Wednesday, November 08, 2006

I'm grateful

This morning I had to drive up to the county seat in Auburn to get a readable copy of a deed (yes, this is the kind of glamorous job I have!). When I left Roseville it had just finished raining and was a little overcast. As I drove up the mountain, the weather was increasingly icky. By the time I got to Auburn, it was very foggy and wet and quite scary to drive in! To make it worse, when I got to the County Offices, there were pedestrians hiding in the fog! A white knuckle trip, to be sure! Happily, I didn't run over anyone and as I made my way back into my flatland, the sun came out. The sky now is a lovely shade of bright blue. Even though our office is in a light industrial park, I'm fortunate enough to have a window wall and along the street past the parking lot are some tall fir trees. Here's the view when I turn my head:
So, I'm grateful for the sunshine and grateful for a safe drive and trying not to worry too much about dental woes. What are you grateful for today?

4 friends said....:

  1. I am grateful for my sinus infection finally showing signs of going away.

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  2. I am grateful that my voting actually counted for something!!

    You gotta really watch out for those pedestrians. I was waiting at a stop sign to cross a one-lane bridge when out of nowhere came a group of Cornell track & field runners. Had I not looked to my left again before stepping on the gas, I surely would have hit at least three of them. They were just inches in front of my van - talk about good luck! Cornell students are NOTORIOUS for walking (or running) without looking. There's always some debate going on in Ithaca about cars vs. students.

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  3. Ah .. gratitude. We've had the most gorgeous Fall, ever, in So. Oregon. The colors have been spectacular. What came to mind while running at 5:30 am today was how well my kids are doing (ages 14,12,10). Kids go in and out of seasons of joy and success! It's a good season for them right now. And .. I'm glad I didn't get hit by a car! Cuz there is one corner that the cars go whipping around!

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  4. I'm grateful I found your blog through the NaBloPoMo Randomizer! Cheers!

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