Monday, May 5, 2008

a great time

It was a glorious weekend here. On Saturday, I worked at the open house for the marine lab. There were lots of people who seemed truly interested in what we are doing and how they can help to improve things. It was rewarding to see how excited the kids were about the critters and exhibits.

Yesterday, I got up late and went to the beach. It was a great day for a long walk. I feel lucky to live in such an extraordinary place. And just plain happy at the moment.

Today I leave for a meeting in Virginia. That means that I'll miss my home group tonight. And there won't be time for a meeting tomorrow since it's an all day work meeting with a late flight back home tomorrow night. I'm not looking forward to flying. Hopefully, there won't be any major delays. But I'll just take it as it comes.

Today I'm grateful for:
  • Having a chance at another day and doing the next right thing
  • Getting enough rest so that I'm functioning and not tired
  • Having enough humility to realize that I don't have all the answers
  • Feeling joy and happiness at the moment over the smallest of things
  • Appreciating all those people and things that are beautiful to me.


  1. Today I am grateful that S didn't sleep here last night so I didn't have to think about whether he was on time for work or not! haha Sometimes I have to scrape the ground to find a "grateful" but there is always something there, isn't there.

    What a cute little boy.

  2. When I worked for the SC State Park Service, I always relished being able to lead nature walks and teach kids and adults things that I hoped they would remember. It's exciting to be in a position to influence people in a positive way.

  3. You have the most interesting life! Isn't it wonderful that you know and appreciate it!

  4. kids have the ability to really appreciate the moment they are in. us grown-ups should imitate that till we do too. glad to hear you had a happy weekend!

  5. I love "small things"'s so HUGE. It's great for right-sizing us.


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