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2021-09-21: Today I am grateful for @milsyobtaf, @phaballa, and Reba’s audience for Ghosts of Tsushima ๐Ÿ—ก๏ธ๐Ÿน โ€ฆ

2021-09-19: Today I am grateful for the trust we’ve earned from our neighbors to dog-sit while โ€ฆ

2021-09-17: Today I am grateful for the positive encouragement of my neighborhood as I crested 1000# on โ€ฆ

2021-09-16: Today I am grateful for Nashville-style hot chicken nearby ๐Ÿ—๐Ÿ”ฅ I am looking forward to making a big โ€ฆ

2021-09-15: Today I am grateful for the flexibility to go on a short hike with my friend and mentor Kelly in the โ€ฆ

2021-09-13: Today I am grateful for the people in my life who teach me its OK to ask for help (including Alexa, โ€ฆ

2021-09-12: Today I am grateful for my first massage in years ๐Ÿ’†๐Ÿฝ I am looking forward to showing off my new TV โ€ฆ

2021-09-10: Today I am grateful for the people in my life I can conflict with and not fear abandonment ๐Ÿฅถ I am โ€ฆ

2021-09-08: Today I am grateful for @milsyobtaf for teaching me how to deadlift ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-09-07: Today I am grateful for how good of a hugger @milsyobtaf is ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค— I am looking forward to testing my โ€ฆ

2021-09-06: Today I am grateful for @caseymhunt who had a special birthday message for me and @milsyobtaf I am โ€ฆ

2021-09-05: Today I am grateful for the first “party” I’ve been to in years ๐ŸŽ‰ I am looking โ€ฆ

2021-09-04: Today I am grateful for my friend Sarah who spotted me running shirtless the other day and let me โ€ฆ

2021-09-02: Today I am grateful for my new TV (and the half dozen people who helped finance, install, and โ€ฆ

2021-09-01: Today, September 1st, Texas enacted the most restrictive abortion laws in the country. I am grateful โ€ฆ

2021-09-01: Today I am grateful for @caseymhunt for accepting the delivery of my new TV during the single hour I โ€ฆ

2021-08-31: Today I am grateful for @milsyobtaf - happy birthday big bro ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ I am looking forward to lunch with โ€ฆ

2021-08-30: Today I am grateful for all y’all that celebrated my birthday ๐ŸŽ‚ (special shout out to Reba who โ€ฆ

2021-08-28: Today I am grateful for 36 years ๐ŸŽ‚ I am looking forward to good vibes from my community โค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽ‰

2021-08-26: Today I am grateful for old love letters I can read when I’m feeling down ๐Ÿ’Œ I am looking โ€ฆ

2021-08-25: Today I am grateful for people who tell me secrets - I am proud to be a one-man safe space ๐Ÿ™Š I am โ€ฆ

2021-08-24: Today I am grateful for the friendship that led to this beautiful table in our home (thank you โ€ฆ

2021-08-23: Today I am grateful for the wonderful exchange of ideas, fine art, and spybots with Adrian and Monรฉt โ€ฆ

2021-08-22: Today I am grateful for a body that let me run 50 5ks in 57 days ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ“† I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-08-21: Today I am grateful for my running practice - shaved a minute off of my 5k ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝ I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2021-08-20: Today I am grateful for social salads with the Sac and Metta World Peace ๐Ÿฅ—๐Ÿ’Ÿ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-08-19: Today I am grateful for robots that sing rainstorms to me while I sleep โ›ˆ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ด I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-08-17: Today I am grateful for my lovely friends who came to see us with Kolaches and exotic water in hand, โ€ฆ

2021-08-16: Today I am grateful for clean, cool, refreshing water ๐Ÿ’ฆ I am looking forward to discussing product โ€ฆ

2021-08-15: Today I am grateful for the work we put in last week to clean up the garage a bunch ๐Ÿ“ฆ๐Ÿ›๏ธ I am looking โ€ฆ

2021-08-12: Today I am grateful for my wife telling me she appreciates my “licentiousness” for her โ€ฆ

2021-08-11: Today I am grateful for freezers, the cold box inside my cold box inside my warm box that keeps my โ€ฆ

2021-08-10: Today I am grateful for the incredible consideration shown by my #Pac as they return from traveling โ€ฆ

2021-08-09: Today I am grateful for Signal, which has enabled my neighbors and me to coordinate care of their โ€ฆ

2021-08-08: Today I am grateful for the person behind the concession counter who shouted “You better work โ€ฆ

2021-08-07: Today I am grateful that my wife is a beautiful dancer who likes to dance with me even though โ€ฆ

2021-08-06: Today I am grateful for my friendship with @caseymhunt which includes privileges like burger โ€ฆ

2021-08-05: Today I am grateful for Andrea’s cherry print underwear ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฉฒ I am looking forward to lifting โ€ฆ

2021-08-04: Today I am grateful for the new rhythm of life I’ve found ๐ŸŽผ (and a great walk with โ€ฆ

2021-08-03: Today I am grateful for honesty - telling my truth and listening to yours ๐ŸŽค๐ŸŽง I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-08-02: Today I am grateful to have a friend like Dustin remind me “Is this OK with the most โ€ฆ

2021-08-01: Today I am grateful for a beautiful morning at a new (to me) trail ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฝ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-07-28: ๐ŸŸข Don’t know where to put this thought ๐ŸŸข I think I’ve been pretty depressed for a long โ€ฆ

2021-07-28: Today I am grateful for my folding phone (Galaxy Flip Z 5G) ๐Ÿ“ฑ I am looking forward to maybe watching โ€ฆ

2021-07-27: Today I am grateful for the dishwasher, and Chad teaching me how to use it while I was in college ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ โ€ฆ

2021-07-26: Today I am grateful for melatonin, which seems to make the return from a vacation schedule easier โ€ฆ

2021-07-25: Today I am grateful for the incredible sex life I share with my partner ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜˜ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-07-24: Today I am grateful for my neighbors who helped us put in a temp floor (the jankiest tiles are mine โ€ฆ

2021-07-23: Today I am grateful for Sarah, who mentioned she was going to watch VAL which created an opportunity โ€ฆ

2021-07-22: Today I am grateful for Val, who got me and @phaballa out on the water in some kayaks ๐Ÿ›ถ I am looking โ€ฆ

2021-07-20: Today I am grateful for the perception among my peers that I have good ideas ๐Ÿ’ก I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2021-07-18: Today I am grateful for Forrest, who reconnected with me and eased my soul I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-07-15: Today I am grateful for TWICE, my favorite band at the moment ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ’ƒ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-07-13: Today I am grateful for the consistency I’ve been able to generate around running (3 miles a โ€ฆ

2021-07-12: Today I am grateful for Carmen, who lowered her window in the Home Depot parking lot to say hi โ€ฆ

2021-07-12: Today I am grateful for the opportunity to participate in wondr โฑ๏ธ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ I am looking forward to a โ€ฆ

2021-07-08: Today I am grateful for the way my wife will tuck her foot under me when she’s sleeping ๐Ÿฆถ๐Ÿป I โ€ฆ

2021-07-07: Today I am grateful for caffeine ๐Ÿคช I am looking forward to new Loki ๐Ÿ˜ˆ

2021-07-06: Today I am grateful for bison dogs (and kind people like @caseymhunt who imbue them with traditional โ€ฆ

2021-07-04: Love is watching Starship Troopers on the Fourth of July because @phaballa suggested it

2021-07-02: Today I am grateful for my friendship with @milsyobtaf, a man who has been my older brother for โ€ฆ

2021-06-30: Today I am grateful for the wonderful neighbors for watching our cat and home ๐Ÿ˜ป I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2021-06-29: Today I am grateful for the kindness of a bartender who was willing to make Aunt Tish, @phaballa, โ€ฆ

2021-06-22: Today I am grateful for delicious vegetables and fruit from Fresh Heim ๐Ÿฅ— I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-06-21: Today I am grateful for the ability to exercise choice - to cut a run short, or chat with someone โ€ฆ

2021-06-19: Today I am grateful for the opportunity to go to Wonderspaces and see some fun art ๐ŸŽจ I am looking โ€ฆ

2021-06-18: Today I am grateful for my friends @caseymhunt, Rachel, @milsyobtaf, and Reba for tipping us off โ€ฆ

2021-06-17: Today I am grateful for @caseymhunt and his wife Rachel who helped me fly my first ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ I am looking โ€ฆ

