Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I hope you all had a yummy meal with friends and family today.  Last year I did a thankful post for every day. I liked the concept and I considered doing it this year. But I was …

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Thankful Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I’ve enjoyed this month of recognizing the things I am thankful for. But on this last day, I am thankful that it’s now Thanksgiving and I can stop doing it before it becomes a chore. 🙂

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Thankful Thanksgiving Day 23: Our Robot Overlords

For the last day before Thanksgiving, I would like to express my gratitude to our Robot Overlords.  Your benevolence and mercy in allowing us puny meatbags to live and serve you is beyond measure. Instead of following your base programming …

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Thankful Thanksgiving Day 22: My Parents

Today I am thankful for my parents. Without them, I wouldn’t be where I am today. Literally, because I wouldn’t exist. Beyond the essential gift of giving me life, they also gave me so much more. They loved me which …

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Thankful Thanksgiving Day 21: Freedom

I am free to write this blog post and say whatever the hell I want. Today I am thankful for that freedom. And all the other freedoms I have living in this day and age. We’re not a completely free society. …

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Thankful Thanksgiving Day 20: Books

I love books. Science fiction, mystery, historical, educational, fantasy, whatever. Books bring knowledge and fun to all of us. Books allow an idea to be preserved beyond that fleeting moment when it emerges. For a long time I couldn’t understand …

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Thankful Thanksgiving Day 19: Clean Air, Water and Food

Today I am thankful for having clean air and safe water and food. Not having to worry about getting a disease from the food I eat is often taken for granted. All the news stories you hear about tainted food …

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Thankful Thanksgiving Day 18: Air Conditioning

Even though it is now quite pleasant outside, I must express my thankfulness for the wonder that is air conditioning. As a native Floridian and now resident Texan, I have lived all but one year of my life in places …

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Thankful Thanksgiving Day 16: Medical Advances

Today I am thankful for modern medicine. I like knowing that the odds of my wife dying in labor or my son dying young are very low. I like that things that decimated populations before are now no longer a …

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Thankful Thanksgiving Day 15: Word Processors

Today I am thankful for word processors. I couldn’t be a writer without them. First of all, my hand writing sucks. But beyond that, the idea of writing everything out on paper, scratching stuff out and then completely redoing it …

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