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On Gratitude

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...” So Charles Dickens begins A Tale of Two Cities, published in 1859. As I look back on my life, I discover the same thing. Each phase is made up of both good and bad experiences, and what we take from both becomes our… Continue reading On Gratitude

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!  I hope you enjoy your feast today.  I'm busy making a pecan yam casserole and green bean casserole to complement the turkey.  This is a day to gather with family and friends and express gratitude for all we have.  So here are 26 things that I am grateful for (not necessarily… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving

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Happy Canadian Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all the Canadians out there!  The second Monday in October was officially designated as Canadian Thanksgiving in 1957, a day to give thanks “for the bountiful harvest with which Canada has been blessed.”  Before that it was observed on different dates each year.  Although the Native Americans were celebrating the fall harvest… Continue reading Happy Canadian Thanksgiving