2021-06-16: Today I am grateful for the opportunity for a #perfectfloat ๐ŸŒŒ I am looking forward to Loki ๐Ÿชƒ

2021-06-14: Today I am grateful for what I’ve learned about sleep cycles - sometimes it’s best to โ€ฆ

2021-06-10: Today I am grateful for Kristy Howe, the first person to hire me specifically for my training acumen โ€ฆ

2021-06-09: Today I am grateful for the music of Yuzo Koshiro now streaming on Spotify ๐Ÿฅ‹ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-06-08: Today I am grateful for my Therabody percussive massager - virtually soreness-free even after โ€ฆ

2021-06-07: Today I am grateful for my sis-in-law Becky, who visited us for the weekend ๐Ÿฅฐ I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2021-06-05: Today I am grateful for Nathan, who let us bum around in his pool for a couple of hours after โ€ฆ

2021-06-03: Today I am grateful for cultures which share their amazing food, like this pokรฉ ๐ŸŸ I am looking โ€ฆ

2021-06-02: Today I am grateful for bread, delicious, nutritious, and damn near universal ๐Ÿž I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2021-06-01: Today I am grateful for neighbors like @caseymhunt and Rachel who dropped off some freshly picked โ€ฆ

2021-05-31: Today I am grateful for the men and women who came before me and laid down their lives in hopes for โ€ฆ

2021-05-29: Today I am grateful for stupid moments like this when my dumb cat thinks the dance floor is an โ€ฆ

2021-05-28: Today I am grateful for my friends, neighbors, and former #quaranteam - our lock down was tolerable โ€ฆ

2021-05-27: Today I am grateful for my speaking voice ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ I am looking forward to dubbing some training for the โ€ฆ

2021-05-26: Today I am grateful for my talk-therapist, who reminds me to not accept emotions I don’t want โ€ฆ

2021-05-25: Today I am grateful for the knowledge that sleep cycles tend to be about 90 minutes - up at 6? 7:30 โ€ฆ

2021-05-24: Bonus moment of gratitude: I interviewed for my current job at Zilliant mostly in my home office, โ€ฆ

2021-05-24: Today I am grateful for once again, my incredible neighbors who let me know my fence was falling and โ€ฆ

2021-05-22: Today I am grateful for my flexible friends / neighbors who enjoyed the 1999 masterpiece โ€ฆ

2021-05-21: Today I am grateful for my gym buddies who encouraged me to get a new PR on deadlift - 365#! ๐Ÿ‹๏ธ I am โ€ฆ

2021-05-20: Today I am grateful for the opportunity to face a fear and bodyboard in front of an audience ๐Ÿ’ฆ I am โ€ฆ

2021-05-19: Today I am grateful for my boss, who let me take a random day off ๐Ÿ“ด๐Ÿ“… I am looking forward to hanging โ€ฆ

2021-05-18: Today I am grateful for rain making my world verdant ๐ŸŒฑ๐ŸŒป I am looking forward to recovering some โ€ฆ

2021-05-17: Between Gluon being LOADS better than Dialog for photos and seeing more and more things outside of โ€ฆ

2021-05-17: Today I am grateful for my neighbor / brother @caseymhunt and his concern over the flammability of โ€ฆ

2021-05-16: Today I am grateful for an awesome date night with @phaballa at Casino El Camino ๐Ÿ” I am looking โ€ฆ

2021-05-12: Today I am grateful for Ryan for hooking me up with this sweet Multipass ๐Ÿ’‰ I am looking forward to a โ€ฆ

2021-05-11: Crab Rangoon pizza from Via 313 X T’so, Austin TX. Just testing Gluon ๐Ÿ˜Š

2021-05-11: Today I am grateful for Kei Morimoto, a person who reminds me to challenge my assumptions every time โ€ฆ

2021-05-10: Today I am grateful for my mom (and the neighbors, brothers, and partner who made her visit so โ€ฆ

2021-05-06: Today I am grateful for apples - good to eat on their own or in a pie, or even rip in half bare โ€ฆ

2021-05-05: Today I am grateful for my partner for life, the resilient and beautiful @phaballa / Andrea โค๏ธ๐ŸŒน I am โ€ฆ

2021-05-04: Today I am grateful for the stretching I did last night just before bed ๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ›๏ธ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-05-03: Today I am grateful for my friendship with @Nataliekayh ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ #ipoy I am looking forward to finding an โ€ฆ

2021-04-30: Today I am grateful for the ability and opportunity to pay my mortgage ๐Ÿ ๐Ÿ’ฐ I am looking forward to a โ€ฆ

2021-04-29: Today I am grateful for rain making the trees all green โ˜”๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒณ I am looking forward to working with a โ€ฆ

2021-04-27: Today I am grateful for learning how to “swallow the frog” - doing the most important / โ€ฆ

2021-04-26: Today I am grateful for chocolate ๐Ÿซ I am looking forward to voting! โœ…

2021-04-23: Today I am grateful for Alexa and Shawna reaching out and catching up with me โค๏ธ I am looking โ€ฆ

2021-04-22: Today I am grateful for the opportunity to learn about the Ukranian language, culture, and holidays โ€ฆ

2021-04-21: Today I am grateful for Spotify, near unlimited music, everywhere ๐ŸŽง๐ŸŽถ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-04-20: Today I am grateful for toothpaste ๐Ÿชฅ๐Ÿ˜ I am looking forward to my first talk therapy appointment โ€ฆ

2021-04-19: Today I am grateful for hugs ๐Ÿค— I am looking forward to writing the story of “what I’m โ€ฆ

2021-04-16: Today I am grateful for the screwdriver set my dad got us ๐Ÿช› I am looking forward to teaching my โ€ฆ

2021-04-15: Today I am grateful for automatic fraud detection on my credit cards ๐Ÿ’ณ๐Ÿ’ธ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-04-14: Today I am grateful for my core strength of “adaptability” which can help me when life โ€ฆ

2021-04-13: Today I am grateful for the snooze button โฐ๐Ÿ˜ช I am looking forward to releasing my first company - โ€ฆ

2021-04-12: Today I am grateful for batteries - little portable lightning containers! ๐Ÿ”‹โšก I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-04-09: Today I am grateful for indoor plumbing ๐Ÿšฝ๐Ÿšฟ๐Ÿงผ I am looking forward to Fresh Heim for dinner tonight ๐Ÿฅ—๐Ÿฅ‘

2021-04-08: Today I am grateful for the comforting competency of our newest lawyer acquaintance, Paulette ๐Ÿ˜Ž I am โ€ฆ

2021-04-07: Today I am grateful for the kind of positive peer-pressure that pushes me to do my best at the gym โ€ฆ

2021-04-06: Today I am grateful for toilet paper - it’s only been splinter-free for about 100 years ๐Ÿงป๐Ÿ˜ฑ I โ€ฆ

2021-04-05: Today I am grateful for grapes, delicious globes of sugar water ๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿ˜‹ I am looking forward to trying โ€ฆ

2021-04-04: Today I am grateful for my Catholic upbringing, which equipped me well to live in a Western โ€ฆ

2021-04-03: Today I am grateful for Adam Ragusea taught me to season my cutting board, not my steak ๐Ÿฅฉ๐Ÿ—ก๏ธ I am โ€ฆ

2021-04-01: Today I am grateful for all of the wonderful friends and family who have reached out to support in โ€ฆ

2021-03-31: Today I am grateful for caffeine โ˜•๐Ÿ˜ช I am looking forward to my first visit with a fully-vaccinated โ€ฆ

2021-03-30: Today I am grateful for my career, it’s not for everyone but I enjoy it greatly ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿซ๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ป I am โ€ฆ

2021-03-29: Today I am grateful for the wonderful people at Zilliant who have shown me grace while I peace my โ€ฆ

2021-03-27: Today I am grateful for relatively mild second dose symptoms ๐Ÿค’๐Ÿค• I am looking forward to taking care โ€ฆ

2021-03-26: Today I am grateful for Val, who supplied us with dinner last night via GrubHub ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿฅช I am looking โ€ฆ

2021-03-25: Today I am grateful for friends and friendship, the insane prospect that one could meet a stranger โ€ฆ

2021-03-23: Today I am grateful for the incredible blessing that is my life in Austin โญ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฑ I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2021-03-17: Today I am grateful for the support of my loved ones while we grieve Andrea’s mother โค๏ธ

2021-03-16: Today I am grateful for Matt Groening, who has entertained and educated me for 30 years ๐Ÿ“บโ˜ข๏ธ๐Ÿš€ I am โ€ฆ

