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December 24, 2012

A Year Unlike Any Other

December 24, 2012

As the title suggests, I'm grateful for a year that has been not quite like any other. And I have two distinct parts of my life to thank for that.

Part one – my job at SmallBox. I'm grateful for the fact that I have a job that I find both challenging and fun. That I wake up every morning wanting to go to work. That I work with really cool, fun people – everyday is entertaining. That Beer Fridays are deemed acceptable. That I can put on my headphones and listen to music while working – that part is important.

Rewind to one year ago today, and I was working at a certain craft-y retail store, counting down the time until I could clock out. The fact that I get to spend the entire day with my family and not worry about disgruntled last minute Christmas shoppers is awesome.

Part two – my family. I'm sure this is on everyone's list of "what I'm grateful for this year," but it holds especially true for me. A few of my family members, myself included, experienced life changing events, both positive and negative, in 2012.

To name a couple, I moved to Indianapolis and my mom sold the home she'd been in for nearly 30 years. But no matter the event, I was reminded of how blessed I am to have a family that is loving, supportive, and always fun to be around.

And on that note, I'll get back to the Christmas cookies, last minute wrapping, and family fun.

This post is part of Think Kit by SmallBox
Today’s prompt: “What are you grateful for this year?”

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