Monday, November 26, 2007

The Four Days of Thanksgiving

It's good to be back in Chicago after spending time with family for the past four days. Yes, I love my family, but being away from home in Chicago is hard. My parents were gracious enough to let us stay another night in Grand Haven, MI. My wife's parents were awesome to host a whirl-wind 1st birthday party for my nephew Calvin. But arriving home last night felt good. There is a definite comfort to being in a place you call home and a bed that you call your own (even though we need a new mattress).

Thanksgiving week provided wonderful opportunities for me to share things with my wife and my parents. Susanne and I went out for a nice run on Thanksgiving morning, and we spent the whole time listing things that we were thankful for over the past year. It's amazing to see how many things we really do have to be thankful for. I had special moments as well to share with my dad as we shopped together. He shared som things with me about his father who I never met since he passed away long before I was born. It makes me wonder what my children will remember about me and say about me after I am gone from this world.

11/22: Run with wife (Distance: ???, Time: ???, Mood: Thankful!)
11/24: 50-40-30-20-10 rep sets of: Push-ups, Sit-ups, and Squats (Untimed)

*No, Gio, I did not do the Power of 10. I'd love to try it some time, but I didn't have a partner nor the right equipment for it. I look forward to more workouts designed by you.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Mr. Mirek,

I really enjoy reading your blog. It sounds like you have a very blessed life! Sometimes I feel guilty that my life is so good. Do you ever feel like that?
How's the no sugar thing going? I think I have survived two days now. ;)