Remember to be thankful for truly important items, like strawberry jelly

Every year, people all across the U.S. take time to reflect on the things they are thankful for in their lives, usually focusing on subjects such as family, health and their friends.

While those are all fine choices, our lives are filled with other items that are too often ignored in the Holiday Season, even though they also bring great joy and satisfaction.

So this year I am going to be thankful for these items on Thanksgiving, and I hope that you also are able to ponder these truly significant items that make us happy and grateful every day. Continue reading “Remember to be thankful for truly important items, like strawberry jelly”

A few thoughts on Thanksgiving, Franksgiving, parades and cranwords

Thanksgiving 2016 comes at a time when many people are worried about the future and are feeling despair due to the recent events this fall.

But enough about the Cleveland Browns fans.

Meanwhile, the rest the country seems to be either horrified or thrilled with the recent election. But while we have a lot of different opinions and plenty of strife, it’s actually a great time to have Thanksgiving.

We all have plenty to be thankful for, and here are a few items I am thankful for about Thanksgiving.

Continue reading “A few thoughts on Thanksgiving, Franksgiving, parades and cranwords”