Appropriate Thanks

‘Tis the season. The season of Thanks. Forget about post-Thanksgiving holiday sales. Forget about TV Christmas specials. Forget about your favorite holiday drink at that corporate espresso place. Forget about the things that drive you crazy, the traffic, the politicians, the pundits. And try this for a change. Sit back, take a deep breath of that crisp autumn air, and actually think about all the things you have to be thankful for in your life. See how it effects your day.

Juli. Mark.
Ali. Michael.
Jay and Heather.
My dog.
My advisor. My job.
The crisp autumn air.
Where I live
(because it could always be worse.)
The Buddha.

And life feels full. Full of meaning and purpose.