Thanksgiving week checklist:
Time spent with wife and four amazing children. Check.
Fed 28 family members and friends. Check.
Gave injured dog his medicine; sometimes, when he agreed and wasn’t a big baby. Check.
Played X-Box…with wife and children. Check.
Ate more than reasonable, but maintained weight. Check.
Standard Southern relaxation of shooting in backyard. Grass littered with shell casings. Now ammo poor. Check.
Cousin sleepover with kids. Check.
Watched Elf. Check.
Put up Christmas tree and decorations, according to wife’s excellent aesthetic sense. Check.
Ate various incarnations of turkey and dressing, including chili. Check.
Took out trash. Check.
Long hike today, now exhausted. Check.
Best of all, thankful to God above for his grace and mercies.
Check, check, check.
Happy Thanksgiving to you all!