Tag Archives: Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving has, for most of my life, been a difficult holiday. Growing up, the tensions and turmoil in my home didn’t take a break when the holidays rolled around. In fact, they often got worse. Thanksgiving, being an occasion that


There was a recent New York Times piece about gratitude in which it was pointed out that some people are genetically predisposed to be grateful (I would include joyful in that since they seem to be connected.) Apparently a 2014


The rain began softly at around four this morning. I woke up and listened to it falling on the roof.; I wouldn’t have wanted to be anywhere else except where I was — under a warm comforter, my dog snoring