I am thankful for the delicious chicken chili my wife made, for a chance to go to the movies with her, for challenging work, for the things I've learned this year, and for laughter.
I am thankful for the recognition that I've done a good job, for getting to grips with AngularJS, for patient, helpful colleagues, for patient, helpful friends, and for all the good in the world despite all the bad.
I am thankful for my wife's laugh, for our exciting trip to ACL, for great friends, for a job that leads me to see things from the perspective of others, for those fleeing moments meeting great people at the airport, and for the way my life has changed dive I stated focusing on the positive aspects rather than the negative.
I am thankful for the work hackathon rolling around again, for managing to win a game in the ping pong tournament losers bracket (I take what I can get), for happy memories, for good music, and for a drop of bourbon in my coffee.
I am thankful for the progress I've made on my project at work, for the way our yard looks since we got hired help, for the compliments and attention my beard has been getting this last week, for patient colleagues, and for understanding friends.