by Olivia Cunning
It's November already? How did that happen?
Since we have so many authors on the Casablanca blog now (which I'm thankful for), I did not get the opportunity to write a post in October about things that go bump in the night. I have to wonder if that is a coincidence or if the calander was too nervous to let an erotic romance author, known for fiery sex scenes, touch that topic with a ten-inch pole. So now you'll just have to wonder how over-the-top that post would have been. Moving on to this month's topic.
What I'm thankful for...
Last year, this post would have been a long glowing, bubbly, happy post about all that's wonderful in my life.
This year, fate decided to urinate in my Cheerios on a continuous basis, so I'm more cranky than thankful, but I'm sure I can come up with something to be thankful for. At least some some things.
I'm thankful for people who make me smile--family, friends, fans, and strangers.
I'm thankful for weekends. Really, really, REALLY thankful for weekends.
I'm thankful for sunshine. I wish I had more time to enjoy it.
I'm thankful for the unconditional love of my dog and the vigorous purrs of my kittens (but not the accompanying love "claws" or when they decide I need a purring cat turban at three a.m.).
I'm thankful for sleep. I love sleep. And lovely, inspirational dreams.
I'm thankful that my son started hugging me again. Amazing how much more you're appreciated when they go off to college.
I'm thankful that I have tissues at my desk because I just made myself cry. They tissues are even blue. My favorite color.
I'm thankful for music and color and flavors. Things that excite my senses and bring small pleasures of the outside world into my internal existance.
I'm thankful that I live in a country that was founded on freedom.
And what I'm most thankful for at this time of year is that I'm not this guy:
I hope everyone has a fabulous weekend and an enjoyable, turkey-filled Thanksgiving. What small things are you most thankful for?