From Pipi’s Pasture: Being thankful | CraigDailyPress.com

From Pipi’s Pasture: Being thankful

This has been a year with lots of unusual happenings—not necessarily bad, just “strange.”

In spite of that, there is plenty to be thankful for, and Thanksgiving is a great time to pause and reflect on the positives.

I’m thankful for the following, in no particular order…

• That my husband Lyle survived a heart attack.

Support Local Journalism


• That I have a wonderful family: husband, sons, daughters by marriage (but who we think of as our own), grandchildren, great grandchildren, sisters (and their families), and brother.

• That I have a rewarding career outside the home where I get to work with lots of great people, both co-workers and clients.

• That I’m surrounded by relatives, friends, and others who help me out in so many ways; a list of names would be pages long.

• That my health is good — so that I’m able to roll bales to feed the cows.

• That I get to watch the antics of the cattle and cats and other animals around Pipi’s Pasture.

• That there is a Pipi’s Pasture and I got to care for the Pipi for which it is named.

• That I get to enjoy the fresh air, sunrises and sunsets, full moons, and even the rainy and snowy days.

• That I get to enjoy caring for my flowers in the summer, especially my “Prairie Flowers.”

• That I get to dig in my garden and harvest vegetables (even of the deer made short work of it this year).

• That my life is so full that there is plenty to laugh about (and sometimes cry about).

• That I have the freedom to live where and how I want.

• That there are people who spend their lives making sure that I can live the way I want.

• That our cattle enjoyed a summer with lots of grass and lots of room to roam.

• That a cat named “Helper” goes with me to do chores each day and keeps me occupied while I fill the stock tanks.

• That there is enough water to fill the stock tanks.

This year we will enjoy Thanksgiving with family and friends. I hope your Thanksgiving 2019 is a memorable one!


Support Local Journalism

Readers around Craig and Moffat County make the Craig Press’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

 


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.