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Thanksgiving 2015

I’m thankful for…

  • The constant, overwhelming, amazing grace of God.
  • Family who love me.
  • Friends who care about me.
  • A warm home to live in.
  • The turkey in the oven.
  • The theory of general relativity.
  • Panda Express.
  • Sale prices at academic conferences.
  • The music my daughter has brought into my life.
  • Friends and colleagues I know both in real life and merely digitally.
  • Reunions with beloved mentors.
  • The smell of baking bread.
  • Babies’ giggles.
  • Kentucky basketball.
  • Freedom.
  • Faith.
  • Hope.
  • Love.

What are you thankful for?

Thanksgiving 2014

I’m thankful for

  • Twenty years of marriage to the smartest, kindest, most wonderful woman in the world
  • A healthy, happy, and mostly well-adjusted teenager
  • The privilege of taking care of parents who have always taken care of me
  • Able and dedicated coworkers
  • A small but enthusiastic Taylor Smart fan club
  • Homeowner’s insurance
  • The end of political campaign adsĀ for another two years
  • The Academy for Classical Education
  • Google Books
  • The Bibb County Public Library
  • Zydeco music
  • Pepakura and the geniuses who design and build it
  • The Christmas light show at Callaway Gardens
  • The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team
  • Indoor plumbing
  • Faith
  • Hope
  • Love

What are you thankful for?