Thursday, December 16, 2010

Those Places Thursday: Being grateful for this year which is almost past

Yesterday I was reminded by a very wise friend about the importance of looking back over this year and thinking about where I have been, what I have accomplished, the challenges I have faced, and those I have met along the way. In the past, as a year draws to its close, I have often been guilty of only looking ahead and thinking about "those places" I have not yet reached, whether they be in terms of actual physical travel, or tasks I want to begin, or to complete. By just looking ahead I fail to remember "those places" to which I have travelled in this past year.

Venturing to start this blog in March, and 'Over thy dead body' in May, are two of "those places" to which I have 'travelled', so to speak. I am very grateful for the adventures I've had on this blogging journey, both the good and the not so good. I am most truly grateful for the friends and family members I have met, and the people who have been touched by the stories I have so far uncovered about my family. No matter how you travel, important to remember life is a journey, not a destination.

Happy Holidays Everyone,


  1. I love your blog. I am glad you started. it.

  2. Hi Carol and hummer, Thanks so much for your comments. Carol, thanks for being my inspiration. hummer, oh my goodness, what a nice thing to say. Thanks to you both, cheers! Jennifer

  3. I enjoy both your blogs too :-) Happy Holidays to you too!

  4. Hi Jo, Thanks for your lovely comment. Happy Holidays to you! I hope the weather is nice in Scotland for Christmas. Cheers! Jennifer


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