• Today I’m grateful to @DrewCastillo for planning a field trip to the range to try out his latest toy, and to @caseymhunt & Rachel for joining. It was nice to see other people in 3D!

  • Today I am grateful that there will be a ‘We Bare Bears’ movie, omg! I’m looking forward to a low key evening eating hot dogs, playing Animal Crossing, and rolling with my homie. <3

  • Today I am grateful for Drew and Batman, who succeeded yesterday in transforming my dread of turning 40 into anticipation for (as Batman told me yesterday) the next 50 years of amazingness.

  • On this cinqo de mayo, I am grateful for my mom who gave birth to me 40 years ago and whose life example continues to inspire me and bring me hope for the future.

    Today, I’m looking forward to watching my favorite Welshie (Christian Bale) movie, Velvet Goldmine. (“The world has changed because you are made of ivory and gold. The curves of your lips rewrite history.”)

  • Today, on this auspicious date of 4/20/20, I am grateful for Snoop Dogg, college bestie Knanders, Americorps hero Bianca, my mom, Drew, Gabo, and Willie Nelson.

    I’m looking forward to celebrating my favorite holiday this afternoon!

  • Today I am grateful for the rain that makes the flowers grow. And for @drewcastillo for taking me on a walk in his park.

  • Today, I’m grateful for Princess TinyCat, even when she’s meowing at nothing the entire morning.

    I’m looking forward to talking to my mom this afternoon and catching up on all the Northy gossip.

  • Today, I’m grateful for the care package we found at our door from Rachel (& Casey) in celebration of R’s birthday. Gummi bears AND Tiff’s Treats. <3

    Looking forward to more Picnic at Hanging Rock tonight with @drewcastillo !

  • Today, I am grateful for my local baker at River City Donuts who keeps me supplied with croissants and kolaches even during these Trying Times.

    I’m looking forward to challenging my skills with Just Dance World Dance Floor tonight!

  • Today, I am grateful for receiving official notice from the Department of Education that my employment is certified as qualifying me to receive Public Service Loan Forgiveness. I still owe over $10k which will be forgiven!

    I’m looking forward to catching up on Riverdale tonight!

  • Today, I’m grateful that @drewcastillo has the will and the means to drive me to work so I can avoid public transit and get some quality time with him ahead of a busy week.

    I’m looking forward to catching up on Outlander tonight!

  • For reals, today I’m grateful for my boss Cecilia, who asked me to fill out a “work from home as needed” request in light of coronavirus & my compromised immune system. I’ve had a lot of great bosses who cared about me as a person, but never one so thoughtful & practical.

  • Today I am grateful for the League of Women Voters and their handy guide of candidates, which helped me make semi-informed decisions while voting.

    I’m looking forward to dancing to some awesome kpop this evening.

  • I’m having trouble feeling gratitude today due to politics-induced anxiety, but I’m grateful to live in a country where I still get to vote, regardless of the impact.

    I’m looking forward to helping @drewcastillo make a few delicious quiches this evening.

  • Today, I’m grateful for the sunshine after too many gray, cold days.

    I’m looking forward to Jesse’s housewarming party this weekend and the chance to catch up with friends I haven’t seen in a while.

  • Today, I’m grateful I got to meet some super cool people from Ireland & Turkey last night, one of whom immediately recognized the source of our trivia team name, Ball Fondlers.

    I’m looking forward to trying some extreme Just Dances I’ve been too scared to attempt before.

  • Today, I’m grateful for the boots my mom got me for Christmas; for the first time in my life, my feet are WARM.

    I’m looking forward to showing off my esoteric and approximate knowledge of all things at the Mr. Tramps pub quiz tonight! Ball Fondlers rule!

  • It’s time for me to start being grateful, so I’m taking a cue from @drewcastillo … today, I am thankful for Facebook for showing me the “memory” of 1 year ago, when Max decided to test out my crochet bag as a potential snoozing site.

    Today, I’m looking forward to Just Dancing!

  • Forgot my cellphone at home today, and the freedom is intoxicating.

  • My 3 themes to focus on for 2020 are:

    (1) Strength
    (2) Connection/Relationships
    (3) Flexibility/Adaptability

  • My only regret is that I have bone-itus.

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