Category Archives: Thanksgiving

So, Here We Are—Again

And as another year sails into the sunset, and another holiday season descends upon us, we once again check our calendar to discover it is that time that we are supposed to have a delicious dinner, connect with friends and … Continue reading

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The Art Of Being Thankful

As I stood down at the local Subway Shop earlier this week waiting to be served, I was able to overhear snippets of conversation between two twenty something young men sitting in a booth near me.  I cannot say I … Continue reading

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Wintry Day

Mother Nature is knocking on my door.  Can”t blame her.  It is 7 degrees out there.  With wind chill, it feels like -12 degrees.  Guess I’ll just have to grab a book and settle down next to the fire.

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Giving Is Receiving

During a long and varied career with a major company  I was occasionally selected to volunteer for various causes and projects. It seems that the definition of “volunteer”had a slightly different spin on it then that of the commonly held … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Is Just That. Giving Thanks

It’s funny how we associate things.  They become one with each other.  Who can imagine an Easter without the bunny, or losing a tooth and not being paid a visit by the tooth fairy.  And Christmas would be unthinkable without … Continue reading

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