As we move into the second quarter of the year, I’ve taken a look at how my Year of Thanking has gone so far.
I’ve written 16 letters over a three month period and I can’t decide if that’s a good number or a pitifully poor one.
One person wrote a note back.
One person wrote me a gloriously long proper letter.
One person called me.
Eleven people sent a text message.
One featured my letter on her blog.
One person hasn’t acknowledged my letter at all.
Some have gone to family members, some to long-standing friends and some to friends made through blogging.
All went in the post, even the local ones. The furthest one has travelled is to Canada.
The letter I never expected to send was to the fiancée of a friend to thank her for making him so happy.
Over this next quarter, I’m planning on sending a few unexpected thank you letters. To people I don’t know personally, but who have impacted my life in a good way. I’ll report back on how that went …