A Brief Catalog of Gratitude

I love Thanksgiving. I'd say it's my favorite holiday, but I say that on Halloween and Christmas too. But really, Thanksgiving is wonderful because it's all about family and food. No pressure of gift giving, no ornaments to break, no pine needles to sweep up. Just a feast with your loved ones. I love cooking almost [...]

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Today would have been my Nana's 80th birthday. We might have lost her this June, but we feel her looking down on us every day. I've felt her presence sitting in the courtyard at my Palo Alto office building and eating Thanksgiving dinner in St. Louis. Sometimes she appears as a little hummingbird; my mom believes [...]