Well, this Thankful Thursday is much happier than last Thankful Thursday; the universe has a way of working itself out. It’s nice when the news is off and there’s not much kvetching. Honestly, I think we should all stop watching so much media. I don’t agree with my parents politically and I might not like how mom treats me, but I am here and I’ll be here for a while, so I am going to make the best of it and remember to feel gratitude, even in the not-so happy moments.
Today is Claire’s birthday and I sent her a birthday gift. She received the gift this morning and she was quite thankful for my kindness. I’m hoping we can get together for tea after this pandemic; I’m grateful for our friendship.
Earlier corporate had their daily zoom meeting and one of the women in Michigan sent me a really sweet comment, which made me verklempt. I’m thankful for these Zoom meetings, they make my morning each week day morning.
On Sunday I was going through a scrapbook/yearbook I made in 11th grade. Instead of buying a yearbook that year, I decided to make a scrapbook of the year, had friends fill out surveys, put in personal accomplishments and had friends sign it. A friend I met 20 years ago at summer camp signed the scrapbook and also filled out a survey. I had the hugest crush on him, but haven’t seen him in three years. I posted on City-Data’s People Finder, people responded and found his Facebook. I’m no longer on Facebook, so I resurrected my ace_of_hearts7489 account, and sent him a quick message: Hi! I have a new account: thehappinessboxproject and text me some time. Hopefully it wasn’t too quick that it will signal a problem. I hope I hear from Justin and I’m grateful for City-Data’s help.
Justin and I in physics, 2008, a few weeks before I graduated from high school. He graduated in 2009.
Also, I was going through my Writing.com personal newsfeed to see how far back it went (it goes back 10 years – first post someone made on my newsfeed was 6 May 2010… my first newsfeed post was from 11 December 2011). I found this cute video from July 2014 and I wanted to share it:
What are you grateful for today?