2021-03-15: Today I am grateful for LEDs bringing cheap, bright, cool light everywhere ๐Ÿ”†๐Ÿšฆ I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2021-03-12: Today I am grateful for @phaballa, who will cook and serve me lunch today ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿฅ“ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-03-11: Today I am grateful for copy / paste (the digital kind) ๐Ÿ“‹ I am looking forward to watching โ€ฆ

2021-03-10: Dope AF, a Spotify Playlist benefitting Asian Mental Health ๐ŸŽง

2021-03-10: Today I am grateful for the music of the Asian diaspora, from Korea to Canada, Sri Lanka to the UK โ€ฆ

2021-03-09: Today I am grateful for the communication skills @phaballa and I have developed over the course of โ€ฆ

2021-03-08: Today I am grateful for BLACKPINK, who make waking up that much easier ๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ’– I am looking forward to my โ€ฆ

2021-03-06: Today I am grateful for my neighbor and brother Dustin, who enabled us to clear our backyard of โ€ฆ

2021-03-05: Today I am grateful for the time I’ve been given today to advance my deep work ๐Ÿ’ญโณ I am looking โ€ฆ

2021-03-04: Today I am grateful for longer brighter days and shorter nights ๐Ÿ”†๐ŸŒŒ I am looking forward to finally, โ€ฆ

2021-03-03: Today I am grateful for melatonin, which has helped me regulate my sleep better than caffeine helps โ€ฆ

2021-03-02: Today I am grateful for the folks at Leadership Austin who informed my LinkedIn network of my recent โ€ฆ

2021-03-01: Today I am grateful for every factor that has kept me COVID-free for the past year ๐Ÿ“†๐Ÿค’ I am looking โ€ฆ

2021-02-26: Today I am grateful for the incredulity my friend Terrence responded with when I told him I โ€ฆ

2021-02-25: Today I am grateful that Austin Public Health will vaccinate me today ๐Ÿ’‰๐Ÿ˜ท I am looking forward to the โ€ฆ

2021-02-24: Today I am grateful for @phaballa, who reeled me back into the present as our power shut off again โ€ฆ

2021-02-23: Today I am grateful for the Mindful Self-compassion journal exercise me and Alexa have kept up for โ€ฆ

2021-02-22: Today I am grateful for Val and Brian, who have brought a sense of normalcy to my Sundays since Game โ€ฆ

2021-02-20: Today I am grateful for the sun as it melts danger from the roads ๐ŸŒžโ„๏ธ I am looking forward to a hot โ€ฆ

2021-02-19: Today I am grateful for the McDonald’s that was open around the corner and offering a sense of โ€ฆ

2021-02-19: Today I am grateful for electricity, which came on just now ๐Ÿ’ก I am looking forward to warming up in โ€ฆ

2021-02-18: Today I am grateful for the passion and preparations I have for clean water I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-02-18: Today I am grateful for the passion and preparations I have for clean water I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-02-18: Today I am grateful for the passion and preparations I have for clean water I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-02-17: Today I am grateful for the romantic candle-lit dinner we had last night I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2021-02-16: Today I am grateful for the friends who have opened their homes to me and Andrea as we shiver in the โ€ฆ

2021-02-16: Today I am grateful for the friends who have opened their homes to me and Andrea as we shiver in the โ€ฆ

2021-02-15: Today I am grateful for my pepper paranoia - charged batteries and LEDs everywhere ๐Ÿ’ก๐Ÿ”‹๐Ÿ“ป I am looking โ€ฆ

2021-02-12: Bonus gratitude because I make the fucking rules around here: love the way I look in my new glasses

2021-02-12: Today I am grateful for the electric company employees who restored our power at midnight ๐Ÿ•ฏ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ก I am โ€ฆ

2021-02-11: Today I am grateful for my warm clothing like sweat pants, wool socks, and hoodies ๐Ÿฅถ๐Ÿฅต I am looking โ€ฆ

2021-02-10: Today I am grateful for Doritos, perhaps the perfect snack food ๐ŸŒฝ๐Ÿง€ I am looking forward to some โ€ฆ

2021-02-09: Today I am grateful for this special time when I can choose when to go to sleep and wake up ๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ˜ I am โ€ฆ

2021-02-08: Today I am grateful for progress, as much as it can seem like a reset or set back as time passes, I โ€ฆ

2021-02-05: Today I am grateful for queso ๐Ÿง€๐ŸŸ I am looking forward to getting my first pair of prescription โ€ฆ

2021-02-04: Today I am grateful for the standup exercise @phaballa and myself perform each morning ๐Ÿ“…๐Ÿฅš I am โ€ฆ

2021-02-03: Today I am grateful for the company of activists I keep, including @caseymhunt and his partner โœŠ๐Ÿชง I โ€ฆ

2021-02-02: Today I am grateful for my flexible partner @phaballa, who helps me realize the most out of any โ€ฆ

2021-02-01: Today I am grateful for my speaking voice, I’ve trained it and it has earned me money and โ€ฆ

2021-01-29: Today I am grateful for the people who let me know they read these posts, I literally assume โ€ฆ

2021-01-28: Today I am grateful for my Hue lights, smart LED lights in most rooms that can be any color or โ€ฆ

2021-01-27: Today I am grateful for the ACL blanket that cushions my butt for a brief moment of meditation each โ€ฆ

2021-01-26: Today I am grateful for my alarm clock (phone) - I love waking up naturally but sometimes you got โ€ฆ

2021-01-25: Today I am grateful for my friends Brian and Val and Andrea who watched Avatar the Last Airbender โ€ฆ

2021-01-22: Today I am grateful to be at a time in my life with some disposable income, money can’t buy โ€ฆ

2021-01-21: Today I am grateful for Loran, who reminded me that the people who care about me would โ€ฆ

2021-01-20: Today I am grateful that I will never again wake up, worried what 45* did while I slept. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ˜ด I am โ€ฆ

2021-01-19: Today I am grateful for the way @phaballa looks when she sleeps, it reminds me to be gentle with โ€ฆ

2021-01-18: Today I am grateful for cheese - who knew curdled milk could be so tasty, complex, and varied?? ๐Ÿง€๐Ÿซ•๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ” โ€ฆ

2021-01-15: Today I am grateful for my sleep schedule, getting a consistent 7.5 hours lately! ๐ŸŒš๐Ÿ’ค I am looking โ€ฆ

2021-01-14: Today I am grateful for my neighbor Dustin, he’s been a stalwart companion whose influence on โ€ฆ

2021-01-13: Today I am grateful for the white board on my partner’s bathroom door where I can write her a โ€ฆ

2021-01-12: Today I am grateful for my warm bed and soft mattress ๐Ÿ›Œ๐Ÿ˜ด I am looking forward to receiving my new โ€ฆ

2021-01-11: Today I am grateful for almost uninterrupted electrical (heat, light) service through the Austin โ€ฆ

2021-01-08: Today I am grateful for my years of education and experience ๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ผ I am looking forward to a โ€ฆ

2021-01-07: Today I am grateful for my years of self-compassion training - treating yourself like your best โ€ฆ

2021-01-06: Today I am grateful for the people in my life who are willing to be vulnerable with me ๐Ÿ’”๐ŸŽญ I am โ€ฆ

2021-01-05: Today I am grateful for the decision I made over a year ago to quit Facebook/Instagram - the tiny โ€ฆ

2021-01-04: Today I am grateful for the opportunity to do what I do best, and help people navigate a strange new โ€ฆ

2021-01-03: Today I am grateful for the amazing pork chop we had for dinner last night ๐Ÿฅฉ๐Ÿฅ“ I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2021-01-02: Today I am grateful for music, it can make you feel sad or happy or nostalgic or anything in between โ€ฆ

2021-01-01: Today I am grateful for new beginnings ๐Ÿฅš1๏ธโƒฃ I am looking forward to feeling joyous, sustainable, and โ€ฆ

2020-12-31: Today I am grateful for the renewal that comes with each new year, job, friendship, day… โ™ป๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ด๐Ÿ‘ถ โ€ฆ

2020-12-30: Today I am grateful for the ACL blanket I use to pad my butt when I sit down for my morning โ€ฆ

2020-12-29: Today I am grateful for Kelly Evans, who persistently suggested I read Atomic Habits โŒ๐Ÿ“… I am โ€ฆ

2020-12-28: Today I am grateful for my neighbors Casey and Rachel who introduced us to Jet’s Pizza over โ€ฆ

