January 2, 2015 – Celebrations

This is the January 2, 2015 installment of the Small Celebrations blog hop founded by Vik Lit, the Hop she started and ran for two years while holding down a job, having a social life, and being an utterly delightful person.  I don’t know how she did it.

Managing a hop takes an awful lot of work and time (I know: I only helped out a very little) and this wonderful get-together has had an effect on me beyond having to try to think up something to post on a Friday.

It made me:

1.  Sit down and take stock of things

2.  Notice things

3.  Do what a friend called ‘Looking For The Blessing’

I would think, It’s Thursday: what will I post for Friday? or else I would think This is so nice!  I’ll talk about it on Friday. 

It was a way to really start noticing the good things.  I can lump along with the worst of them and find things to grouse about, but this hop made me look up.  It has been a blessing.

…so today I’m celebrating her.  That’s a lot to be grateful for.

And we’ll see how things go.

What are you celebrating?