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Giving thanks

On Board Online • November 20, 2017

By Timothy G. Kremer
NYSSBA Executive Director

".And the days that I keep my gratitude higher than my expectations.Well, I have really good days."

Ray Wylie Hubbard
from Mother Blues


I have usually taken the holiday of Thanksgiving for granted. It has been a fairly predictable affair - a four-day weekend, family gathering, tons of food and refreshments, football, poker, lots of laughs, big clean-up. The venue changes once in a while, but not much else.

Sure, there has been the occasional surprise: my father-in-law's trip to the emergency room after slicing his hand while trimming the turkey, being locked out of the house with the alarm going off and explaining my dilemma to the sheriff, the late-night meltdown over a silly board game dispute. Oh, the memories.

 

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