in print.” I smiled and I’m going to work towards that.
I’m thankful for all of the memories I made last week. I still keep in touch with Oliver and we were chatting earlier this week. I will admit that I forgot to take photos of the Russian shops in Brighton Beach and Oliver did. I took screenshots and I was going to use them for scrapbooks. I’m thinking now, I think I’ll ask him if I can use them for personal scrapbooks. I don’t think it should be a big deal. Tonight I have to reach out to Sami and express my gratitude for treating me to Polish the Queen last week. I am going to send gratitude to my Neptune City hosts, John and Jim, for making sure I was safe.
Although I didn’t have the best experience at Alex’s air bnb in Brighton Beach, I did get a little bit of refund. Alex and I were chatting – no hard feelings – but we discussed things as two adults. I’m thankful that it went smoothly and there were no hard feelings.
I am thankful for the life I have and I am thankful for everyone in my life. What are you thankful for?
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Hi, Jessica Marie!
I wouldn’t count on time slowing down. Wait until you are my age. You will really notice how quickly a year can pass. Sometimes when you are having a great time you forget to take pictures of the occasion. I think it is a good idea to contact Oliver and ask if you can use the images he took. It’s good manners and he will appreciate you asking. I applaud you for expressing gratitude to all your hosts and to speak up as you did to Alex, if part of the experience was less than satisfactory. A good host wants to know these things and will go out of his or her way to make it right as Alex apparently did in your case.
I am thankful for my health and my youthful attitude as I approach the 70 year mark a few months from now. Given how quickly time passes, a few months will seem like a few days. 🙂
I have a new post tomorrow and hope you can stop by. Enjoy your weekend, dear friend JM!