Posts tagged ‘Books’

2011/02/24

Gratitude Journal 20110223

I am thankful for or that

  1. My company pays for Oracle hardware and software support.
  2. Finding a kindred spirit on the hW side of the house.
  3. The opportunity to make change in the W environment.
  4. SharePoint wiki as it is much better than DocuShare.
  5. A beautiful, sunny, cool day.
  6. My friend CAW.
  7. Having prescription medical coverage via Express-Scripts.
  8. Leftovers for lunch and dinner.
  9. Money to buy breakfast.
  10. The public library.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Creating documentation in the soon to be deprecated wiki.
  2. Raising the question of creating a team wiki for the hW side.
  3. Taking CIB to the library.
  4. Performing several therapies on my back.
  5. Working diligently to solve problems on the job.
  6. Helping people who asked me for help.
  7. Eating paleo style nearly all day.
  8. Taking care of problems w/ my prescriptions.
  9. Keeping in touch with GH about the roof replacement.
  10. Reading 10 pages each of The Way of Zen and Why I’m Not a Christian.
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2011/02/21

Gratitude Journal 20110220

I am thankful for or that

  1. Money to buy food during CIB’s basketball awards program at Fuddruckers.
  2. A chance to have a buffalo burger.
  3. The Greenville Public Library system.
  4. Money to buy food at Sam’s Club & Bi-Lo.
  5. Our grill.
  6. CIB cooking dinner.
  7. GAB cleaning up the den.
  8. LEB raking and bagging more leaves.
  9. JMcA coming over to play with MJB again.
  10. Watching NBA basketball w/ GAB, CIB & MJB.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Doing the Intu-Flow recovery routine from the Bodyweight Blueprint for Fat Loss.
  2. Taking the boys to CIB’s basketball lunch.
  3. Doing laundry.
  4. Putting fresh sheets on our bed.
  5. Putting fresh towels in both bathrooms.
  6. Making coffee.
  7. Reading.
  8. Taking CIB to the library.
  9. Helping w/ dinner.
  10. Grilling a pork loin after CIB finished the steaks.
2011/02/13

Gratitude Journal 20110212

I am thankful for or that

  1. GAB putting gas in the car.
  2. LEB taking MJB to the Furman Universitymen’s basketball game.
  3. LEB & MJB getting home safely.
  4. GAB getting home safely.
  5. Being able to go to MJBs basketball game.
  6. A warm, sunny day.
  7. Our high speed internet connection.
  8. Citrix.
  9. Google Voice.
  10. The SyFy Channel.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Working out.
  2. Eliminating a box of junk from the storage room and letting LEB know I did it.
  3. Shooting baskets w/ MJB.
  4. Going to MJB’s basketball game.
  5. Doing tasks for work late at night andĀ for a second night in a row.
  6. Eating mostly paleo.
  7. Taking all my prescriptions.
  8. Getting some fresh air and sunshine.
  9. Reading.
  10. Saying no.
2011/01/01

Gratitude Journal 20101231

I am thankful for or that

  1. An extremely challenging year personally.
  2. The party hosted by SM & her husband G.
  3. GAB getting home safely from her party.
  4. Our working washer & dryer.
  5. A nice neighborhood to walk through.
  6. A quick response from Adam Steer of Tacfit Commando.
  7. Wireless networking.
  8. High speed internet.
  9. Gas to drive around as needed.
  10. Hot, clean water for showers.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Doing laundry.
  2. Going for a walk.
  3. Going to SM’s party with LEB.
  4. Encouraging FLYLady followers via twitter.
  5. Washing dishes.
  6. Listening to Drive by Daniel Pink while walking.
  7. Not drinking at the party.
  8. Showering.
  9. Shaving.
  10. Reading.
2010/12/19

Gratitude Journal 20101218

I am thankful for or that

  1. A quiet day at home.
  2. A warm house on a chilly, grey, winter day.
  3. College football on ESPN.
  4. Our laundry washing and drying machines.
  5. GAB getting home safely for her friend’s house.
  6. Free movie tickets!
  7. Money to buy dinner from Krystal for LEB & myself after the movie.
  8. The actors, cast and crew who made Unstoppable.
  9. Gas for us to drive around
  10. LEB’s Aunt SJM allowing MJB to visit her for a few days.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Doing laundry.
  2. Reading.
  3. Showering and washing my hair.
  4. Going to the movies w/ LEB.
  5. Insisting that GAB pick up her dirty clothes & put away her clean clothes before going out.
  6. Buying dinner for LEB and myself.
  7. Checking the oil in the van.
  8. Doing a quick Swish-n-swipe in the kids’ bathroom.
  9. Keeping this journal.
  10. Going to sleep early.
2010/11/27

