Archive for June, 2009

2009/06/30

Gratitude Journal 20090629

I am thankful for or that

  1. Turbulence Training.
  2. Our stationary bike.
  3. Air conditioning.
  4. Some leftover metal tubing and our cyclone fence which combined allow me to do bodyweight rows.
  5. Leftovers for dinner.
  6. LEB packing my lunch.
  7. A nice, sunny day.
  8. Gas to drive GAB to youth group at church.
  9. Eat Stop Eat!
  10. Fresh fruit.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Working out even though I was tired and sore.
  2. Doing laundry.
  3. Making the bed.
  4. Working diligently on numerous tasks while at work.
  5. Going to sleep at a decent hour.
  6. Showering before bed.
  7. Closing the blinds throughout the house.
  8. Turning on exterior lights so LEB and CIB wouldn’t come home to a dark drive way and car port.
  9. Making sure MJB got showered.
  10. Taking GAB to youth group.
2009/06/29

Gratitude Journal 20090628

I am thankful for or that

  1. The neighborhood swimming pool.
  2. Sun screen.
  3. The swimming lessons my mom got for me when I was in elementary school.
  4. LEB cooking dinner.
  5. Hot water for showers.
  6. Air conditioning.
  7. Spinx selling beer on Sunday.
  8. All the kids can swim.
  9. The look of joy on MJB’s face as he goes off the diving board at the pool.
  10. My exercise/stability ball.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Taking the kids swimming.
  2. Getting up when I realized that no matter what I was not going back to sleep.
  3. Doing laundry.
  4. Going to sleep at a decent hour.
  5. Taking a shower after swimming.
  6. Reading 10+ pages of a personal development book, How to Sell Network Marketing Without Fear, Anxiety or Losing Your Friends!
  7. Listening to 30+ minutes of How To Build The Network Marketing Business YOU Really Want!
  8. Stretching like I said I would.
  9. Keeping this journal.
  10. Running the dishwasher.
2009/06/28

Gratitude Journal 20090627

I am thankful for or that

  1. Having the money to go grocery shopping.
  2. Having the money to go to the movies and see Transformers Revenge of the Fallen with CIB.
  3. Having the money to see Star Trek and Terminator Salvation.
  4. Gas to drive around town.
  5. Having money for GAB to buy a new swim suit.
  6. GAB cooking dinner.
  7. Our working laundry washing and drying machines.
  8. Turbulence Training workout routines.
  9. Our refrigerators.
  10. Clean, fresh water and ice for drinking.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Going grocery shopping.
  2. Taking the boys with me grocery shopping.
  3. Being patient with the boys.
  4. Doing laundry.
  5. Taking time for myself to go see two movies late at night.
  6. Taking CIB to the movies.
  7. Working out.
  8. Completing a 24 hour fast.
  9. Reading 10+ pages of a personal development book, How to Sell Network Marketing Without Fear, Anxiety or Losing Your Friends!
  10. Listening to 30+ minutes of How To Build The Network Marketing Business YOU Really Want!
2009/06/27

Gratitude Journal 20090626

I am thankful for or that

  1. Patient help from my colleague RS.
  2. Fresh water and ice from the machines at work.
  3. LEB cooking breakfast.
  4. SM coming to visit.
  5. SM bringing lots of fresh fruits and vegetables to share with us.
  6. Sweet watermelon and peaches.
  7. Air conditioning on a hot day.
  8. GAB cleaning the hall bathroom.
  9. GAB washing dishes.
  10. GAB putting away the leftover food from dinner.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Keeping this journal.
  2. Going to sleep early.
  3. Working diligently all day to rebuild a server.
  4. Doing laundry.
  5. Making our bed.
  6. Keeping this journal.
  7. Tracking my time at work.
  8. Reading for pleasure.
  9. Having dinner with the family.
  10. Responding to comments on this blog.
2009/06/26

Gratitude Journal 20090625

I am thankful for or that

  1. LEB cooking dinner.
  2. GAB taking MJB swimming.
  3. Turbulence Training.
  4. Our stationary bike.
  5. PRBC Child Development Center.
  6. Being able to work from home.
  7. All the things that make me technically able to work from home: High speed internet, cell phones, instant messenger, email, VNC, VPN, Citrix & Remote Desktop.
  8. A bright sunny day.
  9. The Greenville Federal Credit Union.
  10. Pandora internet radio.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Working out.
  2. Running Dad’s Taxi service 🙂
  3. Doing laundry.
  4. Running the dishwasher.
  5. Making the bed.
  6. Working on many tasks diligently for work.
  7. Going to sleep at a decent hour.
  8. Reading 10+ pages of a personal development book, How to Sell Network Marketing Without Fear, Anxiety or Losing Your Friends!
  9. Listening to 30+ minutes of personal development material from http://www.nexera.com.
  10. Keeping this journal.
2009/06/25

