Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Thank You!

“Happiness is a habit. And gratitude is the behavior that forms it. Want to be happy? Practice. Not just on the holiday that tells you to. But every day!” ~from How to be Happy “Enter with the password: ‘Thank you!’ making yourself … Continue reading

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How to be Happy

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
My holiday comedy sketch The Thanksgiving Fairy features Rick and Toodie, a married couple who are having one of those “nothing-to-be-thankful-for” days. Ever had one of those?  (OK, I might as well admit up front…

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Thanksgiving is Coming!

Thanksgiving is one of America’s favorite days (it’s also celebrated in other countries on other dates). But for many it’s real name should probably be Self-indulgence Day. So, enjoy, but don’t forget… To pause and be thankful: To take a moment to remember … Continue reading

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Rough Grace

It was 30 years ago today, on the Friday before Thanksgiving, one of the busiest travel days of the year. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) was crawling with pre-holiday misery. Planes were late and tempers were flaring. The holidays might … Continue reading

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Holiday Icons

“Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.” ~William Shakespeare

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Buy, Buy, Baby, Buy, Buy!

Why is everyone online?  I thought it was Cyber Monk Day. (P.S. I painted a selfie.) Many have overspent already. Therefore, I humbly propose a new day to follow Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Destitute Tuesday (note that lettering for … Continue reading

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Gratitude

“Happiness is a habit. And gratitude is the behavior that forms it. Want to be happy? Practice. Not just on the holiday that tells you to. But every day!” ~from How to be Happy

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