2097. The innocence, wonder and silliness of five-year-olds.
2098. Starting my 40th birthday with a gaggle of children and friends singing "Happy Birthday" in my honor.
2099. A surprisingly short line at the DMV. I wish I could say I was thankful for my new driver's license photo.
3000. News of my brother's engagement. We are so excited!
3001. A lime popsicle.
3002. Wading in the creek on a hot and humid day.
3003. Birthday lunch with my dear friend of eighteen years.
3004. Friends who love me well.
3005. A night of good food and laughter with girlfriends (arranged and paid for by my hubby).
3006. A phone call from a friend I hadn't talked to in ages.
3007. Waking up early and hearing the sounds of the hubby and boy sleeping deeply.
3008. The satisfaction of being able to remove a particularly difficult stain from one of my boy's favorite shirts. Victory!
3009. Sappy email messages from my twin sister.
3010. The simplicity of ordinary weekends spent with my guys. I love our many adventures but there is something special about the normal rhythm of our life.
3011. The 10-15 degree drop in temperature that comes from standing in the shade. I am so thankful for lush, tree-filled landscape of Tennessee.
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