Grateful for the Everyday

Wow, yesterday was very quiet. I mean QUIET. I’m just glad it happened after I had perked my coffee. Yes, the electric went out. For 7 hours. This is the longest we’ve dealt with here. No great tragedy, storm or earthquake, just a gentle rain, that hasn’t stopped yet weakened a tree and brought wires down into the creek.

All day I kept thinking about doing “something” but it seems every something that I thought of required electric, or “it was just to dark in that room”, or sitting on the back porch, which I did a lot of yesterday, in June, dressed like it’s freaking winter out!

This seven hour electric dilemma, which when you really think about it, with all the storms and natural events, like wild fires and volcanoes, really messing up people’s lives around the globe . . .was nothing. However, it made me realize how I take advantage of something as simple as flipping on a light-switch and how that action improves my life. So, this morning while I wait for my coffee to perk, I’m grateful. I’m glad the electric went out to remind me that I’m really a spoiled brat. Today I will be grateful for the everyday things.

img_20180525_184523059_hdrDo you ever find yourself in a position like this? You know, when you realize that you take advantage of the things that make your life easier? What are those things?

Enjoying the Adventure,

Dr. Dink

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Author: Karen "Dink" Urbanski

Loving life & sharing with others!

4 thoughts on “Grateful for the Everyday”

  1. I complained about the rain all day yesterday. Yet when I return to San Diego, which is a desert, I will be wishing for rain. Grateful for rain and no fires.

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  2. So many things could fit into this category. It’s nice to get these kind of reminders. The times that force you to refocus and pay attention. Searching for more unplugged moments myself this summer. Although, it’s nice to have a phone with camera to capture moment$, it’s also nice to be present in the memory of it too.

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