Tag Archives: gratitude

Reflections on infinite pie for Thanksgiving

Funny how after four months of weekly cheat days with some truly stupendous pigouts, I’m now looking forward to a gentle, mindful meal tomorrow afternoon. I want to savor tastes and smells. To tune in to gratitude. I don’t want … Continue reading

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A super cool Mother’s Day gift

My husband stopped buying me presents years ago because I’m the world’s worst gift recipient. I overanalyze everything, fret about the cost and consistently fail to display the proper amount of unbridled joy (even when I try really hard).   … Continue reading

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An overanalyzed (but appreciated) thank-you note

I opened a thank-you note from my nephew Garrett the other day, and was stunned to find that he’d tacked this sentence onto the end of an otherwise typical graduation gift response: “Also, thank you Aunt Tanya for being such … Continue reading

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