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Being grateful | december 2020

We have arrived at the end of this very challenging and unexpected year! I am happy to turn over the last page of this chapter of 2020. However, it is also with grateful heart that I look back. Despite the heaviness and darkness that 2020 has brought, it also brought unexpected blessings. My last “Being Grateful” post for 2020 is about remembering and celebrating this last month of the year. December was a quiet month of nesting at home. Lockdown continued on since November. There were no Christmas walks in San Francisco with BFF to look at holiday displays, Christmas trees and gingerbread houses this year. There were no holiday parties although my co-workers decorated the building with festive decorations that lifted up our holiday spirits every time we walked in, and work has provided boxed lunches. Christmas was a quiet and socially-distanced affair. HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS This holiday, though, brought time and space for solitude and contemplation that were often missed during the hustle and bustle of the holidays. I love being home …