A Holiday – Gratitude Rant #22


Well, folks, tomorrow is Thanksgiving.

Lindsey and I might not be totally ready for the big day, but we’re pretty close: The girls are asleep. The pies are out of the oven. All the house is quiet. And another year’s worth of Gratitude Rants is coming to a close. Continue reading “A Holiday – Gratitude Rant #22”


Photo Repositories – Gratitude Rant #19


So there I was once again, staring at my computer at the end of the day (with the clock ticking closer and closer to midnight), trying to decide what I wanted to write about. Trying to decide what I’m most grateful for today.

Like I’ve said before, my writer’s block isn’t due to a lack of blessings. It’s more just a lack of focus on my part.

So, in an effort to maybe drum up some inspiration, I decided to scroll through the archived photos on my phone. Continue reading “Photo Repositories – Gratitude Rant #19”

Sunsets – Gratitude Rant #17


So there I was, driving home at the end of a long, yet frantic day of work. In spite of my best efforts, the software I’d been working on seemed determined to fail. My phone had been going crazy all day long with various texts, phonecalls, and emails. And although I was no longer in the office, I still had a few more meetings to look forward to later on in the evening…

What a way to kick off a Friday night, right? Continue reading “Sunsets – Gratitude Rant #17”

Chickens – Gratitude Rant #16


Have you ever collected fresh eggs before?

It’s always a good time, no matter when you do it — but there’s just something about this time of year that makes egg-collecting extra fun.

With the days getting shorter (and nights coming on sooner), there’s nothing quite like reaching into a dark nestbox on a cold autumn evening — because if you’re like me and refuse to carry a flashlight during choretime, you never know what’s inside until you actually stick your hand in it.

Exciting, right?! Continue reading “Chickens – Gratitude Rant #16”