Points of gratitude today. Regatta post tomorrow.

Points of gratitude today. Regatta post tomorrow.

My husband and best friend of 17 years, Kurt


For my husband. There is nothing that equals a marriage except one that contains the best friendship you could ever imagine.

For a mentor and friend, who reminded me this morning that “Life is a privilege. It’s not why. It’s how.”

For the Madison Indiana Observer, who gave me a lovely shout-out yesterday… They gave a brief description of who I am and what I’m doing here, then linked to my Madison posts. What a wonderful thing to do. Here is their brief: http://madisonindiana.us/traveling-marla-visits-madison/

For Crazy Train to Tinky Town, a blogger I love to read, who nominated me for the


I’m sorry it took me so long to acknowledge and thank you for this. There are several bloggers I read regularly, including Crazy Train, and if anybody deserves it, it’s them:


For Baxter and Shaggy, who give far more than they can ever get from me.

For the family I grew up with, and the surrogates who surround me online.

And finally, because you know I just can’t sit with anything serious given enough time, I am truly grateful for the air-conditioned VIP bathrooms during the regatta. Seriously, it was really hot!

Love, Marla

4 Replies to “Points of gratitude today. Regatta post tomorrow.”

  1. Thanks for the props! I always enjoy your reflections, they’re so candid and open and honest. I’m glad whenever I see that something new is up on your site 🙂

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