Archive for July, 2010

Simple, Lovely Day

July 31, 2010

Today, I am grateful for:

  1. Yoga
  2. Sunshine streaming through a window
  3. Writing

Beach Day

July 30, 2010

Today, I am grateful for:

  1. This summer, which has had so much perfect beach weather
  2. A quiet evening
  3. Black Eyed Susans

Bonus Photo from my yard:

Another Long Day

July 29, 2010

Today, I am grateful for:

  1. A visit with my sweet neighbors this evening to cheer me up after a long day
  2. A reassuring talk with my aunt
  3. My cat, who always seems to know when I need him to sit on my lap and purr

Long Day

July 28, 2010

Today, I am grateful for:

  1. Sticking with this project, even through the slumps
  2. Antibiotics
  3. Phone conversations with my mom

Growing Season

July 27, 2010

Today, I am grateful for:

  1. Focus
  2. Accomplishing a lot today
  3. Feeling optimistic

Monday Simplicity

July 26, 2010

Today, I am grateful for:

  1. My colleagues at work
  2. Laughter
  3. Being a student again

Vacation’s End

July 25, 2010

Today, I am grateful for:

  1. A vacation week that had more highs than lows
  2. A productive day
  3. Solitude

Namaste

July 24, 2010

Today, I am grateful for:

  1. Finding a wonderful new yoga studio through pure serendipity
  2. Spending time in the Buddhist Art gallery at the MFA this afternoon
  3. A thoroughly peaceful day

Bonus photo from the museum:

Rainy Evening

July 23, 2010

Today, I am grateful for:

  1. Finishing a first draft of my paper
  2. Rain
  3. All the bodhisattvas who tried my patience today in order to help me practice equanimity

Beautiful

July 22, 2010

Today, I am grateful for:

  1. Perfect summer weather
  2. Sitting on a deck overlooking the harbor, eating a lobster roll in Portland with my mom —  one of my favorite annual traditions
  3. Moments of genuine happiness