Gratitude and grace

"If you think Independence Day is America's defining holiday, think again. Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down." -Tony Snow "I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land." - Jon Stewart That sums up my …



I entered my thirty-third year. And yes, I actually count forward. I turned 32 but technically my 32nd year ended 11-5-11. And yes, that makes sense to me dagnabbit.

Let go of the toilet seat, already.

Scene: An attractive couple madly in love with each other snuggle on the couch in their living room, enjoying a movie and feeding each other heart-shaped popcorn-chicken nuggets. ¬†Kittens purr at their feet and butterflies flutter past in the waning afternoon sun. ¬†Between powerful bursts from their exceptional sound system the melodious chirping of birds …