Taking It Slow (#220)

Each day that passes means I’m one closer to going home. Time has never moved this slowly my entire life but I don’t think that’s a bad thing. I’ve been productive with my time here in England. Although my work isn’t the most rewarding, I’ve worked on a number of projects and feel prepared for the fall semester. I’m still looking forward to heading home and seeing my family but I’ve certainly been able to savor every last second of my summer in the UK 🇬🇧.

07.30.18

Today I’m Grateful For…

  1. Mistakes and moments of learning
  2. A full night’s rest
  3. The sound and feeling of rain
  4. Firefighters and first responders
  5. My siblings
  6. Late night mac and cheese
  7. Delivering pizza in high school
  8. The sound of the train passing in the night
  9. My friends at UMass
  10. Time outside
  11. Rainy days and vinyl records
  12. Love
  13. A little bit of bravery
  14. Patriot games on Sundays
  15. Local homemade ice cream
  16. Talks about the Universe
  17. A “yes and” mentality
  18. A clear sky and a full moon
  19. Working for Swift Kick in New York
  20. Time at the gym and people who keep me working towards my goals
  21. Holidays with my family
  22. Good dreams
  23. CLEAN WATER! Check out my project and see how you can get involved!
  24. Lazy days with my cat, Ned
  25. The here and now
  • As always, check out my first blog, 25 Things I’m Grateful For (#1) to know why I’m writing this list and why I want you to start yours.

    Featured image from an older hike. Wouldn’t be able to pick out the mountain but the view still reminds me of the fresh air and warm sun my friends and I shared.

    Author: Jake Ames

    Grad student, feline father, twin brother, buffalo chicken enthusiast, and gratitude writer. Using this blog to hopefully inspire others on their journey. Love your process, whatever that looks like.

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