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Thankfulness for this week:

10. Dance Christmas party for Stinkerbell

9. My dance mom friends

8. Pushing myself at 9Round

7. Saturday without makeup

6. Dependable handy man

5. Being almost finished with my Christmas shopping

4. Sons of Anarchy

3. Homemade cinnamon rolls

2. Seeing a fabulous version of The Nutcracker

1. Getting to see my special someone

Things I am grateful for:

10. Stinkerbell enjoying 7th grade

9. New Degas shower curtain for my bathroom

8. New rug for my bedroom

7. My kitty cat

6. A very dependable friend

5. Homemade pumpkin & chocolate chip muffins

4. Quiet time

3. Reruns of Friends

2. Good first week of school

1. Students with manners

Thankfulness for the week …

10. Awesome ballet class for Stinkerbell

9. Getting started on my remodeling project

8. Fun week of Vacation Bible School

7. Dental check-ups

6. Finding good homes for three American Girl dolls

5. Reruns of Cheers

4. Yard sale with my favorite cousin

3. Tackling tough CrossFit workouts

2. Nestle Girl Scout cookie candy bars

1. Joking with my special someone

Things to be thankful for this week:

10. Stinkerbell doing well in math

9. Youth group kickoff at church for Stinkerbell

8. High school football game with good friends

7. Being current with Year of the Bible

6. First pointe class for Stinkerbell

5. Samuel Adams Octoberfest is back!

4. Godwin falling in the water on Duck Dynasty

3. Terry Porter running from a snake on Porter Ridge

2. Great Saturday of college football

1. Laughing with my special someone

Thankfulness for the week …

10. Preparing Stinkerbell’s new pointe shoes

9. Labor Day holiday

8. Getting back into my CrossFit routine

7. My honors biology students & their eagerness to learn

6. Anson Mount on Hell on Wheels

5. Crazy twists on Breaking Bad

4. Terry Porter on Porter Ridge

3. College football

2. Victories for both of my teams

1. Nice weekend with my special someone

The week’s gratitude:

10. Stinkerbell getting her first pair of pointe shoes 

9. Preparing for the new school year

8. Lunch with good friends from work

7. Welcome back celebration at Stinkerbell’s dance studio

6. Purchasing tickets for the So You Think You Can Dance 2013 Tour

5. Fun day in Clemson with Stinkerbell

4. Ridiculous antics on The Legend of Shelby the Swamp Man

3. Hilarious season premiere of Duck Dynasty

2. Awesome season premiere of Hell on Wheels

1. Quality time with my special someone

Gratitude for the week:

10. Bonus ballet classes for Stinkerbell 

9. Wrapping up a great week of Vacation Bible School

8. Luncheon honoring a wonderful saint at our church

7. Finishing reading The Painted Girls

6. Stinkerbell being cleared to only wear her retainer at night

5. Opportunity to work with our school’s color guard

4. Watching the Top 20 perform on So You Think You Can Dance

3. Watching Season 2 & Season 3 of Breaking Bad

2. My finger continuing to heal

1. An entire day all to myself

Things to be grateful for this week:

10. Stinkerbell turning 11 years old!

9. Birthday celebrations with family & friends

8. Stinkerbell being cleared by her periodontist

7. Discovering a new brand of ballet shoes

6. Red velvet cake

5. Sticking with my Year of the Bible readings

4. Time to practice my guitar

3. Mother’s Day

2. Hilarious antics on Ax Men

1. Special times with my special someone

 

I came across this truly awesome story.  It struck a chord with me because I am always touched when someone finds ballet or dance to be their passion.  And when you consider what this amazing young woman went through to get to where she is today, how can you not be inspired?

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What I am grateful for this week:

10. Stinkerbell being cleared by the orthopedist to resume normal activities

9. Awesome week of Vacation Bible School

8. Three ballet dancers being named to the top twenty on So You Think You Can Dance

7. CrossFit workouts

6. Going to dinner & catching up with a good friend

5. Hitting the 125 post mark on WordPress

4. Air conditioning

3. Getting to see Magic Mike with two fabulous ladies

2. Great evening on the lake with my special someone

1. Nighttime swim with my special someone


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