Gratitude Journal 20090624

I am thankful for or that

  1. LEB buying dinner for us and GAB’s friend JC, who is moving back to the Dominican Republic, at East China Buffet.
  2. Clean, cool, water to drink.
  3. Breezes on a hot day.
  4. The Greenville Transit Authority.
  5. That I can walk.
  6. Being pain free.
  7. Medical insurance
  8. Hamster time tracking software.
  9. Electricity.
  10. Ubuntu Linux.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Keeping track of my time for work.
  2. Going to dinner w/ family and friends.
  3. Reading 10+ pages of a personal development book, Leaving America.
  4. Listening to 30+ minutes of personal development material from http://www.nexera.com.
  5. Doing laundry.
  6. Taking my breakfast and lunch to work instead of eating out.
  7. Taking a couple of walking breaks during the day.
  8. Working diligently on help desk tickets at work.
  9. Going to sleep early.
  10. Keeping this journal.
2009/06/24

Gratitude Journal 20090623

I am thankful for or that

  1. Dad sending me some money for Father’s Day. Quite unexpected!
  2. Mojitos Restaurant.
  3. LEB getting the AC fixed in the van.
  4. The public library.
  5. Turbulence Training.
  6. GAB cooking dinner.
  7. Air Conditioning.
  8. My cell phone.
  9. WordPress.
  10. A sunny day.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Taking LEB out for dinner and drinks at Mojitos.
  2. Working out.
  3. Reading 10+ pages of a personal development book, How to Sell Network Marketing Without Fear, Anxiety or Losing Your Friends!
  4. Listening to 30+ minutes of personal development material from http://www.nexera.com.
  5. Going to sleep early.
  6. Taking my prescriptions.
  7. Working out.
  8. Getting caught up on my time keeping for work.
  9. Doing laundry.
  10. Keeping this journal.
2009/06/23

Gratitude Journal 20090622

I am thankful for or that

  1. Being able to attend a free 1st Aid, CPR & AED class at work.
  2. LEB cooking dinner.
  3. Mr. JD giving GAB a ride to youth group.
  4. The Pelham Road Baptist Church CDC summer program for the boys.
  5. Leftovers for lunch.
  6. Our working laundry washing & drying machines.
  7. My job.
  8. Air conditioning.
  9. The peace and solitude to be found at mid day in Springwood Cemetary.
  10. Cereal for breakfast.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Eating breakfast.
  2. Taking my lunch to work.
  3. Folding clothes.
  4. Eating dinner w/ the family.
  5. Reading 10+ pages of a personal development book, How to Sell Network Marketing Without Fear, Anxiety or Losing Your Friends!
  6. Listening to 30+ minutes of personal development material from http://www.nexera.com.
  7. Going to sleep early.
  8. Having a discussion on a difficult topic w/ LEB & GAB that resulted in reduction of privileges for GAB.
  9. Calling Port City Java to see if LEB left her sweater there.
  10. Keeping this journal.
2009/06/22

Gratitude Journal 20090621

I am thankful for

  1. All the Father’s Day cards.
  2. The two new pairs of swimming trunks that LEB and the kids gave me.
  3. The neighborhood swimming pool.
  4. Early morning rain.
  5. Our grill.
  6. Money to buy some things for dinner.
  7. Turbulence Training.
  8. Our stationary bike.
  9. High speed internet, cell phones, instant messenger, email, VNC, VPN, & Remote Desktop, all of which let me work remotely.
  10. Being able to call my dad and Laura’s dad. I’m so glad you guys are still alive.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Working out.
  2. Taking the kids swimming
  3. Cooking dinner.
  4. Changing the sheets on our bed.
  5. Reading 10+ pages of a personal development book, Mindset.
  6. Answering pages in a timely fashion.
  7. Hanging up the towels after we went swimming.
  8. Brushing my teeth before bed.
  9. Taking a shower after swimming.
  10. Going to sleep early.
2009/06/21

Gratitude Journal 20090620

I am thankful for or that

  1. Being able to swim.
  2. The neighborhood pool.
  3. A chance to take a nap.
  4. Getting home from Charlotte, NC safely.
  5. GAB being willing to help with the fundraiser car wash for her band.
  6. LEB, CIB and MJB helping with the church house refurb project.
  7. High speed internet, cell phones, instant messenger, email, VNC, VPN, & remote desktop, all of which let me work remotely.
  8. A hot, sunny day.
  9. Sun screen.
  10. Clean, hot water for showers.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Recognizing I needed a nap and taking one.
  2. Answering pages in a timely fashion.
  3. Going swimming with the family.
  4. Eating dinner with the family.
  5. Having open and honest if painful discussions with LEB.
  6. Reading 10+ pages of a personal development book, Mindset.
  7. Listening to 30+ minutes of personal development material from http://www.nexera.com.
  8. Hanging up the towels after we went swimming.
  9. Being willing to turn off the TV so LEB could sleep peacefully.
  10. Going back to Port City Java in CLT and asking for my breakfast receipt before leaving town.