It's actually just after 0600 Friday. I forgot yesterday was Thursday until I was just getting into bed and I wasn't inclined to switch the computer on again. As I lay down I wondered just what this week had brought which could possibly make anyone here in New Zealand thankful about anything. After a night broken by nightmares and cramp I woke finally earlier than I'd intended and realised that there are still so many things about which I (and, after all, this blog is my view of life) should be thankful. The first, and most insignificant, of these is that such broken nights and cramps are fairly rare for me. I have friends who rarely get a good night's sleep for a multitude of reasons.
I'm thankful that Jaz will soon be coming home.
I'm sad beyond words for what is happening in Christchurch but even in that situation one has to be thankful that we live in a country which can cope with such a disaster and be thankful for the huge amount of help which has arrived from around the world.