The Positive Thread 2020

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My positive is I'm looking forward to going out for breakfast this morning. The restaurant has a kitsch atmosphere and great comfort food. It's cloudy but stopped snowing yesterday afternoon so the roads are clear.
 

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My positive for today is tomorrow is Monday and the start of a new week. I know that most people seem to hate Mondays, but I think of it as a clean slate to start again. ☀
I like Mondays, too. Especially since I'm in school, and enjoy going to classes. That's a really positive way to view Mondays! I love it!

My positive is I'm looking forward to going out for breakfast this morning. The restaurant has a kitsch atmosphere and great comfort food. It's cloudy but stopped snowing yesterday afternoon so the roads are clear.
How was breakfast? What'd you get?
 

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It's damp here, not like Colorado. Was skiing in Steamboat back in the day and remember it was 8 degrees but didn't
feel that cold at all because of the dry air.
:thumbsup:

Had a fabulous day, the weather was warm and calm enough windwise that I could get on the tennis court :)
 

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How was breakfast? What'd you get?
Delicious, thanks for asking. :thumbsup: They serve homemade cornbread free of charge and I ordered a scramble with sautéed spinach, roasted mushrooms and artichoke hearts. It came with seasoned potatoes and raisin brioche toast. I had 3 cups of coffee too.
We made a few stops along the way which made it a positive day.
 

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Delicious, thanks for asking. :thumbsup: They serve homemade cornbread free of charge and I ordered a scramble with sautéed spinach, roasted mushrooms and artichoke hearts. It came with seasoned potatoes and raisin brioche toast. I had 3 cups of coffee too.
We made a few stops along the way which made it a positive day.
How wonderful! That sounds delicious! I absolutely love cooked vegetables and am now craving an omelette even though I don't eat eggs too much, haha.
 

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M maggiedemi rugged up means you're wearing a lot of clothing to keep warm
AbbysMom AbbysMom How Is Abby doing?

Had a good day yesterday. Watched 2 movies, Dead Calm and Clear and Present Danger, 2 of my faves.
Only washed a few smalls, ran out of laundry detergent. I think I'm allergic to Cal. When she is close to me
while on the bed and I'm petting her, I get congested and my eyes itch. Whenever I stroke or pet her and
then touch my eyes, they begin to itch. But no worries because I don't care, ha!! Will try not to touch my
eyes till after I've washed my hands if I've patted her. Nicole sent down Jambalaya and corn bread last
night, soo good, and Daniel is coming home today for a few days.:thumbsup::yess:
 

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homemade cornbread free of charge and I ordered a scramble with sautéed spinach, roasted mushrooms and artichoke hearts. It came with seasoned potatoes and raisin brioche toast.
Oh man, that sounds so good all together! :yummy:

Jambalaya and corn bread
That sounds like a good combo too. :yummy:

My positive for today is I finished those lattes that I didn't like because they were too weak. Now I can go back to my vanilla cappuccino which is much richer in taste. ☕
 

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Got the message this morning. Shower glass install is Thursday and the master bathroom remodel will be totally done. This means by Thursday night I will be having my first shower in three months. I do have another tub/shower combo in my other bathroom but the shower head is too high up for a five footer and so it has been baths and washing my hair in the sink since late October.
 

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Spent my holiday Monday on horseback wandering all these horse trails and along the river...brings you back to earth and the wildlife doesn't care when you get close on horseback.
It was a nice calming relaxing day, it has been a long time since we have got out and done that.
Paying for it now though..be sitting on a pillow at work today.
 

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Dang, I'm envious :)!
You wont be if I let you share my pain..lol
Horse I was on was a retired race horse and when the bush closed in he got quite skittish so the first couple of hours was a bit of a wrestling match but he calmed down after a bit. used a few muscles i havent used in a long time..lol
 

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Spent my holiday Monday on horseback wandering all these horse trails and along the river...brings you back to earth and the wildlife doesn't care when you get close on horseback.
It was a nice calming relaxing day, it has been a long time since we have got out and done that.
Paying for it now though..be sitting on a pillow at work today.
I grew up with horses and I do remember that pain. Best way to get rid of it is to go out riding again as soon as possible.
 

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My positive is from the past but realized that in 2019 our 3 cats were healthy all year! I hope this trend continues!! I still consider myself a newer cat parent (4 years) and in that short amount of time I had to go through various ailments. Out cats are aged 4.5, 6.5 and 7.5.
 

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in 2019 our 3 cats were healthy all year!
This is fantastic, good for you!!

This is a sideways positive, one of my Bettas is a little weird, but I've determined that all the other parameters that could be effecting him are good (unless it's the weather/barometer, and I can't do a whole lot about that lol)
 

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Finally completed 2 cover letters for grad school. Sent to professor and career person at school to review. One due on Feb. 2, one Feb. 15. Now I'm looking for jobs and getting excited!
 

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Finally completed 2 cover letters for grad school. Sent to professor and career person at school to review. One due on Feb. 2, one Feb. 15. Now I'm looking for jobs and getting excited!
What are you studying in grad school?
 

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What are you studying in grad school?
I've been working on a wildlife biology bachelor's degree, and I am extremely interested in research and data collection. Specifically, anthropogenic (human) influences and how these changes impact animals. So for grad school, I would be conducting research that concerns ecology and impacts of or on animals. My special interest is in small mammals. There are websites that list project details of advisers that are looking for new grad students to pursue specific topics, and I've been using the site (Texas A & M wildlife job board) to find opportunities. So not sure the specific research focus, but focusing on any that relate to small mammal ecology right now.

Although, ecology deals with many different aspects, and I'd be happy doing many different topics, including fish, turtle, plant, or general ecosystem functioning. I just really love thinking critically about things and what may affect them! The discussion section of the research paper where you write about what worked, what didn't, and what improvements can be made is my favorite part! Even if the hypothesis was not supported, there are still so many things to learn and so many questions that still need to be answered! Hope that answered your question. :) Thanks for asking!
 
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