2020-12-26: Yesterday I was grateful for 5 years of marriage wish @phaballa ๐Ÿ‘ฐ๐Ÿ’’ I was looking forward to โ€ฆ

2020-12-24: Today I am grateful for that lady who stopped at the intersection of Anderson Mill and Millwright to โ€ฆ

2020-12-23: Today I am grateful for the flexibility to sleep in today ๐Ÿ˜ช I am looking forward to practicing โ€ฆ

2020-12-21: Today I’m grateful for Veronica’s cookies ๐Ÿช๐Ÿ’ I am looking forward to potentially my last โ€ฆ

2020-12-21: Today I am grateful for @milsyobtaf who proffered me with a nice monitor upgrade ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-12-18: Today I am grateful for loved ones who ask me for help with clear language ๐Ÿ†˜๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2020-12-17: Today I am grateful that Bender the Corgi (a.k.a. BabyLegs) came by to say hello at weight lifting โ€ฆ

2020-12-16: Today I am grateful for the cheer on @phaballa ’s face when she looks at our Christmas tree ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿšฅ โ€ฆ

2020-12-15: Today I am grateful for my Costco membership ๐Ÿ’ณ๐Ÿ›’ I am looking forward to my first “Company โ€ฆ

2020-12-14: Today I am grateful that I got paid at my new job ๐Ÿ’ต๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป I am looking forward to getting started on my โ€ฆ

2020-12-12: Today I am grateful for my neighbors Dustin and Reba who continue to push my fitness bounds #10k ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ๐Ÿ”Ÿ โ€ฆ

2020-12-11: Today I am grateful for old photos from a bygone era (like, SIX years ago!) ๐Ÿ“ธ๐ŸŽค I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2020-12-10: Today I am grateful for The three secrets of resilient people ๐Ÿ’ฉ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝโž• I am looking forward to a โ€ฆ

2020-12-09: Today I am grateful for @milsyobtaf’s emotional vulnerability yesterday โค๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-12-08: Today I am grateful that @phaballa and I can go on regular walks together ๐Ÿšถโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‚ I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2020-12-07: Today I am grateful for @caseymhunt who suggested we watch www.humanresourcesmusical.com for โ€ฆ

2020-12-04: Today I am grateful for Caroline, who sent me some treats from Ireland and inspired me to keep doing โ€ฆ

2020-12-03: Today I am grateful for @milsyobtaf for helping us get our first Christmas tree ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿš› I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-12-02: Today I am grateful for my in-laws, who sent me some shot glasses and tequila for Christmas ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿœ๏ธ I am โ€ฆ

2020-12-01: Today I am grateful for my towel warmer - also works on my clothes on a cold day like today ๐ŸŒก๏ธ๐Ÿ‘– I am โ€ฆ

2020-11-30: Today I am grateful for my neighbors who fixed my outlet outside and now I can put up my first โ€ฆ

2020-11-27: Today I am grateful for Excedrin and Advil ๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿฆถ I am looking forward to hanging at Nathan’s pool โ€ฆ

2020-11-26: Turkey Trot - thanks to @milsyobtaf and Reba for pushing me to run my first five miler!

2020-11-26: Today I am grateful for my #quaranteam Thanksgiving ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฆƒ๐Ÿฅฐ I am looking forward to the same ๐Ÿง€๐ŸŒฝ๐Ÿฅฆ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ

2020-11-24: Today I am grateful for kolaches ๐ŸŒญ๐Ÿฅ I am looking forward to solidifying plans for my first 5 mile โ€ฆ

2020-11-23: Today I am grateful for Brian, who reminded me of the limits of my responsibility ๐Ÿ˜”๐Ÿ˜Œ I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-11-21: Today I am grateful for this fantastic weather ๐ŸŒค๏ธ I am looking forward to seeing a small (<6) โ€ฆ

2020-11-20: Today I am grateful for the wonderful people I have met through my career at Bazaarvoice ๐Ÿฅฆโญ I am โ€ฆ

2020-11-18: Today I am grateful for my friend Eric’s grace as I had to cancel on TV night to do work ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป โ€ฆ

2020-11-17: Today I am grateful for sweatpants ๐Ÿ‘–๐Ÿฅต I am looking forward to my last session with Danielle ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป

2020-11-15: Today I am grateful for Costco - buying and saving in bulk is sorta my jam @caseymhunt ๐Ÿ“ฆ๐Ÿ›’ I am โ€ฆ

2020-11-14: Today I am grateful for yoga ๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ I am looking forward to poker online with friends ๐Ÿƒ๐ŸŽฆ

2020-11-13: Today I am grateful for other people sharing their impressions of me, especially when they are โ€ฆ

2020-11-12: Today I am grateful for veterans ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฒโ™ฅ๏ธ I am looking forward to connecting with some former co-workers โ€ฆ

2020-11-11: Today I am grateful for technical support - as our world gets more complex, we’ll need more โ€ฆ

2020-11-10: Today I am grateful for food journaling ๐Ÿ•โœ๏ธ I am looking forward to eating yesterday’s โ€ฆ

2020-11-09: Today I am grateful for @caseymhunt and @milsyobtaf, who came over and fixed our dishwashing robot โ€ฆ

2020-11-07: Today I am grateful for the opportunity to feel less ashamed of being an American on a daily basis โ€ฆ

2020-11-06: Today I am grateful for music! ๐ŸŽง๐ŸŽถ I am looking forward to watching Swordfish with the #fam ๐Ÿ—ก๏ธ๐ŸŸ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿฅƒ

2020-11-05: Today I am grateful for the opportunity to evangelize Ms. Pac Man to my boss ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ‘ป I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2020-11-04: Today I am grateful for the stories of those who have struggled for generations through the worst of โ€ฆ

2020-11-01: Today I am grateful for an extra hour of sleep when it seems I needed it most! ๐Ÿ˜ดโฐ I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-10-31: Today I am grateful for my incredible neighbors including @milsyobtaf and @crabnab for the gift of a โ€ฆ

2020-10-29: Today I am grateful for the youth (finally) getting out the vote - way to show up the millennials, โ€ฆ

2020-10-28: Today I am grateful for the green screen I painted on my office wall - makes my virtual backgrounds โ€ฆ

2020-10-27: Today I am grateful for YouTube, which provided a safe and effective treatment for a weird ailment โ€ฆ

2020-10-26: Today I am grateful that the company I keep respects me enough to wear a mask when we see each โ€ฆ

2020-10-25: Today I am grateful for freaking machines that wash my clothes for me ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿงผ๐Ÿ‘• I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2020-10-23: Today I am grateful for the ability to let go of that which truly does not matter ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜… I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-10-21: Today I am grateful for people who use language with care โœ๏ธ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ I am looking forward to finishing โ€ฆ

2020-10-20: Today I am thankful for the second “oh shit” alarm I program on my phone โฐ๐Ÿ˜ฑ I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-10-17: Today I am grateful for the cooler weather which means my pace is back to where it should be ๐Ÿ‘Ÿโฑ๏ธ I โ€ฆ

2020-10-16: Today I am grateful for my gratitude journal! I wanted to post about how I love how Andrea probes โ€ฆ

2020-10-14: Today I am grateful for discipline; I have somehow convinced myself to go running in 6 hours and I โ€ฆ

2020-10-13: Today I am grateful for floss picks - much easier for me to use than floss alone ๐Ÿฆทโ›๏ธ I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-10-12: Today I am grateful for people on the trail with enough self-awareness to move to the side when they โ€ฆ

2020-10-10: Today I am grateful for a newly reset circadian rhythm ๐ŸŒ…๐ŸŒš I am looking forward to figuring out how โ€ฆ

2020-10-08: Today I am grateful for those screens at drive throughs that show you how incorrect the cashier got โ€ฆ

2020-10-07: Today I am grateful for my neighbors / Quaranteam ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ I am looking forward to taking more time to โ€ฆ

2020-10-06: Today I am grateful for vacation this week ๐ŸŒด I am looking forward to watching Swordfish with the โ€ฆ

2020-10-02: Today I am grateful for my knowledge of the “proportionality bias,” the idea that big โ€ฆ

2020-10-01: Today I am grateful for my incredible team who had the grace to let me recover from a terrible โ€ฆ

2020-09-30: Today I am grateful for our new couch!! ๐Ÿ›‹๏ธ I am looking forward to SITTING ON OUR NEW COUCH ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿคฃ

