Taking Time Out

OriginalPhoto-468983450.166784With so much energy focused on Halloween and Christmas, Thanksgiving is an almost forgotten holiday wedged between the two.   Perhaps that’s a good thing because there is a calmness around Thanksgiving that doesn’t exist with most other holidays.

Though I try every day to be thankful, it is on this day I sit quietly and focus on all the gifts in my life.  They are many, some so small they sometimes get overlooked.  Some are full of joy, others are tinged with sadness, but in its own way each is a gift.

One gift I don’t want to overlook is each of you who take the time to read and sometimes comment on these musings.  I  started writing thinking it would be a good way to keep up with friends but thanks to the power of the internet,  a whole new audience has become part of my life.  Thank you.

Wherever you are, I wish you a wonderful day and urge you to take time to be grateful not just today but every day.

i so appreciate your visit and the comments you leave behind

17 thoughts on “Taking Time Out

  1. Hope you had a most wonderful Thanksgiving with your loved ones….counting your many blessings and making precious memories!

  2. Well said. Hope your Thanksgiving was wonderful. I decided to go back to Georgia to be with the family there.

    1. Such a very nice surprise to hear from Herlene.

  3. Happy Thanksgiving, Linda…wishing you a wonderful week.

    1. Thank you. We had a very good day and I hope the same is true for you.

  4. Happy Thanksgiving, Linda. I have enjoyed your blog for all these years. I feel blessed to have you as a blogging friend.I’ve been erratic lately visiting and blogging.

    1. Oh Bonnie, you are one of the special ones.

  5. I so enjoy your “Musings”. You have an incredible talent…. I started following after Sister-in law Alice (Gilbert) told me about it. Thanks for sharing. Herlene Gilbert

    1. I’m so glad to know you are out there!

  6. Happy Thanksgiving to you! I so enjoy your blog……

  7. A very Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours Lulu!

  8. Thank you for your posts. I so enjoy your musings. Feeling thankful today for our longtime friendship and all the feelins’ we’ve shared. Lots of hugs to you and your family!😘🍷

  9. We don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in the UK but I think the spirit of the holiday is lovely.

    This morning I was especially thankful for the beautiful sunrise I saw while driving to work — a blue sky, glorious sun and wisps of mist wreathing the fields.

  10. Yes it’s so important to reflect on all our many blessings, not just today but every day. Happy Thanksgiving, Lulu. xx

  11. Thank you, Linda, for your longtime friendship and all the feelins’ we’ve shared. Love your musings and keeping up with you when we cant be together in person. Lots of hugs andmore feelins’

  12. Happy Thanksgiving to you also. It is my favorite holiday; Even enjoy the cooking!
    We do have so much for which to be thankful. And you are one of mine😊

  13. Happy Thanksgiving from our house to yours!

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