I spent the morning texting those who have made a difference in my life with my gratitudes, and happily received them in return.

I am grateful spending time with my family and relatives. We have a non-Traditional Cajun-inspired seafood Thanksgiving from which to stuff our bellies this year, with chicken, sausage, and shrimp gumbo as my contribution.

We have a rather rambunctious crowd watching football. We have board games to play, and small kids to entertain us too.

Happy Thanksgiving to all my American neighbors. Happy glorious rest of the week to all.