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What Are You Thankful For?

Share your thoughts this Thanksgiving season.

Although gratitude should not be contained to Thanksgiving alone, it's a holiday that reminds us to be thankful for what we have.

So you tell us: What are you thankful for this holiday season?

Your family? Your friends? The community you live in? Share your story of gratitude with our readers by adding a comment below.

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

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Novato Chess Club November 22, 2012 at 03:04 PM
I am grateful to live in a community that is not broken like Oakland, Vallejo, Stockton, Hayward etc etc....there are issues --but the crime rate is low, education is good, schools are relatively safe places to learn, and there is growth happening in the North Bay..All in all, I am real happy to be a Novato-an
Brent Ainsworth (Editor) November 22, 2012 at 03:56 PM
Chris, your spirit makes this a better place to live, so thanks to you, too.
Jerome J Ghigliotti Jr November 22, 2012 at 04:09 PM
Happy Thanksgiving. We have so much to be thankful for.
Don Schuster November 22, 2012 at 05:38 PM
Chris and Brent are right on the mark !!! Happy Thanksgiving to all !
Celeste Hutchison November 22, 2012 at 06:40 PM
I'm thankful to live, work, and play in one of most physically beautiful and resource-abundant places in the world. Happy Thanksgiving all!
Karen November 22, 2012 at 06:49 PM
I am very thankful for all the folks who step in to help those who are not as fortunate as most of us. I am very thankful for those who serve to protect this country and what it stands for. I am very thankful for the freedoms we enjoy every day.
Novato Chess Club November 22, 2012 at 08:16 PM
thank you Brent..good to be in a good town..
Brent Ainsworth (Editor) November 23, 2012 at 06:00 PM
Great point, Karen, about making sure we sacrifice some time to help others in some way. Best to reach out from our nuclear families and at the very least write a check to your favorite nonprofit. Donating time is sometimes even more important to those groups, though.
Samira Sharif November 23, 2012 at 09:22 PM
Thankful for the ground I walk upon that gives me life, Mother Earth, the air and breathe of life. I am thankful for the creators who conceived me and gave me unconditional love and nurturing through my childhood. I give thanks to the great spirit, spark and life source of all that there is, for the opportunity to be in this life time , for the friendships good and bad, all which have been learning opportunities. I am thankful for being alive today, for having such a beautiful family, and a son I adore so much. I give thanks to all those who have helped me triumph over hardship. I am thankful for all I have, and I hope everyone else counts their blessings today....even those in disguise!

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