Thursday, November 20, 2008

Theme Thursday - Thankful

Everyday I try to be thankful for a different thing. I have said before that I have never noticed nature as much as I have this year. Whether it was because of my new camera or through Ella's eyes....I notice everyday how beautiful nature is. It snowed the other day but was gone by the afternoon. Never the less, Ella wanted to enjoy it while it lasted. So we did.

Innocence, hope, beauty, creativity, imagination.....I am thankful to see all of that in my daughter.

To have a house to keep us warm and have two steady paychecks coming have found love. To be so close to my parents. To have my health. To have gas prices drop everyday. To be able to need nothing (even if there is a list of things I want). ;P

To just be. Sometimes I am happy to just be me.


To see what others are thankful for, head on over to Stacy's.


Stacy November 20, 2008 at 9:22 AM  

Wonderful sentiments, Joanna. Wonderful shots of your sweet Ella, too. :) The snow was too quick to melt, wasn't it? Once Thanksgiving hits, I want snow on the ground for it to truly feel like the holidays. If its cold out we might as well have snow, right?? :)

Jen November 20, 2008 at 9:37 AM  

It is so crazy seeing snow on the ground. Ella looks so adorable with that great big scarf around her neck. I am thankful for many of the same things!

Megan November 20, 2008 at 10:12 AM  

love her wispy hairs on her face!

laura - dolcepics November 20, 2008 at 12:06 PM  

Joanna! These are fabulous! Love the header too... sorry, I guess it's been a while since I've been around!

MGF November 20, 2008 at 3:01 PM  

The snow, i am so not ready.

Hey, have I missed that you work? What kind of work do you do?

Christina November 20, 2008 at 3:53 PM  

Beautiful words and a beautiful girl!

SV Case November 20, 2008 at 5:22 PM  

I'm so glad you're you too. ~S~

Brittany November 20, 2008 at 10:39 PM  

Great things to be thankful for!

Jaimee November 20, 2008 at 10:41 PM  

Wonderful post, Joanna...we do have so much to be thankful for...especially with the way our world is going right now!

Love that second picture...she's perfection in a scarf....

Anonymous November 21, 2008 at 3:19 PM  

Beautiful. All of it!

Happy Thanksgiving! :)

Kimberly November 22, 2008 at 12:00 AM  

Beautiful post! I am so jealous that you guys get snow! The last we had snow down here in Houston was in 2004, Violet's very first Christmas.

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