In Persuit of Happiness: Consider Gratitude

This year we started celebrating Thanksgiving a little later than usual.  This may have seemed to be the case, but the focus shifted somewhat from gratitude for Jennifer, my wife, to gratitude and thanks for all that we have been blessed with. Jennifer celebrated her 50th birthday last month.  I and others feel extremely grateful to have her in our lives.  Her birthday…

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Celebrating a Turnaround

  Low Expectations for Tennessee Last YearFor over a decade I had been referring to myself as a “long-suffering” Volunteers fan.  Like most of us, I felt sad when the University of Tennessee fired Phil Fulmer after the 2008 season.  He had been extremely loyal to the school and the program, and I didn’t feel he was treated well during…

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