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annette-talbert's picture
Nov.22.2012
A blogger friend is posting a daily mantra. One word each day that motivates him to push farther, hang in there, and keep everything in perspective. My mantra today is borrowed from the great Annie Lamott: "I'm going to keep things simple today. Left foot, right foot, left foot, breathe. "...
steven-belanger's picture
Nov.22.2012
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.  Remember to be thankful for other, perhaps more subtle, things about yourself.  Don't just focus on family, friends, food and shelter.  For example, without my story and novel writing ability, I would get into A LOT more trouble than I do.
sam-barry's picture
Nov.22.2012
There is a saying—“That which does not kill us makes us stronger”—which is neither true nor helpful. In the last few years I was diagnosed with colon cancer, which, thankfully, was caught in time. After treatment, I recovered and went back to work, and on I went. Then my wife Kathi was diagnosed...
mark-j-janssen's picture
Nov.22.2012
  When I was a child we lived in a house that looked like an old Dutch farm house.  Since we were one of the few families in town who were Dutch, it made sense. The house was a crazy quilt.  Our basement was like an old root cellar.  To go there we had to go out the back door,...
jm-cornwell's picture
Nov.22.2012
Happy Thanksgiving
pamela-conway-caruso's picture
Nov.22.2012
Thanksgiving Day for Americans is just another Thursday for the rest of the World. Happy Thanksgiving everybody, everywhere!
rosy-cole's picture
Nov.22.2012
On Thanksgiving Day we acknowledge our dependence. William Jennings Bryan Give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way. Native American saying What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. R W Emerson     Thanksgiving Hope...
bob-mustin's picture
Nov.22.2012
The story linked below may be the ultimate in giving experienced by a book lover. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!! image via themillions.com The Millions
phil-naessens's picture
Nov.22.2012
It's Thanksgiving and while I'm still thinking about all the things I should be thankful for in my life I also wanted to be mindful of why I'm thankful for NBA basketball....in no particular order;   1). I'm thankful I'm able to watch a replay of the Houston Rockets play the Utah Jazz without...
phil-naessens's picture
Nov.22.2012
It’s a sunny Thanksgiving Day here in beautiful Corfu Greece. Even though they don't celebrate Thanksgiving in Greece, and why would they, I try to use this day as a way of being thankful for everything that I have.....so here goes;   1). I'm thankful that my grandparents had the courage to...