Day 2916: Living

No matter what day or year it is, I am grateful to be living.

I’m so thankful that you and I are still living, on this Christmas Day 2020.

Do you see evidence of living in today’s images (presented in the order I was living them)?

I wish:

  • sarcasm burned calories,
  • you a Merry Christmas, and
  • better days of living ahead.

Here’s Dierks Bentley with “Living.”

Here is “Carol of the Bells” (with cute cats) by The Living Tombstone.

What are your thoughts and feelings about this “Living” post?

Thanks to all who help me appreciate living every day, including YOU!

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28 thoughts on “Day 2916: Living

  1. Happy day to you, Michael and Aaron, my great friend Ann.

  2. I loved your song selection, and I’d line up for sarcasm gum that burns calories. Thank you Ann for the bright start to my day. Happy Holidays to you and your Peeps.

  3. Merry Christmas to you, Michael and Aaron. Looks like your day will be brightened by gummy bears and, I am pretty sure, some good food and a one-if-a-kind cat. I look forward to hearing your thoughts about that book once you have read it.

  4. Living Allegro. Merry Christmas to you, Aaron and Harley.

    • And Michael!

    • Thanks for the gifts of your comments, Maria. I regifted that video from you in the post after this one.

    • I’m glad you liked it. These are high school girls. I like this version because they used fewer bells, but here’s that same Allegro concerto with handbells by the world famous Tabernacle choir. They use more handbells but on a higher tone. You have to crank it up to hear it well, but I like the other one better.

  5. December 19, 2003: My pulmonologist told me I had Wegener’s granulomatosis and would be dead within two years. Seventeen years and a handful more days later, I am not dead! Yes, according to the day calculations, I’ve been blessed with 6216 days since then. I’m pleased to be alive each and every day. I waste many, too many, with trivial things, yet even on those days, I have to count my blessing of one more day alive. Even in these troubled and troubling times, life is good!

  6. Merry Christmas!

  7. In Australia it is already Boxcing Day. Just woke up, checked the mail in the computer, went to readers and found your wonderful photos. Thank you so much for an excellent job. All these photos are very precious! They really made my day. Life is good! Have a great week and an excellent New Year’s Eve! 🙂
    Kind regards, Uta

  8. puella33

    Thank you for the warm wishes, Ann. Merry Christmas to you and everyone

  9. I just rewatched the episode of Drunk History about the theft of the Mona Lisa and how it turned the painting which wasn’t very popular into one of the world’s most famous works. And now I’m thinking about how that’s a metaphor for living: we don’t really appreciate how extraordinary it is until we’re aware of it.

    • I’m very aware of how extraordinary you are, Chris, and I appreciate another comment from you. Happy holidays to you and yours. ❤

  10. this post is teeming with life! and cookies.

  11. Happy holidays to you, Ann!

  12. Pingback: Day 2917: Gifts | The Year(s) of Living Non-Judgmentally

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