Monday, March 26, 2012

A thankful me - 12

Hi Ho everyone! Sure hope you had a great weekend. I woke up to the sound of rain Sunday. Best sound to wake up to, in my opinion. If it wouldn’t bring the cold, I would love it that much more.

Thanks for putting up with my craziness on Friday. I shouldn’t write posts after 10:30 with a horrible sweet tooth. Never ends well.

This week, I’m thankful for:
- my Dyson vacuum. Not to mention all my quality things that I bought when I was making the money, that have lasted for years. It pays to spend the extra money for quality than continuously paying for cheap repeatedly.
- the sound of wind chimes. I love the soft sound they make in the wind, so soothing.
- the generosity of friends. I’m thankful x10 for them.
- impromptu skype dates with my love. Believe it or not, we hadn’t ‘seen’ each other since I got home from Hawaii in February. Might have attributed to my moods lately.
- God always showing me that He’s there. I worry…and I always ask myself, why? He’s got it.
- the verse that is currently written on my whiteboard on my fridge.
Psalm 73:26
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

I happened to stroll through Pier One the other day and came across this atrocity. My thought is, really!?? Who thinks of this as a salt and pepper shaker? Although, I could see this as a perfect gag gift going back and forth between 2 people.
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This is a map of all the states I’ve been in. I thought it fun way to see just exactly where I’ve been in color. I hope to one day have a world map that I can pin each location I’ve been. That’s my dream, any way.
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I obviously need to make a trip up north… Go here if you’re interested in seeing yours, click the states>make it ‘large’>view map>right click and save. Easy peasy!

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12 comments:

LeAnna said...

I think the S & P shaker it too funny, and yes, would make a hilarious gag gift!

Well, you need to come back to Oklahoma. I doubt you saw everything when you were here last.

(That was a joke, btw...there's nothing to see here...)

Still want to Skype on Tuesday afternoon? I'm pretty sure that will work out for me!

Lib at Truly His said...

Two things::: I love that verse (when my strength fails...) and I am going to check out my states that I have been too!! :)

Lisa @ honibun@blogspot said...

you NEED the world map and you NEED to come visit......there is nothing quite like South African hospitality!!!

I promise!!!

Jennifer Blair said...

Ah, what I wouldn't give for a Dyson! Haha! I guess that makes me old to want a vacuum! :)

That psalm is one of my favorites!

Tabitha Mahoney said...

UMMM you haven't been to WA. Hmmpf how are we supposed to be besties when you've never been to WA. Better fix that missy.

Tab

The Heart Of A Woman said...

Very funny salt and pepper shaker!

Megan said...

Ahhhh, hahahaha!!!! This made me laugh!!!! My hubby would love that!

meme-and-he said...

love that map! What a great idea! and obviously you need to come to PA :)

Rachel said...

I saw a 'scratch off' world map the other day, where you scratch off where you've been and it has information underneath. I'd be pointless for me as I have travelled so little, but I thought it was cool!

Katie said...

Indiana is looking awful lonely on that map...

And I still think that dog/hydrant is hilarious! Who buys that for serious?!

My fav verse right now is Lam 3:24...He's enough for me :)

carissa at lowercase letters said...

ok, really. that dog s&p shaker comes from pier 1?? i'm so surprised. i could see it in urban outfitters. but not pier 1. weirdness.

yay Dyson! we have one, too. : )

psalm 73:26 - what promise we have!!!

meghan said...

How fun you have a dyson. I want a nice vacuum. And I love your map of the US colored in. I want to have a map to pin places on too!!

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