The fourth Thursday in November is the day we have historically gathered with family and friends to give thanks for an abundant harvest.
Since fewer families now depend on farming, Thanksgiving has evolved into a series of activities that better suit urban lifestyles. It has become an extended weekend of family gatherings beginning with the traditional Thursday meal followed by four days of watching football and a mad rush into the holiday shopping season.
Thanksgiving is still a traditional time to reflect, and I want to share a few random thoughts of appreciation. I am thankful for:
via The Citizen http://www.thecitizen.com/blogs/scott-bradshaw/11-26-2013/some-random-thanksgiving-thoughts