So like so many other Americans at this time of year I'm trying to remember what I have in my life and what I am thankful for.
Friends and family! I'm glad to have a support group of friends in France that make the distance from my US family a bit more bearable. My little girl, of course! My hubby (despite my gripes...) who does have his good side. My family in the US who has listened to all my sufferings with such patience and been there for me through it all.
|My cutie pie doing her poser smile!|
Fall colors that never fail to move me. I may get a bit down in the fall but the changing colors are still magical to me no matter how many times I see them.
|Can't help it, such gorgeous colors on cobblestones (and cigarette butts).|
|I could snap a million pictures like this and it would never be enough.|
Great colleagues and a job that keeps me in contact with people. I may not be totally doing what I set out to (that is, lab stuff). And maybe I'll get more in gear for looking for those type of jobs when I get back from my trip. But in the meantime I'm thankful to have a better workload (thus better pay) and, as always, the best coworkers in the WORLD! Sure makes getting up in the morning easier.
So I'll end with a quote I should remember more often: "Stop your complaining/leave me defenseless/gonna love this life!" (Virtual points to the first who finds the author...