16th: i'm thankful that i can participate in exciting musical opportunities with my husband.
17th: i'm thankful that i have a job. so many college graduates aren't as fortunate to have a job in their field, let alone one at all.
18th: i'm thankful for the opportunity to play with fantastically inspiring musicians/professionals in my field.
19th: i'm thankful for trader joes dark chocolate mint stars. because sometimes that's all you need to get through a long teaching day.
20th: i'm thankful that my sister invited me to one of her publicity events. it was so fun to dress up with her and spend time together, making fun of the industry while being right in the heart of it all.
21st: i'm thankful for a spontaneous visit from my dad when i've had the worst day in recent memory. talking to him always makes me feel like everything's going to be okay.
22nd: i'm thankful for the opportunity to exercise the conductor side of my brain and that my kids did a fantastic job in their first concert of the year.