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Gratitude x 47

In celebration of my 47th birthday, I’ve made a list. Now, what you won’t find on this list are the greatest blessings of my life: my faith, my loved ones, my health, the health of my loved ones . . . . Of course I am more than grateful for these, plus lots, lots more than I have listed here. Still, here’s a list—a sampling—of 47 specific things (in no particular order) that I appreciate.

1. Birthdays

2. Asheville

3. Portobello mushrooms

4. The Civil Rights Movement

5. Purple

6. Yellow roses

7. Disney World

8. Caswell

9. My mother’s homemade doughnuts

10. Waterfalls

11. Netflix

12. Fresh figs

13. Rosa Parks

14. Used book stores

15. The American History Museum of the Smithsonian

16. Interstates

17. Air conditioning

18. Office supplies

19. Clean water

20. Watermelon

21. Church

22. Laptops

23. Card Games

24. Ruby Bridges

25. Recycling

26. Motown

27. Moosetracks Ice Cream

28. Gardner-Webb University

29. Bananagrams

30. The Trinity

31. Zumba

32. Denzel Washington

33. Seafood

34. Just Dance

35. Clorox wipes

36. Beach Music

37. Carrot Cake

38. My Swiffer Wet Jet

39. Sandwich thins

40. Music education

41. Libraries

42. Stationery

43. Pets

44. Slow cookers

45. Google

46. Digital photography

and #47: People who read my blog

About the Author Aileen Lawrimore

Aileen Mitchell Lawrimore is a mother x 3, wife x 28 (years not men), minister, speaker, writer, retreat leader, and lover of beagles and books. She has a lot to say.

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Dawn says July 22, 2012

Amo mea sororula, quae indicem tam iucundum scribit!
(I love my little sister, who writes such a nice list!)

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