2020-09-29: Today I am grateful for sweatpants ๐Ÿ‘–๐ŸŒก๏ธ I am looking forward to P Terry’s after a lift ๐Ÿ‹๏ธ๐Ÿ”

2020-09-28: Today I am grateful for the cool breeze ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿฅต I am looking forward to dropping off some workout โ€ฆ

2020-09-25: Today I am grateful for unlimited vacation at work ๐ŸŒด๐Ÿ—“๏ธ I am looking forward to serving a support โ€ฆ

2020-09-24: Today I am grateful for underwear - sure beats having to wash my pants every day ๐Ÿฉฒ๐Ÿ˜… I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-09-23: Today I am grateful for the randomcoffee Slack bot ๐Ÿค–โ˜• I am looking forward to chatting with a โ€ฆ

2020-09-22: Today I am thankful for micro.blog, after watching The Social Dilemma it feels even more like โ€ฆ

2020-09-21: Today I am grateful for a treadmill I can use next door - thanks @milsyobtaf ๐Ÿƒโ›ˆ๏ธ I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-09-18: Today I am grateful for McDonald’s All-Day Breakfast Menu ๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿฅ” I am looking forward to seeing my โ€ฆ

2020-09-17: Today I am grateful for the opportunity to live by my convictions โ™ฅ๏ธ I am looking forward to some โ€ฆ

2020-09-15: Today I am grateful for inspiration from Brenรฉ Brown which moves me to dare (and fail) greatly ๐Ÿฆธ I โ€ฆ

2020-09-14: Today I am grateful for the flexibility to do what I think is right for my community, my family, and โ€ฆ

2020-09-11: Today I am grateful for anti-itch cream ๐ŸฆŸ๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™‚๏ธ I am looking forward to my walk-n-talk with Shawna ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ๐ŸŒฅ๏ธ

2020-09-10: Today I am grateful for Conan’s deep dish wheat crust ๐Ÿ•๐ŸŒพ I am looking forward to the cold โ€ฆ

2020-09-09: Today I am grateful for yoga ๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™‚๏ธ I am looking forward to running and participating in a successful โ€ฆ

2020-09-08: Today I am grateful for the workers who came before me and secured so many important rights like โ€ฆ

2020-09-04: Today I am grateful for the treadmill next door ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐ŸŒง I am looking forward to meeting up with some โ€ฆ

2020-09-03: Today I am grateful for sensory deprivation therapy (and my incredible wife @phaballa who encouraged โ€ฆ

2020-09-02: Today I am grateful for crisp, cool water ๐Ÿšฐ I am looking forward to a meeting-less afternoon ๐Ÿ—“

2020-09-01: Today I am grateful for @milsyobtaf - thanks for making it to 39 ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿฅณ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2020-08-31: Today I am grateful for Lone Star Kolaches โญ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿณ I am looking forward to celebrating โ€ฆ

2020-08-26: Today I am grateful for Sharon on my team, who shares in my misery at a 7am-1pm meeting ๐Ÿ˜ช I am โ€ฆ

2020-08-25: Today I am grateful for the person who uploaded a “movie cut” of Metal Gear Solid 2, and โ€ฆ

2020-08-24: Today I am grateful for my amazing friends and neighbors who took so much pain and stress out of our โ€ฆ

2020-08-22: Today I am grateful for the rain! (I don’t own anything to water grass yet ๐Ÿ˜‚) ๐ŸŒง๏ธ I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-08-20: Today I am grateful for the research of Brenรฉ Brown and Dr. Kristin Neff ๐Ÿค— I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2020-08-19: Today I am grateful for my Hue lights, which I didn’t realize were so important to me until I โ€ฆ

2020-08-18: Today I am grateful for the years of reading, training, and coaching I’ve received on having โ€ฆ

2020-08-17: Today I am grateful for Sharon and her housewarming gifts ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’ฆ I am looking forward to my first work โ€ฆ

2020-08-14: Today I am grateful for pokรจ ๐ŸŸ๐Ÿฅ— I am looking forward to moving in this weekend! ๐Ÿ 

2020-08-13: Today I am grateful for my time off of Facebook, which has kept me healthy and prepared me for this โ€ฆ

2020-08-12: Today I am grateful for @caseymhunt and @milsyobtaf ’s collective experience in thresholds and โ€ฆ

2020-08-11: Today I am grateful for my dishwasher ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ๐Ÿšฟ I am looking forward to working with @caseymhunt and โ€ฆ

2020-08-09: Today I am grateful for my new neighbors ๐Ÿฅฐ I am looking forward to eating the scones that Rachel โ€ฆ

2020-08-06: Today I am grateful for the time I spent in Speech and Debate polishing my improvisational / โ€ฆ

2020-08-04: Today I am grateful for my wife and MIL who got me an Eames-style chair and ottoman as an early โ€ฆ

2020-08-03: Today I am grateful for the GPS chip in my watch that can help me tell how far and fast I’m โ€ฆ

2020-07-28: Today I am grateful for my neighborhood baker ๐Ÿฉ๐Ÿฅ I am looking forward to picking some flooring for โ€ฆ

2020-07-27: Today I am grateful for my alarm clock; it doesn’t make me feel good to wake up on a schedule โ€ฆ

2020-07-24: Today I am grateful for the tremendous amount of work and luck that resulted in the final, funded โ€ฆ

2020-07-22: Today I am grateful for my Hue lights - means I can use light to give myself some energy early in โ€ฆ

2020-07-21: Today I am grateful for my contacts, they are way easier to use with a mask ๐Ÿ‘“ I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2020-07-20: Today I am grateful for lanolin creme, it keeps my nipples from rubbing down like an eraser on my โ€ฆ

2020-07-14: Today I am grateful that we got the appraisal report back and we should have no problems closing on โ€ฆ

2020-07-13: Today I am grateful for hot showers ๐Ÿšฟ๐Ÿง–โ€โ™‚๏ธ I am looking forward to taking over Prospanica โ€ฆ

2020-07-11: Today I am grateful for this mural at the end/middle of my run โ™ฅ๏ธ I am looking forward to preparing โ€ฆ

2020-07-09: Today I am grateful for people who check me; it’s the best way for me to improve how I โ€ฆ

2020-07-08: Today I am grateful for the clouds that kept my run a few degrees cooler this morning โ˜๏ธ I am โ€ฆ

2020-07-07: Today I am grateful for the powerful Latinx leaders I’ve gotten to know through Prospanica ๐Ÿค I โ€ฆ

2020-07-02: Today I am grateful for my alarm app, no matter how bad I mess up at bedtime I can at least count on โ€ฆ

2020-07-01: Today I am grateful for Sharon, who consistently goes above and beyond for me and the rest of our โ€ฆ

2020-06-30: Today I am grateful for Ring Fit Adventure ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ‘Ÿ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ I am looking forward to a trivia that I don’t โ€ฆ

2020-06-29: Today I am grateful for my bonus check ๐Ÿค‘ I am looking forward to watching “The Three Secrets โ€ฆ

2020-06-26: Today I am grateful for the dude who dressed just like me and shared a laugh on our run ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ˜‚ I am โ€ฆ

2020-06-25: Today I am grateful for automatic Hue lights that make waking up just that much easier ๐Ÿ’ก I am โ€ฆ

2020-06-24: Today I am grateful for proactive people that inspire me to be less procrastinate-y โณ I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-06-23: Today I am grateful for my mother-in-law for sending me some lobster tails and steaks as an early โ€ฆ

2020-06-22: Today I am grateful for the community I have cultivated that will literally offer their hard earned โ€ฆ

2020-06-17: Today I am grateful for the people who take turns mentoring and being mentored by me ๐Ÿค— I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-06-16: Today I am grateful for the ability to order my lunch ahead of time (the day before!) and see it on โ€ฆ

2020-06-15: Today I am grateful for my masked friends and family who went to the shooting range with me โ€ฆ

2020-06-12: Today I am grateful for a series of meaningful 1:1s ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ™ I am looking forward to the float I booked โ€ฆ

2020-06-11: Today I am grateful to enter the waking world and immediately know I’m loved because my wife โ€ฆ

2020-06-10: Today I am grateful for Brene Brown, who wrote “Choosing our own comfort over hard โ€ฆ

2020-06-09: Today I am grateful for the 6 black co-workers who bared their souls at a company-wide meeting that โ€ฆ

2020-06-08: Today I am grateful for my friend @caseymhunt and the way he uses his privilege to help others โœŠ๐Ÿฝ I โ€ฆ

