Balls of Thanks

Saturday, November 07, 2015 18 Comments A + a -

Having a Ball


Balls of Thanks

As I look over my week
And pondered for a moment
I may just choose to shriek
To all my heart's content

Why?

Another day in court made me feel so weak
I had some  van troubles
Like the breaks making squeaks
Plus my tires were so bald, unsafe, and antique

But regardless of all
There are things that went well
I am thankful for volleyball
My daughter played well


I am thankful for basketball
It's my son's sport this fall
Plus he didn't run away
So he's good overall

I am thankful for Paul
He's here, the long haul
Through my cancer years, depression
Teens' troubles, and all

I am sure there are more
I should be thankful for
Some things may be small
I just cannot recall

I can say, it's a good week
Hey, I did not freak
And compared to some weeks I cried
This week I laughed, and I smiled.

--oOOo--


girls playing volleyball, parenting blog

Daughter at play, puts a smile on my face
For when she is here, I know she is safe


--oOOo--

What are you thankful for?

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November 7, 2015 at 6:35:00 PM MST delete

Nice job! I'm a horrible poet.
Glad your kids are doing well. Crappy car? Yeah, I hear you. Got two of them. Turn the radio up. That's my solution to most car problems.

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November 7, 2015 at 6:42:00 PM MST delete

Turn the radio up, LOL, that's what my daughter did.

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November 8, 2015 at 4:06:00 AM MST delete

Hahaha!!! AWESOME FORMAT!!!Thats not easy...but loads of fun! Welcome to the my cars a piece of poop club!!!

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November 8, 2015 at 9:50:00 AM MST delete This comment has been removed by the author.
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November 8, 2015 at 2:38:00 PM MST delete

I spent 45.6 seconds trying to come up with a comment that rhymed, but came up blank. I'm liking your Suessesque ttot this week! Not liking the car troubles. Been there. It isn't a fun place to be.
I'm glad to hear things are going well with the teens!

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November 8, 2015 at 2:48:00 PM MST delete

I'd be thankful if I could just write a poem at all.
:-)
Well done.

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November 8, 2015 at 2:50:00 PM MST delete

Suessesque, yup, that's my poem style haha.
My teens are OK, yes, so it's a good week.

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November 8, 2015 at 7:15:00 PM MST delete

excellent poem...hope whatever the court thing is turns out ok..glad for sports...

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Suzy Mae
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November 11, 2015 at 9:55:00 AM MST delete

What a great poem. I hope you're van troubles are past and you are enjoying the week. Thanks for linking up!

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November 11, 2015 at 1:59:00 PM MST delete

Thanks Suzy Mae. I've taken care if major troubles and repairs needed. I can drive safe too with newly installed winter tires.

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Pat B
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November 14, 2015 at 4:31:00 PM MST delete

What a great TTOT verse! It sounds like you had some things that went well. It is good that you can know that you will not be driving on bald tires too.

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November 14, 2015 at 4:57:00 PM MST delete

The winter-non bald tires are noisier but safer.

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