Thankful Thursday Blog Hop: A Retirement Anniversary for Our Mom

Hello everybody, thank you for stopping by for our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop. You all know that I am always thankful to each of you for joining us! Each and every Thursday we share the things for which we are most thankful and we always enjoy reading all of the things you are thankful for too. If you are new to our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop, thanks for hopping in, we really do get excited when new blogger pals join us!

Today we’re all thankful for a special Anniversary, really, we really, really are thankful.  This weekend our Mom will have been retired for one year.  Happy Retirementversary Mom.  We’re thankful that we have our Mom home with us full time and we’re thankful that she doesn’t have to go out and play in traffic each weekday and deal with that 40-45 minute commute each way.

I’m particularly thankful because I get to sit with and snuggle with my Mom just about any time I want.  Well, not when she goes grocery shopping or when her and the Dad go for their daily walk.  But most of the time if I need my Mom she is right here with me and for me.  I love you Mom, thanks for retiring!!!

What are you thankful for today?  Tell us in the comments and then join us for our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop. Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!! More Forever Homes More Often! Purrrrr! Zip! Later!

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44 thoughts on “Thankful Thursday Blog Hop: A Retirement Anniversary for Our Mom

  1. Madison

    Having the parents home almost all the time is the best thing ever. That commute thing is such a waste of precious time! Enjoy!

  2. Katie Isabella

    Oh you made my mommy happy reading what you said. You are ALL a happy loving family. That shines through.

  3. Purrseidon

    Meowser Brian dear furiend, thank you for hosting this blog hop…. will there be a party and treats this weekend?

  4. Madsnapper

    Big boy said to tell you he is thankful that both his mommy and daddy are retired and that they have been retired the whole time he’s lived here. And mama says she is thankful that Daddy’s MRI came back that the cancer had not gone to his brain or his eyeball and can be removed

  5. Catscue Catmom

    Has it been a year already?! Time sure does fly, I bet your Mom is so happy being home with all of you everyday. I haven’t retired, but have been WFH for 3 months now, and I LOVE being home with Cat Dad and the kitties, and I don’t miss the traffic or commute at all!

  6. Ellen Pilch

    Happy Retirementversary to your wonderful mom! Thanks for hosting. Have a great day! XO

  7. Sandee

    A year already? Wow that flew by. I’ve been retired since March of 2003. I’ve loved every minute too. I’m glad the mom is there for you whenever you need her to be.
    Thank you for hosting the Thankful Thursday Blog Hop.
    Have a purrfect Thankful Thursday. My best to your siblings and your wonderful peeps. ♥

  8. A ShutterBug Explores

    Oh wow! ~ I bet you are glad you are retired this year ~ and know your kitties are glad you are there more ~ Enjoy ^_^
    Be Safe, Be Well,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

  9. Teddy

    Happy Retirementversary to your Mom! My Mom has loved every minute of her retirement as has my Dad. I’m just happy they are here with me all the time! Thanks for hosting the Thankfuls every week. We have lots to be thankful for.
    Hugs, Teddy

  10. da tabbies o trout towne

    guyz…we hope mom rememburred ta tell dad… de annie fursary iz ree tired….dad will go out N bye an annie fursary gift other wize….. N mite feel bad…. when mom doez knot givez him a gift !!
    😉 ♥♥

  11. The LLB Gang

    Happy Retirmentversary to your Mama!!! We also love having our Mama on call for our every nee…I mean we like having her home with us most of the time too BOL!
    Rosy, Jakey & Arty

  12. diane

    Congrats to MOM; that year went by fast! Our Ricky and Lucy are not happy when we both leave the house together either. Imagine if we had jobs and did it daily? Retirement is great!

  13. Summer

    I’m thankful that while my human never plans to retire, her commute is about 45 STEPS, upstairs to her office off the living room! Happy retirementversary to your human!

  14. Foley Monster, Pocket and River Song

    Having a mother who is retired is living the dream. It made all our lives better. Happy Anniversary. Enjoy ever minute.

  15. Jan K

    Having your Mom home so much more is the best, and we bet she feels the same about being home with her feline family (& Dad!!). ♥

  16. Mickeys Musings

    Happy 1 year of freedom from work for your mum!! We bet she is loving it too 😉
    Our mum should retire but she is having too much fun at work and likes her co-workers.
    However, being home a spell due to the COVID thing, she knows she will like being home with us too.Who knows…soom we hope 😉
    Purrs,Georgia and Julie

  17. Fraidy Cats!

    Brian, your mom’s former routine sounds like our mom’s current routine!
    Happy Retirementaversary to you mom! we bet she enjoys being there for you 🙂 purrs,
    minnie, hollie, sharpie, ditto, TL

  18. Raven

    That’s a wonderful thankful. I’m thankful that Mom & Dad have been working from home the past 2+ months, and will continue to work from home for the foreseeable future.

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