Thirty-Three. Vespera's cooking. Yum!
Thirty-Five. Grandpa Upstairs, who is working hard on the basement project for Vespera & Niteo.
Thirty-Six. Grandpa Upstairs, who will spend time with Mane pretty much whenever I need him to.
Thirty-Seven. Grandpa Up North, who can laugh in the middle of crisis.
Thirty-Eight. Grandpa Up North (my dad), who takes such good care of Grandma Up North (my mom).
Thirty-Nine. Having parents that stayed together and set an example of making marriage work.
Forty. Having in-laws that stayed together and set an entirely different example of making marriage work.
Forty-One. Mango, who will stay up until 1am (or 2 or 3), if that's what it takes.
Forty-Two. Books. I have a lot of them.
Forty-Three. A sweet back yard with a tree that Mane can climb.
Forty-Four. Mane climbing the tree in her winter duds in the rain/snow yesterday.
Forty-Five. A flexible job.
Forty-Six. People who tip generously.
Forty-Seven. Places to swim in the winter.
Forty-Eight. Books that Mane loves to read, namely the Harry Potter books.
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