Nothing like a power outage to remind you of what you are grateful for…

Thank you refrigerator, my keeping my apples crisp and my meat safe.

Thank you projector, for making project presentations full of large photos.

Thank you computer, for making it faster to write.

Thank you speakers, for providing beautiful sound while I work.

Thank you microwave, for warming my food until perfect deliciousness.

Thank you internet, for answering all my questions right away.

Thank you pencil sharpener, for letting nothing delay our work.

Thank you bathroom light, for keeping us from using outdoor port-a-potties.

Thank you classroom lights, for making clear the faces as they learn.

Thank you power, for coming back on today.