Murphy Dome Diaries

A journalist observes life in the far north.

Ten things I’m thankful for

I know this post is four days late. I read somewhere that people get depressed around the holidays because they have in mind how things are supposed to be. The expectations are rarely met, making some people very sad. I have decided to have low expectations this holiday season. I have decided I won’t kill myself trying to make everything perfect. My goal this holiday season is to ski, enjoy myself and have an open heart. I also intend to count my blessings. Here are ten:

1) Forgiveness.
2) I am warm.
3) With time, tension diminishes.
4) Crazy people keep doing crazy things, keeping me in a job. See story here.
5) Long johns.
6) Online banking.
7) The sun will return.
8)) Books.
9) 100 percent chance of a white Christmas.
10) I finally have medical insurance.

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2 comments on “Ten things I’m thankful for

  1. Stacie
    November 30, 2009

    Love your blog, I’m over in the Yukon and totally get where you’re coming from. The daylight especially… but hey, look at it this way – the days will start getting LONGER in THREE WEEKS!!!!!! Yay.

    I’ve spent some time up your way, have a friend on Murphy Dome Rd. so it’s great to keep kind of connected with the area. 🙂

  2. Titanium
    December 9, 2009

    Good is the new perfect. For this I am very thankful… 🙂

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