I'd like to give some thanks today.
I'm thankful for my family, my extended family, my virtual family and friends. I'm very thankful to be a part of the EverQuest II community.
I'm thankful for a great part time job and Hubby's endurance through tough employment times to a great job. I'm thankful we no longer qualify for any kind of public assistance. I'm also very thankful it was there when we needed it, we'd be in pretty bad financial shape right now without it.
I'm thankful the Post Office devised flat-rate Priority Mail boxes, which probably saved me 50% on my holiday shipping.
I'm thankful for the store clerks and cashiers who put in massive hours without displaying any sign of Post Black Friday Stress Syndrome. And the shoppers who were out there with me who smiled and were polite even though it was, to quote Kiddo "NUTSO!" out there.
I'm thankful for our postal carrier, who came by one day with six huge boxes from family, and was delivering well past 5pm every day the last couple weeks.
I'm thankful that we were able to give the kids a humdinger of a Christmas without carrying it on credit. I'm especially thankful for an unexpected Christmas bonus which facilitated us getting them their extra cool big gift (I'll blog the Christmas loot another day, I'm thankful for that too, but this isn't the time).
I'm thankful that our Armed Forces are out there for us.
I'm thankful that no one was hurt in the two fender-benders Hubby managed saw, but was not involved in, yesterday. I'm especially thankful he (and the baby) were not involved.
I'm thankful the kids are napping right now!
I'm thankful we found Kiddo a new preschool.
I'm thankful I learned how to make fruitcake.
And I'm thankful for this blog, and the two dozen people who read it (you know who you are!) and enjoy sharing my ramblings!
Hope your Christmas was wonderful!