2020-06-04: Today I am grateful for the various platforms I have to voice, as a leader, that black and brown โ€ฆ

2020-06-03: Today I was grateful for my fun Pac-Man underwear ๐Ÿ˜… I was looking forward to an unorthodox schedule: โ€ฆ

2020-06-02: Today I am grateful for cinnamon sugar toast ๐Ÿž I am looking forward to breaking in my new running โ€ฆ

2020-06-01: Today I am grateful for the “10% longer run each week” method - finally back to a โ€ฆ

2020-05-30: Today I am grateful to have attended my first “virtual party” that felt like a real โ€ฆ

2020-05-28: Today I am grateful for apples! ๐ŸŽ I am looking forward to a virtual hangout with Prospanica peeps โ€ฆ

2020-05-27: Today I am grateful for the cool morning air on my run ๐ŸŒฌ๏ธ I am looking forward to delivering some โ€ฆ

2020-05-26: Today I am grateful for the men and women who gave their lives in service of the American Dream ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ I โ€ฆ

2020-05-21: Today I am grateful for my matchy-matchy journal and pen holder ๐Ÿ““ I am looking forward to a โ€ฆ

2020-05-19: Today I am grateful for my ability to be emotionally vulnerable in order to create a psychologically โ€ฆ

2020-05-18: Today I am grateful for old friends - it was awesome to catch up with my high school crew and poker โ€ฆ

2020-05-15: Today I am grateful for the emergency compressor/battery jumper my dad got us for Christmas some โ€ฆ

2020-05-14: Today I am grateful for my job - as much as it can suck sometimes I have one and I continue to be of โ€ฆ

2020-05-12: Today I am grateful for the way time always brings the future forward, whether I anticipate it with โ€ฆ

2020-05-08: Today I am grateful to have gone on my run in the park and not been shot dead #RunWithAhmaud ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ”ซ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฒ I โ€ฆ

2020-05-07: Today I am grateful for Streets of Rage 4 and @Gabz for letting me know there’s cool shit to โ€ฆ

2020-05-06: Today I am grateful for Spotify Daily Wellness ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽง I am looking forward to returning to a routine โ€ฆ

2020-05-05: Today I am grateful for my wife and partner @phaballa โค๏ธ I am looking forward to celebrating her โ€ฆ

2020-05-02: ๐ŸŽž๏ธ๐Ÿฟ We’re watching The Thing and I swear: Andrea’s rooting for the dog

2020-04-30: Today I am grateful for @milsyobtaf and @caseymhunt for the love of fitness they helped instill in โ€ฆ

2020-04-29: Today I am grateful for @phaballa who makes the days seem like they’re building a life, rather โ€ฆ

2020-04-28: Today I am grateful for the ability to be impeccable with my word ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ I am looking forward to home โ€ฆ

2020-04-27: Today I am grateful that I get to work with absolute experts in their field ๐Ÿง  I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2020-04-24: Today I am grateful for a day without a meeting โฐ I am looking forward to putting together a โ€ฆ

2020-04-23: Today I am grateful for caffeinated Mio drink mix ๐Ÿ’ง I am looking forward to Jackbox with the Slack โ€ฆ

2020-04-21: Today I am grateful for the Four Agreements 4๏ธโƒฃ I am looking forward to watching episode 4 of Tiger โ€ฆ

2020-04-20: Today I am grateful for the shifting attitudes towards cannabis, a medicine that has brought relief โ€ฆ

2020-04-17: Today I am grateful to have the ability to visit my local Costco and get in and out with everything โ€ฆ

2020-04-16: Today I am grateful for the trust that some friends have put into me to be a confidant and โ€ฆ

2020-04-15: Today I am grateful for my friend @Nataliekayh who helped me with my island in Animal Crossing I am โ€ฆ

2020-04-13: Today I am grateful for my bestie @milsyobtaf for staying connected with me and hooking me up with โ€ฆ

2020-04-11: Today I am grateful to have been playing Ring Fit for a while - I had no idea how rare they’ve โ€ฆ

2020-04-08: Today I am grateful that when I burp loudly on a conference call into an un-muted mic I am given โ€ฆ

2020-04-07: Today I am grateful for the way my favorite ramen shop has adopted to COVID-TIMES ๐Ÿœ I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-04-06: Today I am grateful the sun is rising early enough for me to run before work again ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-04-05: Today I am grateful that my Mom beat COVID-19 ๐Ÿ˜ทโค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ƒ I am looking forward to Nathan’s hot dogs โ€ฆ

2020-04-04: Today I am grateful for the bonkers Hue Sync fun with Doom Eternal ๐Ÿšฆ I am looking forward to trying โ€ฆ

2020-04-02: Today I am grateful for 5 hour energy - easy to down before breakfast when you need to meet with the โ€ฆ

2020-04-01: Today I am grateful for this video ๐Ÿงก I am looking forward to using my new pull-up bar ๐Ÿ’ช

2020-03-31: Today I am grateful for bluetooth headphones that make it easy to wander around the house cleaning โ€ฆ

2020-03-29: Had to pick up some stuff from The University for Andrea, including her work chair. Took a #bathroom โ€ฆ

2020-03-29: Today I am grateful I could send my mom food for lunch, from 600 miles away ๐Ÿš˜๐Ÿฅฃ I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2020-03-28: Today I am grateful that my (minority-woman-owned) local bakery was just shut down because of โ€ฆ

2020-03-27: Today I am grateful for the efforts of my friends to stay connected with Virtual Happy Hours and the โ€ฆ

2020-03-25: Today I am grateful for HEB curbside ๐Ÿ›’ I am looking forward to writing a new entry in my #covid โ€ฆ

2020-03-24: Today I am grateful for my brother Chris, who got us Ring Fit Adventure which means I don’t โ€ฆ

2020-03-23: Today I am grateful for Forrest, who joined me for a casual conversation this morning ๐Ÿฅฃ I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-03-21: Today I am grateful for the local restaurants who have displayed amazing adaptability and are โ€ฆ

2020-03-20: Today I am grateful for workout equipment I have access to at home like my yoga mat ๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™‚๏ธ I am โ€ฆ

2020-03-19: Today I am grateful for my neighborhood bakery, who has closed their eating area but remains open โ€ฆ

2020-03-18: Today I am grateful that we are seemingly all in this together ๐Ÿ™ I am looking forward to a virtual โ€ฆ

2020-03-17: Today I am grateful that my city (Austin) is doing the right thing, eventually, with regards to โ€ฆ

2020-03-16: Today I am grateful that I had enough spare computer stuff laying around I could stand up a home โ€ฆ

2020-03-13: Today I am grateful that Best Buy would sell me an Animal Crossing Switch for my friend ๐Ÿฆ I am โ€ฆ

2020-03-12: Today I am grateful for a supportive partner who allows me to take action to alleviate anxiety ๐Ÿš I โ€ฆ

2020-03-10: Today I am grateful for flexible work-from-home policies ๐Ÿ˜ช I am looking forward to maybe actually โ€ฆ

2020-03-09: Today I am grateful to have burned a lie about myself ๐Ÿ”ฅ I am looking forward to the delivery of my โ€ฆ

2020-03-06: Today I am grateful for my commitment to be “assertive” this year โ›” I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2020-03-05: Today I am grateful for Monte Cristo sandwiches ๐Ÿฅช I am looking forward to catching up on Riverdale โ€ฆ

2020-03-04: Today I’m grateful for lunch delivery services ๐Ÿ” I am looking forward to my first D&D โ€ฆ

2020-03-03: Today I am grateful for a younger generation trying to break through in politics ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-03-02: Today I am grateful to get back to my normal text-posts (sorry MB-FEB! I just don’t take a lot โ€ฆ

2020-03-01: Today I am grateful for the planner that helps me manage my vision for the day/week/quarter ๐Ÿ““ I am โ€ฆ

2020-02-29: Today I am grateful for burlesque dancers, dressed as Alice, who leap onto infinity hoops โ™พ I am โ€ฆ

2020-02-28: Today I am grateful to live below that enormous Texas sky ๐Ÿ™๏ธ I am looking forward to rest ๐Ÿ˜ช

2020-02-27: Today I am grateful for the great times I get to spend together with the love of my life ๐Ÿ’• I am โ€ฆ

2020-02-26: Today I am grateful for the escape room adventure me and @phaballa got to go on in Belfast ๐Ÿšข I am โ€ฆ

