Monday, November 24, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving

As I sit here, it is a somewhat dreary Fall day. Gray skies. A drizzle in the air. A typical late November prelude to a Thanksgiving holiday. It is the kind of day that can put you in a reflective mood. are my thoughts.
I am thankful that I wake up each morning and can look forward to another eventful day.
I am thankful for a wonderful, loving, supportive family to help me through my challenges.
I am thankful that I got to see both of my kids graduate from college. And, I am thankful that I am able to help them as they enter the post-college life during a very challenging time.
I am thankful that I am still able to travel to interesting places. And, I am thankful for our many new friends from Canada, the UK, Australia and throughout the US who joined us on our travels.
I am thankful that I am surrounded at work by a strong team to overcome business challenges.
I am thankful for great medical care.
Most of all, I am thankful that I have had and continue to have a wonderful life full of family, friends, challenges, fun, travel, fulfillment.
Thank you for being in my life.
For each of you, I hope that you are able to realize the many things in your lives for which you are thankful. Even though each of us faces our own unique difficulties and challenges, the fact is that we have a pretty good lives.
I hope that you will be able to spend true quality time during the coming week with your family and friends.
Happy Thanksgiving to all.