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The word gratitude comes from the Latin root gratus, meaning “pleasing; welcome; agreeable.” Gratus is also the root of related terms such as grace, gratuity and gratis, all signifying positive moods, actions and ideas. This is because of its Proto-Indo-European root, gwere, meaning “to praise, to celebrate; to be in contact with the Divine.” In other words, being grateful is equivalent to feeling the presence… Continue reading Gratus

Blogging, Favorite Things, Humor, iPhone Notes, Life, Nonsense, Writing

Things I Want to Remember | Part Ten

I don’t want to forget these random thoughts that have been floating around in my head, so I’ve written them down in the notes section of my iPhone. I’m sharing them with you because I suspect they may be something that you can relate to as well. Or not. If you’re here for the first… Continue reading Things I Want to Remember | Part Ten

Favorite Things, Uncategorized, Writing

My Favorite Documentaries

Most of you know how much I like a good documentary. In fact, I would say it is my favorite type of movie. I appreciate learning about others, I enjoy "connecting" with real people, and I prefer watching movies that educate me about human beings and their experiences. I don't think I'm alone in feeling… Continue reading My Favorite Documentaries

Blogging, Favorite Things, Humor, Life, Nonsense, Pets, Universe, Writing

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots – Episode 47

If you’re new to my blog, welcome! Here is an explanation of the tater tot post. Margaret You're going to love this news if you grew up reading this book: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgO3jIC2Rh8 Judy Blume was present throughout the filming process, as evidenced by the trailer. Also? It comes out on my birthday. 🖤 Prompts no more? I'm disappointed… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots – Episode 47

Favorite Things, Humor, Life, Nonsense, Pets, Soul Homework, What I Kept

What I Kept | January 2023

These are the things I kept on my phone in the first month of 2023. Click here to read previous What I Kept posts. Oh Roger... My parents got us a tabletop fire pit for Christmas and on New Years Day we toasted marshmallows. My friend sent this to me. Why is this so true??… Continue reading What I Kept | January 2023

Anxiety, Blogging, Food, Humor, iPhone Notes, Life, Nonsense, Writing

100 Things I Don’t Love

This was a lot more cathartic than I expected. It also didn't take long to think of. Everyone should make one, in my opinion. I'm thinking of making another one. 100 Things I Don't Love (in no particular order) Migraines Overhead lighting Cannons at parades Home improvement stores The smell of burning hair Awkward silence… Continue reading 100 Things I Don’t Love