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Re: The August Attitude of Gratitude

That school will soon start again.
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That school will soon start again.
Three more weeks here.
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That school will soon start again.
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

Today I would like to thank to people who write.
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Re: The August Attitude of Gratitude

Let's have a look at the gifts we got...

I am grateful for having a ton of work.

For being able to finish a great research program I had the space and trust of others to design.

For more opportunities.

For poetic and musical minds.

For feeling very alive.

For community effort to help me.

For my supportive family.

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Re: The August Attitude of Gratitude

Met again the lovely people I have attended a course with some time ago, what a pleasant reunion.

Finished a couple of books I didn't really believe I had the time to actually read but nevertheless, purchased.

Went through two job interviews and managed pretty well.

Kindergarten started.

Frankly, for me personally this August was one of the best months of the year.
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Grateful that I was looking where I was going and therefore managed to leap out of the way of an e-bike commuter staring at his phone whilst barrelling along the footpath like he was the only person in the world.
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Sometimes you feel like you're the only person who's actually paying any attention to other people who happen to walk along with you...wonder what on earth can be so important as to behave so recklessly?
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Sometimes you feel like you're the only person who's actually paying any attention to other people who happen to walk along with you...wonder what on earth can be so important as to behave so recklessly?
They've probably not had a collision thus far. People are awfully reckless until their distracted behaviour ends abruptly in the back of a bus...
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My dog will be 15 in mid-September. She just had a check at the vet and she‘s healthy, happy and doing well given her age.

I‘m grateful for as much time as I have with her.
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Re: The August Attitude of Gratitude

The last August days leave space for some summer gratitude -

The weather has been amazing.

Getting back to my fitness routine has been a savior considering my workload, really grateful for being able to jump back in straight away.

Having really nice tutors for my kid and her being so in charge of all.

Having our lake so close.

Living in a place where people don't wait for the system to take charge, they do themselves.

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