Friday, October 12, 2012
Grateful for Fridays and Halloween Trees!
Whew! Dodged another few bullets this week...how about you?
Temps in Chicago came down a bit. We revved up the old (and it really is an old one) heater and to my surprise...it worked! It sounded like being inside of a 747 taking off from the airport, but it worked! Gratitude for warmth until I get the rest of my winter clothes from the old house. Gratitude for a working heater as I learn just how cold it is going to get!
Ongoing character building telephone conversations with the Department of Employment Security have taken place this week. Since my sparkling personality and short, but full-bodied resume, are not attracting the attention I thought they would, I have taken another route to secure funds to "keep" the house, the car, and all of the other necessary day-to-day expenses needed to keep a family together! Since I haven't worked in IL, I filed for assistance from MO, since that was where I used to work. It's a saga not worth your time right now, but will give me great fodder for future posts! Gratitude for a roof over my head and food on the table for now!
Can't say it's a good thing to see all of the Christmas decorations in stores BEFORE THE ACTUAL DAY OF HALLOWEEN, however, the child in me is loving the memories that the sparkling lights bring to my scattered brain. They give me a mini-break from the daily dose of reality that binds us all together! Gratitude to know that we are all in this life together, doing the best we can! By the way, the above picture is from a very creative young woman I found on Youtube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8ynn0HN434.
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