Things For Which I Am Thankful

Generators. Flashlights. Sisterskype. The world’s cuddliest pest control. Lint removers. Frequent flyer miles. Household help. DPO. Contraband bacon. Sunscreen. Mefloquine. My 401(k). French/English dictionaries. Comp time. Dinner invitations. Job satisfaction. Having a job in a time when jobs are hard to come by. Pineapples. Neighbors. Perspective. Flexibility. Friendships that endure distance and time. Family who love me and miss me when I’m gone. Disposable income. Backyard avocados. Pool floats. Realizing every day how much I have to be thankful for.

Etc., etc., etc.