‘Tis the season to be thankful. I’m glad we have at least one day of the year specifically dedicated to the concept. It’s handy to have employers and in-laws and debt collectors and such like all on the same page, cooperating in the effort.
Having an official day helps to reduce any non-thankful incidents that might diminish our ability to genuinely participate in the event. After all, it’s hard enough to schedule thankfulness the way it is. Perhaps it’s different for you, but thankfulness seems to be one of those things that I always intend to do, but never manage to get around to it if it isn’t blocked off on the calendar–kind of like painting the garage or losing weight or buying flowers for my wife.
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