100 Things I’m Thankful For

  1. Family that always supports me and believes in me
  2. Friends that get me
  3. Colleagues that are very much my family-at-work
  4. Students that make me laugh, cry, think, feel, and stretch…. sometimes all at the exact same time
  5. Prayer and answers to prayer
  6. The Book of Mormon (the book, not the musical)
  7. Tacos
  8. PDX Vox
  9. A roof over my head
  10. Health insurance
  11. My niece, nephew, and one on the way
  12. My education
  13. Being done with grad school, but never done learning
  14. Books
  15. Writers
  16. Netflix
  17. Hulu
  18. Lydia the purple chair
  19. Mike the deliverer and fixer of all chairs
  20. Living in a place that isn’t limited to one language or culture
  21. My Hamilton ticket!
  22. A best friend that’s been in my life for 30 years
  23. Being able to write
  24. Public transportation
  25. Bright colors
  26. My hair stylist
  27. Cats
  28. Chocolate
  29. Finding a good counselor
  30. BSD providing ten sessions per year
  31. Gilmore Girls
  32. Gilmore Guys
  33. Trees
  34. The ocean
  35. Laughter that comes from the depth of the soul
  36. Love in all its many flavors
  37. The Atonement
  38. Coziness–yes, the entire concept
  39. Trains
  40. Magical lipstick
  41. Christmas lights
  42. GPS
  43. Dark chocolate m&m’s
  44. The Round Table Pizza guy
  45. ADA and IDEA
  46. Social media, when used responsibly
  47. Sleep
  48. Temples
  49. Electricity
  50. Indoor plumbing
  51. Obama
  52. Disney
  53. That I got to know all four of my grandparents
  54. And one great-grandparent
  55. Christmas music
  56. Many years of MDA Camp
  57. Living across the street from everything
  58. The first two “inclement weather days,” but only those two
  59. Otters
  60. Pumpkin spice in all the things
  61. Wicked
  62. Sharpie pens
  63. Forgiveness
  64. Leggings
  65. Maxi skirts
  66. The Pacific Northwest
  67. Civil rights activists
  68. Amazon Prime
  69. The humanitarians of the world
  70. The 90s
  71. Dangly earrings
  72. Purple
  73. That we don’t have to pay for every text anymore
  74. The helpers, all of the helpers
  75. My unreasonably good health
  76. Dr. Pepper
  77. Eleven years and counting at the same school
  78. Wisdom and compassion gained from life’s challenges
  79. Skype
  80. Monthly cake days
  81. Puffs Plus With Vicks
  82. Check deposit via smart phone
  83. Having a voice and the confidence to use it
  84. Lasik
  85. Word games
  86. Immigrants
  87. That first sunny day in the spring
  88. All the other sunny days too
  89. Living in a blue state
  90. The term “xennial” finally existing
  91. Choice
  92. Google
  93. My many teachers, both formally and informally
  94. Rainbows
  95. Inside jokes
  96. Avocados
  97. Ducks (the animal, not the mascot)
  98. Patriarchal blessings
  99. Flavored water
  100. Etcetera 🙂

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