Dear Gratitude Journal :

I’m grateful that despite the heat I forced myself to do some heavy yard work today. A good sweat and a nice weed free vista can do a lot to buoy your optimism. I’m grateful for Walmart. Whenever I leave that place, I feel beautiful, rich, and quite slender. And, I’m grateful I have two refrigerators. I know one should be enough, but it just isn’t.

The end.

Dear Gratitude Journal :

The sun went down some time ago, and it is still over 80° outside. I’m grateful that my house has trees around it, and I have AC. There aren’t many cool places to escape to these days. I’m grateful for the ability to bill some extra hours today. A good use of indoor time. And, I’m grateful for a small improvement in our economic numbers. Lots of people are worried. I hope this bit of good news helps to bolster our collective confidence.

The end.