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Old 10.08.2019, 14:04
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Re: The August Attitude of Gratitude

That school will soon start again.
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Old 10.08.2019, 14:07
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Three more weeks here.
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Two months for university. Grateful for that ....time for vacation.
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Re: The August Attitude of Gratitude

For my husband, who is among the most decent human beings I know.

For my sweet kids whom I love more than anything.

For my family.

For my friends.

For being able to love so many people, from all my heart.

For being told that I am too altruistic. I am not, but was flattered to know I am perceived this way.

For being healthy.

For being loved.

For a great holiday we took in France.

For a jazz festival I was able to attend there - thank you, France.

For many others I cannot even remember now.
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Old 11.08.2019, 15:48
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Re: The August Attitude of Gratitude

Today my thanks go to:

- fab conversations and making me laugh

- technology that makes it possible

- being able to come from a poor place and be a poor single parent and keep moving the right way

- those who help before they ask for help

- for trust we create with good people around me

- for fairness
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Re: The August Attitude of Gratitude

Gratitude goes to my husband today.

He is flying to London and back on alternate weekends as his mother is dying in hospital. He's had a terrible relationship with his parents for most of his life, his mother in particular has treated us appallingly for all of our 33 years of married life. Despite that he's taken a decision to put all that to one side and sit at her hospital bed to support his father and sister. I am glad he feels able to do this and I know it is a huge strain on him, but equally I am glad he feels able to now let go of the bad way he was treated.

I think it shows courage and strength and it makes me feel very humble.
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Old 13.08.2019, 17:37
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Re: The August Attitude of Gratitude

Thanks, Cherub, for sharing with us. It is very personal and courageous! Good wishes to him and you.

Today my thanks go to:

- to thousands of students I taught who taught me me as well.

- to people taking time today to stop their super high flying a ademic careers and shared indispensable info with me today, it was humbling considering their professional capacity.

- to moments that make bariers between people disappear.

- to poppy seeds pastry.

- to my gym, I crave it so bad.

- to family members going overboard making jams.

- to idiosyncratic vocabulary that makes me laugh.Macíček.

- to summer.
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Re: The August Attitude of Gratitude

A new day, new things to not take for granted:

- people who keep archives and libraries in a good shape

- family that pulls together

- for having enough time
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Re: The August Attitude of Gratitude

Again, gratitude to my husband today as he flew to London for the weekend again this morning. His mother is at now home for the time being but a hospice bed is on stand by.

Also to my wonderful German teacher, whose classes started again this week. I've spoken an absolute load of badly ordered German tosh in both classes this week , but he has the patience of a saint and assures me I'm not the worst student he's taught - methinks he doth lie
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Re: The August Attitude of Gratitude

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