Posts Tagged 'Thanksgiving'

Counting Your Blessings

cherylIt’s Thanksgiving time. What a wonderful time of the year. Our temperatures are below 90 degrees, we see fall colors in some remote spots, we are still reliving that great feeling we had watching the Houston Astros win the world championship, Continue reading ‘Counting Your Blessings’

This Thanksgiving, Reward Yourself by Rewarding Others

Diego TrevinoPeople often associate stuffing their faces with Thanksgiving as they do bees with making honey. But just as bees pollinate the planet, people also give back on this particular day. Every Thanksgiving before, I destroy multiple family members’ kitchens and gain a couple of inches on my waist size I wake up early and dedicate my time to 2016 TX Energy Houston Turkey Trot which benefits half a million people in the Houston area. In the past few years of doing this, I’ve noticed that the Thanksgiving spread tastes a lot better. Houston has a lot of opportunities to help others this Thanksgiving. Within these opportunities, there are many ways to spruce up your resume or develop contacts. Continue reading ‘This Thanksgiving, Reward Yourself by Rewarding Others’

Happy Thanksgiving!

Hopefully this will be a GREAT Thanksgiving week for everyone.

If the week isn’t starting off so happy for you, or if you’re going through difficult times, it may be hard to be in a thankful mood. Understandably so… Continue reading ‘Happy Thanksgiving!’

Plan and Balance: The Key to a Great Thanksgiving

CorneliusLast Thanksgiving I went to my Mom’s house and ate dinner. As mothers often do, she made sure that I eat enough to be more than full. After that, out of consideration for other family members, I travelled to my sister’s home and started Thanksgiving #2. Finally, I went to my friend’s house and ended the day eating and drinking even more while enjoying everyone’s company.
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Giving Thanks…for a Disability?

DavidDuring the holidays, many people take time to reflect and give thanks. I am one of those people, and something I’m thankful for is my disability. Over the years, a majority of folks I know have wondered how I can be thankful for my disability. Now don’t get me wrong – if there was a cure, I’d be interested to learn about it, but the truth is that I AM thankful for my disability, and not just because I always get a good parking space.
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Counting Your Blessings

cherylIt’s Thanksgiving time. What a wonderful time of the year. Our temperatures are below 90 degrees, we see fall colors in some remote spots, the agony of another baseball season is through and we are on the roller coaster of being a Texan fan. Oh, that’s right my blog was going to be about counting our blessings. For Houstonians we better leave the sports arena quickly.
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Counting Our Blessings

Thanksgiving is the time of year to count our blessings, and share with our friends and families those things for which we are grateful. There are lots of statistics I’ve heard recently which drive home the fact that I can count myself among the priviledged. Continue reading ‘Counting Our Blessings’