Gratitude Journal 20101126

I am thankful for or that

  1. Rain.
  2. A parking spot close to the office on a cool, rainy morning.
  3. My unlimited text plan from Verizon.
  4. LEB’s reawakened hotness.
  5. Being able to go back to sleep after taking GAB to work.
  6. Money to buy food.
  7. The ability to walk.
  8. All of the technical documentation available on the web, particularly for NetApps.
  9. A warm, dry house on a cold, damp night.
  10. LEB picking up GAB from work.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Doing laundry.
  2. Fulfilling my on call responsibilities for work.
  3. Eating leftovers.
  4. Taking several short walks through out the day.
  5. Taking my prescriptions.
  6. Putting off impulse purchases.
  7. Turning off the Alabama vs Auburn football game and going to an AA meeting.
  8. Sharing during the meeting.
  9. Doing personal development reading.
  10. Going to bed early.
2010/11/26

Gratitude Journal 20101125

I am thankful for or that

  1. My daughter, GAB cooking green bean casserole from scratch!
  2. LEB cooking Macaroni and cheese from scratch!
  3. My son, CIB baking an apple pie from scratch!
  4. LEB driving us to ATL to my mom’s house.
  5. All the other food that my mom and sister cooked!
  6. BillD helping me figure out and solve the email/spam problem that was killing our customer email platform.
  7. High speed internet and wireless networking.
  8. Money to buy a Honey Baked Ham.
  9. LEB driving us home to Greenville, SC from ATL.
  10. A day spent with family.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Working diligently on my problems on the job.
  2. Staying awake with LEB during the second half of the drive home.
  3. Loading up the car to come home.
  4. Doing some laundry.
  5. Taking a shower.
  6. Taking a walk at the rest stop on the way to ATL.
  7. Reading personal development books.
  8. Taking out the garbage and recycle.
  9. Drinking lots of water.
  10. Resting when I could.
2010/11/24

Gratitude Journal 20101124

I am thankful for or that

  1. I was able to wake up and drive into work early to fix a problem.
  2. GAB getting home safely late last night.
  3. High speed internet.
  4. My Motorola Droid.
  5. Citrix XenApp.
  6. PuTTY.
  7. A good nights sleep.
  8. Hot, clean water for showers.
  9. A warm, dry house.
  10. Electricity.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Having a frank, calm discussion w/ GAB.
  2. Working diligently on the job.
  3. Doing laundry.
  4. Walking two miles today.
  5. Walking long routes from & to my parking lot at work.
  6. Going to the library.
  7. Tracking my tasks and the time spent on them w/ the Pomodoro Technique.
  8. Asking for help when I needed it.
  9. Ordering our honey baked ham yesterday.
  10. Sending LEB a $6 off coupon for the ham!
2010/11/20

Gratitude Journal 20101119

I am thankful for or that

  1. The Ubuntu Linux distribution.
  2. The human brain, particularly mine!
  3. Free and open source software.
  4. All the food colleagues brought to work to share yesterday.
  5. Sunshine.
  6. My Android phone.
  7. GAB washing dishes.
  8. Medicine for CIB and MJB.
  9. Books and audio books from the library.
  10. Our house.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Doing my morning routine of chores.
  2. Doing my work morning routine.
  3. Helping colleagues at work.
  4. Taking walks through out the day.
  5. Practicing the Pomodoro Technique.
  6. Reading rather than watching TV.
  7. Taking the trash & recycle out to the street.
  8. Completing my benefits enrollment.
  9. Allowing GAB to use the car.
  10. Picking up MJB from school.
2010/11/12

Gratitude Journal 20101110

I am thankful for or that

  1. Tai Chi class in front of the downtown Courtyard by Marriott courtesy Equilibrium Zen Gym.
  2. Money to buy breakfast.
  3. Gas to drive.
  4. VLC media player.
  5. Food for dinner.
  6. The Brew & Ewe where I got breakfast.
  7. A beautiful autumn day.
  8. The gift of mobility.
  9. LEB and the kids.
  10. GAB’s discus coach.

I acknowledge myself for

  1. Doing laundry.
  2. Going to tai chi class.
  3. Having a healthy breakfast.
  4. Making the coffee.
  5. Taking MJB to school.
  6. Interacting w/ people via Twitter and FaceBook.
  7. Keeping this journal.
  8. Taking walking breaks.
  9. Picking up and taking my prescriptions.
  10. Reading.