grateful

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On gratitude and goals.

Let me confess, I am not typically a fan of Thanksgiving.  I have always struggled with the idea of gluttony.  I grew up in remarkably humble means, grateful for anything and everything.  Thanksgiving has always struck as one day of year when suddenly everyone is thankful, and I hate that.  I wholeheartedly believe we should be thankful all the time. This year, I'm taking a new approach to the holiday.  I'm choosing to see Thanksgiving as a special day of…

Happy Thanksgiving!

When I was about six years old, my aunt took me to the community pool.  Up until that point, I was sure I could swim. Upon getting there, I immediately saw a friend from school and he suggested we jump off the low dive.   I had no reason to believe I couldn't swim adequately enough to get from the low dive to the ladder so I went for it.  The whole incident lasted no more than four minutes.  I jumped in,…