Nov 242011
 

My family
Imagination
Resourceful Teachers
Peace wherever it can be found
Open-Source
Free Speech
Forgiveness
Mortality
Reeces peanut-butter cups
Coffee
The Christmas Truce
What I know
What I have to learn
Unabashed enthusiasm
The Apollo Program
Fallen Astronauts, Cosmonauts, and Tychonauts
Dedicated Engineers
Macgyver
Musicians with day jobs
Artists with soul
The “Not on My Watch” Attitude
Purpose
Solitude
The right tool for the job
The tool that works anyway
Opposable thumbs
Light
Rage against the dying of the light
Honey mustard
Creole mustard
Futurama
Albert Einstein
Sir Isaac Newton
Ton Rosendaal
Ludwig van Beethoven
Jonas Sark
Stomatopods, especially Peacock Mantis Shrimp
Caring Doctors and Nurses
Loyal Dogs
Friendly Ferrets
Tireless Horses
Deadly and beautiful creatures
Cameras with low f-stop telephoto Lenses
Brave but cautious nature photographers
Miester Eckhart
Dreams
Employing my demons for good
Anonymous gifts
SETI
Unselfish prayers
Originality
Luigi Serafini and The Codex Seraphinianus
Copper heat-sinks
Balsa Planes
The stone that missed my head when I was little
The poor Lego-man that was crushed by that stone instead
Model Rockets
Cannabis
Robert Heinlein
Ray Bradbury
Isaac Asimov
Douglas Adams
Firefly
Orsen Scott Card
When truth and reconciliation defeat revenge
When right breaks with law
When reason prevails over violence
Elegant solutions
Unapproachable enigmas
Commitment to quality
Chiropractors
Self-education
Wikipedia
Public Librarys
IEEE and ISO
Those sounds only I can hear
Knowing deep down where those sounds really come from
History
The future
This moment
Protecting something truly precious
The certainty that I am alone, but that we are not
Consequences
Elephants
Logos (The Word)
Wishing for nothing
The infinite, uncountable, and unquantifiable
Unknowable truths
Calculated defiance
Thich Quang Duc
Falon Gong
Tank Man
George Washington
Clair Cameron Patterson
Journalists with scruples
Terry Gilliam Films
Transcendence
Khentrul Lodrö Thayé Rinpoche
Beauty in all its forms
Especially the female form
Bernadette Peters
That girl, whether or not we ever find each other
The fact that the universe is witnessing itself through my eyes
The true belief that vanity is not an inevitable cost of consciousness
The undeserved gifts bestowed upon humanity by Gautama Buddha, Jesus of Nazareth and all those unknown souls that should be recognized as synonymous with those names.

  One Response to “Gratitude”

  1. I LOVE your Gratitude list!!!

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