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Expressing Thanks; Counting Our Blessings

For the second time in two years, my husband and I find ourselves “displaced” for the holidays. We currently live in a twenty-year old motor home in the driveway of our house, which flooded just before Halloween. In the past, I have occasionally written to our granddaughter, Catherine. Today, I write to ourIMG_3251 fourteen-year old granddaughter once again. This time, I’m reminding myself instead of her.

 Dear Catherine,

Do you remember three years ago when nothing seemed to be going quite right for your family? During cold, dark mornings, you had to wait by yourself for the bus? Middle school seemed overwhelming with crowded lockers, pressured bell changes, and boys spitting in the halls? Continue reading