• Christmas,  Gratitude,  Thanksgiving,  Where I'm published

    Goodwill and gratitude, all year long

    “Be grateful for what you have and stop complaining. It bores everybody else, does you no good, and doesn’t solve any problems.” ~Zig Ziglar Peace on earth, goodwill to all. Lately I’ve been wondering why these sentiments are limited to specific dates on the calendar. Last month, for instance, we all counted our blessings before slicing the Thanksgiving turkey, but resumed the habit of complaining about everything from corrupt politics to lousy football teams as soon as the good china was cleared from the table. As Christmas approaches, our hearts soften again. We mail greeting cards declaring our hope for humanity and the belief that goodness will triumph over evil. We…

  • Holidays,  Photo stories,  Thanksgiving

    Giving thanks

    “Give thanks not just on Thanksgiving Day,  but every day of your life.  Appreciate and never take for granted  all that you have.”  ~Catherine Pulsifer Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones — whether you’re spending the day with family or friends who feel like family. I’m always mindful that I share this daily blog with all of you, and I’m very grateful for the opportunity. Love to all, Cindy Tandem Ciders, Suttons Bay / Cindy La Ferle ______ For social media sharing options and more content, please visit the home page.