TTOT

Ten Things of Thankful – September 25 2020

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Good Friday Morning! It’s time for TTOT!! Let’s do this!

  1. It is raining. I am happy for it. Fall is here. I am happy for that. Yay Rain, Yay Fall! I read, while editing that in the UK “Fall” is called “Autumn” and in the U.S. it is called “Fall.” Who knew? I will still be variable in what call it, depending on what I am writing. With haiku, I can see how it would be beneficial to use either, depending on syllables. Let’s see… Autumn rains falling – Fall has arrived shaking leaves – Soon to mulch gardens
  2. Oil change and state inspection went well, no issues. Yay for that! I was not worried, but you just never know when Silvia the Silver Civic might feel needy.
  3. Playing pool – in our newly renovated clubhouse they added a pool table. Since there are no people around, we played pool. We do enjoy playing pool and it’s nice it was available in a socially distanced environment. We go to the clubhouse on the weekend and get a beverage, watch HGTV and now play pool. The fact that we can do this without people around is a plus. Otherwise, we would not do this.
  4. The poem I wrote last week for TTOT, I worked on it and submitted it, and it was accepted for publication. Here is the published piece: Seasons of Renewal
  5. Tomorrow is the Poet’s Connection Poetry Reading and I am grateful to have a platform where I can present for a free trial.
  6. I read, this morning, about the property manager’s daughter’s memorial which is tomorrow. They have a Facebook page. It is a way to do acts of kindness in the memory of this young lady. You might want to check it out. Here is the link: Love From Paisley 2020
  7. I may have mentioned this before, but I am still thankful for Shut Up and Write which I participate in all over the country, including meeting people from other countries. Each group is a little different. We did have a local group but I don’t see them on there anymore. Maybe they decided to take a break. Here is the link for Shut Up & Write
  8. Steps are increasing. Each week we do step challenges and each week we exceed the prior week. This week is finishing out strong.
  9. Sunday is a non-committed day. We try to keep one day open where we can rest. It’s been working well for us. That is likely the day when special breakfast shows up or not, depending on the cook’s energy.
  10. And I a thankful for YOU! Would you like to join us for TTOT? Just click on the link and add your post. If you aren’t ready for this, just reply with what you are thankful for. And have a beautiful week.

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16 thoughts on “Ten Things of Thankful – September 25 2020”

  1. Autumn, fall–I love them all! πŸ™‚
    I’m hoping that our minivan passes its smog test next week–we have an appointment to get the check engine light checked out first.
    Enjoy your rainy day!

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  2. The word autumn has a more pleasing tone for me, but I think I use either autumn or fall depending on the occasion or the “writing.”
    How fun to have the clubhouse all to yourselves, especially now when the need is great to be socially distanced and so careful about being exposed to COVID.
    Only the very largest city in our state requires an emissions test for automobiles.

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  3. #2 always good when the important inanimate objects that have significant influence on our lives act in a kindly manner (lol)
    #4 total congrats there!
    #3 pool! used to love that game… haven’t played in can’t say how long should, though

    have an excellent week

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