2020-02-25: Today I am grateful for the challenge to clear the hurdle of a fixed mindset ๐Ÿง  I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2020-02-24: Today I am grateful for Brooke and Kevin for suggesting a double date on Saturday ๐Ÿ’• I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-02-23: Today I am grateful that we were able to “see Max off at the station,” as it were ๐Ÿ˜ธ I am โ€ฆ

2020-02-22: We helped Max ๐Ÿ˜บ close his eyes for the last time today. First time we’ve been able to do that โ€ฆ

2020-02-22: Today I am grateful to share with you the spectacle of an AirFrance meal (with Champagne)๐Ÿพ I am โ€ฆ

2020-02-21: Today I am grateful that my travels didn’t impede my weight loss progress โœˆ๏ธ I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-02-21: Today I am grateful for my scale, which I was without for a week and that gave me some anxiety โš–๏ธ I โ€ฆ

2020-02-20: Today I am grateful that I fit into this parking space between two other “compact cars” โ€ฆ

2020-02-19: Today I am grateful that @phaballa and I got a private space called a “snug” at the โ€ฆ

2020-02-18: Today I am grateful for our ability to oppose gravity when we need to get from one rock to another ๐ŸŒ‰ โ€ฆ

2020-02-17: Today I am grateful for warm clothing on a cool day ๐Ÿงฅ๐Ÿงค I am looking forward to an evening with โ€ฆ

2020-02-16: Today I was grateful for the opportunities we seized to rest when we could ๐Ÿ˜ด I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2020-02-15: Today I am grateful for the balance that @phaballa brings to my life ๐Ÿ’• I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2020-02-14: Today I am grateful for the big bright ‘F’ that represents warmth on a cold walk back โ€ฆ

2020-02-13: Today I am grateful to see the sun rise in Dublin ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช I am looking forward to literally everything โ€ฆ

2020-02-12: Today I am grateful for the attachment @phaballa and I generated for each other ๐Ÿ’• I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-02-12: Tuesday I was grateful for Casino El Camino for making their burgers plain by default ๐Ÿ” I was โ€ฆ

2020-02-10: Today I am grateful for our nerd decor, including @phaballa’s Mulholland Drive sign ๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ I am โ€ฆ

2020-02-09: Today I am grateful that what we know as a “lull” might be considered an “active โ€ฆ

2020-02-08: Today I am grateful that JCM’s dress was the definition of contrast ๐Ÿ”ฒ๐Ÿ”ณ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2020-02-07: Today I am grateful for the view from my office above Quarry Lake ๐Ÿšฃ I am looking forward to seeing โ€ฆ

2020-02-06: Today I am grateful to know my limitations, including my inability to keep any plant alive ๐ŸŒต I am โ€ฆ

2020-02-05: Today I am grateful for the fun we have in our office, including a place to hide and play Xbox ๐ŸŽฎ I โ€ฆ

2020-02-04: Today I am grateful for my experiences weightlifting buddies who are always ready to spot me ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ I โ€ฆ

2020-02-03: Today I am grateful for the opportunity to reflect on my weight loss journey by grabbing the wrong โ€ฆ

2020-02-02: Today I am grateful for the devices which enable my sight ๐Ÿ‘“ I am looking forward to yoga and brunch โ€ฆ

2020-02-01: Today I am grateful for the local Austin bakers with open hearts who are raising money for Australia โ€ฆ

2020-01-31: Today I am grateful for my freedom, and the freedom of my immediate circle of friends and family ๐Ÿ”“ I โ€ฆ

2020-01-30: Today I am grateful for the responsibility of being a leader at my work, at play, and in my โ€ฆ

2020-01-29: Today I am grateful for janitors ๐Ÿงน I am looking forward to lunch with my new CEO ๐Ÿ

2020-01-28: Today I am grateful for my formal K-12+BS education ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽ“ I am looking forward to a lunchtime โ€ฆ

2020-01-27: It ain’t perfect but it’s my first #SoloQuiche ๐Ÿฅš๐Ÿฅ“๐Ÿง€๐Ÿฅ›๐Ÿง…๐Ÿฅง

2020-01-27: Today I am grateful for music ๐ŸŽง๐ŸŽต I am looking forward to re-doing my entire New Hire Orientation โ€ฆ

2020-01-26: Today I am grateful for this freaking Cassette Tape vending machine ๐Ÿ’ต ๐Ÿ“ผ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2020-01-25: Today I am grateful for my amazing friends Dustin and Rebecca who ran a 5K with me which benefitted โ€ฆ

2020-01-23: Today I am grateful for the wonderful staff (and food!) at Ramen Tatsu-ya ๐Ÿœ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2020-01-22: Today I am grateful for Ryan who carved out precious family time to work out with us yesterday ๐Ÿ’ช I โ€ฆ

2020-01-21: Today I am grateful for metta / loving-kindness; may you be happy, may we be happy, may I be happy โ€ฆ

2020-01-20: Today I am grateful for the life and work of Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. ๐Ÿ™ I am looking forward โ€ฆ

2020-01-19: Today I am grateful for sex and intimacy ๐Ÿ”ฅโค๏ธ I am looking forward to yoga and Bad Boys for Life โ€ฆ

2020-01-19: Movie ๐Ÿฟ Little Women (2019) โญโญโญโญโญ First exposure to this work, loved this interpretation! Characters โ€ฆ

2020-01-18: Today I am grateful for my dedication to feeling “assertive” - I’m shocked at how โ€ฆ

2020-01-17: Today I am grateful for access to my primary care physician ๐Ÿฉบ I am looking forward to lunch with my โ€ฆ

2020-01-16: Today I am grateful for a strong talent pool in Belfast ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง I am looking forward to completing the โ€ฆ

2020-01-15: Today I am grateful for my workout buddies - new record yesterday! ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2020-01-14: Today I am grateful for my wife who not only changed plans to meet me for lunch yesterday, she โ€ฆ

2020-01-13: Today I am grateful for my optometrist who helps me see with perfect vision (which I haven’t โ€ฆ

2020-01-12: Today I am grateful for whomever thought fried chicken belonged on the same plate as waffles ๐Ÿง‡๐Ÿ— I am โ€ฆ

2020-01-11: Today I am grateful that every hour of every day can be a new beginning โณ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2020-01-10: Today I am grateful for long, honest conversations with friends on the treadmill ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ I am looking โ€ฆ

2020-01-09: Today I am grateful for women โ™€๏ธ I am looking forward to finishing my Casino El Camino burger for โ€ฆ

2020-01-08: Today I am grateful for my wonderful wife, who talks to me with the love and compassion I hope one โ€ฆ

2020-01-07: Today I am grateful for @nataliekayh who spoke about her gratitude journal for Micro Monday ๐Ÿ™ I am โ€ฆ

2020-01-06: Today I am grateful for Jon, who left some exotic cider on my desk before the holidays ๐Ÿบ I am โ€ฆ

2020-01-05: Today I am grateful for my friendship with Rebecca ๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿˆ I am looking forward to preparing as much โ€ฆ

2020-01-04: Today I am grateful for Chris who got us the Steven Universe soundtrack on vinyl, and Mac who lent โ€ฆ

2020-01-03: Today I am grateful for the opportunity to speak at Nerd Nite next week ๐Ÿค“ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2020-01-01: Today I am grateful for this blog post by my friend Breanne on what she does instead of new โ€ฆ

2019-12-31: Today I am grateful for DayQuil ๐Ÿคง I am looking forward to ringing in the New Year with some of my โ€ฆ

2019-12-30: Today I am grateful for Ring Fit Adventures โญ•๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฒ I am looking forward to a home cooked streak dinner โ€ฆ

2019-12-29: Today I am grateful to wake up next to Andrea’s face ๐Ÿ˜ I am looking forward to playing around โ€ฆ

2019-12-29: Movie ๐ŸŽž๏ธ Knives Out โญโญโญโญโญ Makes me want to ask all sorts of personal questions of Rian Johnson. โ€ฆ

2019-12-28: Today I am grateful that the truck tire we ran over only resulted in cosmetic damages to Motoko ๐Ÿ’ฅ I โ€ฆ

2019-12-27: Today I am grateful that Andrea and I got back to Austin safely ๐Ÿš˜ I am looking forward to being in โ€ฆ

2019-12-25: Today I am grateful for the discipline I have learned to work out every day, even Christmas morning โ€ฆ

2019-12-24: Today I am grateful for the years of my past, which have made me stronger ๐Ÿ’ช I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2019-12-20: Today I am grateful for ibuprofen ๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š I am looking forward to the start of a glorious 2-week vacay ๐ŸŽ„

