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Gratitude Journal: Summer Visits and Vacations

September 14, 2012 | Gratitude Journal | 0 comments

Contribute to our community gratitude journal.

The Gratitude Journal is back!

Grateful? Share it here! Our community gratitude journal, open to all who’d like to express their thanks or share a happy thought. Send us your pics of your summer fun or your back-to-school smiles!

I’m thankful that my sister, her kids and their kids come to visit so often from so far away.
Texas Grandma

I am grateful, so grateful, to the young YMCA Camp counselors, and all of the positive energy.
Grateful mom of 4. WI

I am thankful to be a funded graduate student in a PhD program that I really enjoy. I am thankful to have strong peers and mentors who are good people as well.  And I’m thankful to have a partner who motivates me to pursue big dreams.
Brandi Mccullough

I’m grateful for my wife Lori, a continual source of wonder & happiness.
Rock Conner

I thankful library.
Wagner, age 2 1/2

I’m grateful for the opportunity to make mistakes and to learn from them. I’m particularly grateful when the repercussions are minimal and I don’t beat myself up for having not known better.
Katherine Hanway

I’m grateful for our good friends who are willing to help us by taking care of our canary and watering our flower gardens while we go out of town.
Phoebe Bode

Happy Birthday, Mom! Thanks for being such a great role model to me.
Janine Kovac

Every week we post a photo submitted by one of our readers along with all the happy and thankful comments gathered throughout the week.

To contribute, email your gratitude (a sentence or two would be great) or your favorite photo to Janine at janinek@berkeley.edu

You can also contribute gratitudes by commenting at the bottom of this post. Please include: your name if you’d like us to use it and any other info you’d like us to list, e.g., if the “gratitude” is from one of your children, it would be great to know his or her age.

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