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I’m Tammy Strobel. Welcome to my digital home!

I'm a writer, photographer, and cat lover. I'm also obsessed with CrossFit and coffee.

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Everyday Life: Thanksgiving & Gratitude

I had a long and lovely holiday weekend! It was filled with lots of good food, conversations and bike riding fun. On Thanksgiving day, we pedaled into Yreka and volunteered at a soup kitchen serving and delivering Thanksgiving dinner to seniors in need. We spent the rest of the day hanging out with family. And we topped off the weekend with a holiday parade and lots of reading. Over the weekend, I thought a lot about gratitude because I was missing my dad and writing a gratitude list helped me feel less sad. I’ve discovered that writing a gratitude list, for five to ten minutes everyday, brings joy and happiness into my life.

Below is a portion of my gratitude list that I wrote during the holiday. I also included a few photos too.

My Gratitude List . . .

It’s been such a sad and happy year and I’m so grateful for my mom’s friendship and love. She is beautiful.

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I’m grateful for a lovely Thanksgiving evening filled with good food, football games, and awesome photo opportunities.

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I’m grateful for my sweet kittens and adorable baby cows.

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I’m grateful for fun holiday parades and photo walks in Yreka.

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I’m grateful for Logan, my amazing husband and best friend. He makes me laugh and smile everyday.

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Share your gratitude list in the comments section.

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