This past Saturday, I attended the Women’s March here in Georgia. I’ve never protested or been part of any kind of march before, so I had no idea what to expect. It rained and stormed on us for the first two hours or so, but the march itself was clear and bright. It was amazing. It was so incredibly wonderful to see so many people come together. I was both surprised and inspired by how many people of different ages were there. Everyone was so courteous and warm, it didn’t feel like a protest at all.
Here are some of my notes, thoughts, and take aways from that day.
This blog has been pretty horribly neglected lately. Part of it is due to the fact that I felt like I didn’t really have much to say. My days have been pretty much work, then dog, then sleep. And that’s not too exciting, is it? The other part is that I’ve just been too lazy to sit down and write. Oops. So here’s a quick update on what’s been going on with me…
We just adopted a new dog baby! His name is Hermes, he’s about 6 months old, and we adopted him on April 1st. We’re not quite sure what he is, exactly, but it’s likely some sort of terrier mix, possibly with some schnauzer sprinkled in as well? (Look at those eyebrows and the cute little beard…)
He’s such an amazing little thing. I would have written about him sooner, but I honestly just couldn’t put into words how much he means to me. (I was also kind of lazy. Mreh.) If you’re interested in more pictures of him, he has his own Instagram!
A project was suggested for me recently: over the course of however long it takes, list 1000 things that you’re grateful for. A the time it was suggested, I was almost asleep, and I’ve gone back and thought about it quite a few times, but have never really taken the time to sit down and really think about it. (If you know what I mean.)
Isn’t that how things work in life? We have a list of things we want to accomplish, start, or look into, and every day, we glance over at the list and think, “not today, but maybe tomorrow.”
So here are 5 things I’m grateful for. A start.