Friday, November 24, 2006

Blessing that wear costumes

I went to bed the night before Thanksgiving feeling less than thankful. I had sat and stared at the computer for a good two hours willing a pleasant thought to make its way through my fingers poised over the keyboard. You know the old adage about if you can't say something nice...well, I went to bed without saying anything at all.

I'm guessing the cats I'm pet sitting for thought I could use a little extra love that night, a reason to be thankful. I awoke to discover one sharing my pillow with me and the other sleeping partially on my legs. Either they sensed I needed a little closeness, some family or thought that if they suffocated me that I'd at least stop that damned moaning in my sleep.

Thankfulness did indeed come on Thanksgiving day as I was surrounded by friends old and new. As much as I am loathe to admit it sometimes, I need people in my life. They make me stronger, push me to new limits. I'm thankful for the love of friends and family and for just not giving up.


  1. Anonymous2:38 PM

    How many broken glasses this time around?

  2. Perfect. A perfect thing to be thankful for.

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  3. No broken glasses, Dan. I behaved myself.

    Right back at ya, Marissa! : )

  4. man, now i'm hungry.

    and my cats must love you because buffy NEVER comes in my room, let alone sleeps on my bed!

  5. I love the holidays for this very reason!

  6. Happy (Belated) T Day:) Glad Ali and I were able to stop by.

  7. Great Thanksgiving wishes. I'm thankful for my own supportive friends and family, and the fact that I'm still around to enjoy them.

  8. How lovely that the cats sensed you needed a cuddle. I've found that my animals can be very intuitive when I'm feeling off.

    I'm glad your Thanksgiving gave you plenty to feel thankful for.