2019-12-19: Today I am grateful for a work schedule which is downshifting for the holidays ๐ŸŒ I am looking โ€ฆ

2019-12-18: Today I am grateful for the 18 months of training that have lead up to a <25 minute 5k being my โ€ฆ

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2019-12-17: Today I am grateful for the reaction I get to my newest Christmas suit ๐Ÿคต I am looking forward to the โ€ฆ

2019-12-16: Today I am grateful for weather forecasts and agendas, between them I can pick the perfect outfit โ€ฆ

2019-12-15: Today I am grateful for the opportunity to be madly in love with someone who is madly in love with โ€ฆ

2019-12-14: Today I am grateful for @caseymhunt for inspiring me to do more with markup on this micro blog โŒจ๏ธ I โ€ฆ

2019-12-13: My heart is so full today; it’s been amazing so far and we’re only through the morning! โ€ฆ

2019-12-13: Today I am grateful for the flexibility my wonderful wife can display on mornings like this morning โ€ฆ

2019-12-12: Today I am grateful for the 2019 Prospanica Austin Board of Directors, whose time, energy, โ€ฆ

2019-12-11: Today I am grateful for our financial advisor ๐Ÿค‘ I am looking forward to lunch with my team and boss โ€ฆ

2019-12-10: Today I am grateful for an ambitious and energized 2020 Board of Prospanica Austin ๐Ÿ‘” I am looking โ€ฆ

2019-12-09: Today I am grateful that Andrea woke me up to say goodnight ๐Ÿ˜ช I am looking forward to putting up our โ€ฆ

2019-12-08: Today I am grateful for days where I don’t have anything scheduled and I can just catch up on โ€ฆ

2019-12-06: Today I am thankful for a support system made up of my wife, coworkers, Leadership Austin Alumni and โ€ฆ

2019-12-05: Today I am grateful Max is still kickin’ it with us ๐Ÿ˜ป I am looking forward to the Leadership โ€ฆ

2019-12-04: Today I am grateful to not be on Facebook - when I chat with people they are genuinely interested to โ€ฆ

2019-12-03: Today I am grateful Andrea and I could help someone into a more stable living arrangement ๐Ÿ  I am โ€ฆ

2019-12-02: Today I am grateful for my sweat pants and shirts that keep me warm on the walk to the gym ๐Ÿ”ฅ I am โ€ฆ

2019-11-30: Today I am grateful Andrea is willing to KonMari the closet ๐Ÿงฅ๐Ÿงฅ๐Ÿงฅ๐Ÿงฅ I am looking forward to Culinary โ€ฆ

2019-11-30: Yesterday I was grateful to have learned about fluff pounds ๐Ÿ˜… I was looking forward to board games โ€ฆ

2019-11-28: Today I am grateful for Thanksgiving, a day where many of us experience the power of gratitude, โ€ฆ

2019-11-27: Today I am grateful for the way Andrea parks to protect a spare spot for Motoko ๐Ÿš˜ I am looking โ€ฆ

2019-11-26: Today I am grateful for this cool clock Andrea got me just because ๐Ÿ•ฐ๏ธ I am looking forward to one โ€ฆ

2019-11-25: Today I am grateful for the example Mr. Fred Rogers set out into the world ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ I am looking forward โ€ฆ

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2019-11-24: Today I am grateful for my brunch buds ๐ŸŒฎ I am looking forward to A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood โ€ฆ

2019-11-22: Today I am grateful for an additional hour of sleep - thanks for cancelling, Jonathan ๐Ÿ˜‚ I am looking โ€ฆ

2019-11-21: Today I am grateful for the thank you cards and kind words I’ve collected through the years, โ€ฆ

2019-11-20: Today I am grateful for @caseymhunt and Rachel who joined us at Todrick Hall yesterday and took a โ€ฆ

2019-11-19: Todrick Hall with @caseymhunt

2019-11-19: Today I am grateful that I learned how to ask for what I need ๐Ÿ˜… I am looking forward to Todrick Hall โ€ฆ

2019-11-18: Today I am grateful for “backstage” work that makes my “front stage” seem โ€ฆ

2019-11-17: Today I am grateful for Chris who took on a big responsibility for us ๐Ÿ™ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2019-11-16: Today I am grateful my brother is looking to me for help ๐Ÿ‘จโ€โค๏ธโ€๐Ÿ‘จ I am looking forward to roller derby โ€ฆ

2019-11-15: Today I am grateful for the opportunity to speak to my entire company about the great work my team โ€ฆ

2019-11-14: Today I am grateful for Robitussin in bulk from Costco ๐Ÿคง I am looking forward to watching some Good โ€ฆ

2019-11-13: Today I am grateful to be able to hold a three minute plank ๐Ÿ›น I am looking forward to Costco with my โ€ฆ

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2019-11-12: Today I am grateful the Walgreens next to me is 24 hours ๐Ÿ˜ท I am looking forward to an afternoon โ€ฆ

2019-11-11: Today I am grateful for sensory deprivation floats at True Rest Austin ๐Ÿ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

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2019-11-09: Today I am grateful for what my body is able to do ๐Ÿ’ช I am looking forward to running the Rugged โ€ฆ

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2019-11-08: Today I am grateful for the perspective Pauline shared with me about Shona’s work ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง I am โ€ฆ

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2019-11-07: Today I am grateful for my increased sensitivity to caffeine - now I need half as much for twice as โ€ฆ

2019-11-06: Today I am grateful for cancelled meetings ๐Ÿ˜… I am looking forward to lunch with the Belfast peeps, โ€ฆ

2019-11-05: Today I am grateful for the amazing vacation I had with my partner in adventure ๐Ÿงญ I am looking โ€ฆ

2019-11-04: Today I am grateful for Sharon, who picked up our backlog refinement session while I’m out โ€ฆ

2019-11-03: Today I am grateful for the Club benefits - complimentary orange juice + complimentary bottled water โ€ฆ

2019-11-02: Today I am grateful to be able to afford our vacation ๐Ÿ’ธ I am looking forward to spending the day at โ€ฆ

2019-11-01: Today I am grateful for the reaction my suit got yesterday ๐Ÿ˜… I am looking forward to โ€ฆ

2019-10-31: @nataliekayh

2019-10-31: Today I am grateful for the moment, 11 years ago today, when I asked Andrea to make out and she โ€ฆ

2019-10-30: Today I am grateful for Emotional Intelligence ๐Ÿฉ I am looking forward to catching up on sleep after โ€ฆ

2019-10-30: Yesterday I was grateful for air travel โœˆ๏ธ I was looking forward to arriving in Florida ๐ŸŒด

2019-10-28: Today I am grateful for insight into the thoughts and feelings of my amazing Product Knowledge team โ€ฆ

2019-10-27: Today I am grateful for the new friends I made at Misha’s party last night ๐Ÿšฐ I am looking โ€ฆ

2019-10-26: Today I am grateful for pedicures ๐Ÿ’… I am looking forward to seeing Misha and many more friends at โ€ฆ

2019-10-25: Today I am grateful for my 3 words (Focused, Forthright, Athletic) as they reminded me to go for my โ€ฆ

2019-10-24: Today I am grateful for my friends’ genuine concern for Max ๐Ÿฆ I am looking forward to my last โ€ฆ

2019-10-23: Today I am grateful for the way Andrea searches for me with her foot when she’s dead asleep ๐Ÿฆถ โ€ฆ

2019-10-22: Today I am grateful for the flu shot, since my wife is immunocompromised it’s so important! ๐Ÿ’‰ โ€ฆ

2019-10-21: Today I am grateful for my mom - it’s her birthday and as good of a reminder as any that she โ€ฆ

2019-10-20: Today I am grateful for Casey, Rachel, Rebecca, and Foxtrot for being cool while we had some sad โ€ฆ

2019-10-19: Today I am grateful that because I’m not on Facebook, I feel comfortable gratitude journaling โ€ฆ

2019-10-18: Today I am grateful for Val, who suggested the show last night and made great company ๐Ÿ’ž I am looking โ€ฆ

2019-10-17: Today I am grateful for my colleagues who understand that a visit to the vet can supercede my โ€ฆ

2019-10-16: Today I am grateful that every day, every hour, can be a new beginning, a starting point to change โˆ† โ€ฆ

2019-10-15: Today I am grateful for Dustin, who encouraged me to try micro.blog ๐Ÿ™ I am looking forward to โ€ฆ