Things to be thankful for

Published: Friday, November 22, 2013 at 11:15 AM.

The privilege of being married to a wonderful man for 28 years;

The joy of having three children… all in college now;

Still having both parents alive … ages 89 and 84;

The squeal of delight from a child opening his Christmas present when it was exactly what he wanted;

Being allowed in a restaurant to bow my head and offer prayer for my food;

Listening and watching my 89-year-old father sing bass in a quartet;

The beauty in Kansas of the waves of golden wheat rippling in the wind – knowing that soon I will grind some of that very wheat into flour and make my own bread with it;

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