This week Americans celebrated Thanksgiving, a holiday we have enjoyed since the Pilgrims first expressed thankfulness for their harvest in 1621. This Thanksgiving we collectively consumed 46 million turkeys, 80 million pounds of cranberries, and 50 million pounds of sweet potatoes. Your local grocer is thankful. Were you thankful for your feast? We certainly had an easier time procuring it than the Pilgrims. What else were you grateful for on Thanksgiving?
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This week the USA turned 243 and this blog turned 2. Happy Birthday! This is my 104th blog post since launching NutritionCommunicator.com two years ago in July 2017. Yay! I have continued to meet my goal of creating and posting a weekly blog. It’s time to celebrate… again! It’s good to take time to applaud our achievements. It’s also important to take time to reflect. One year ago I posted a blog celebrating one year of blogging and lessons learned (https://www.nutritioncommu
In today’s throw-away world, I venture that some of the items we treasure most are the notes of appreciation or praise, the certificates for a job well done, the awards for “_____ of the year,” and other expressions of honor or recognition. The wall in my office and the top of my office bookshelf showcase many I’ve collected over the years. I have a file with thank you notes from former students. Consider what treasures of recognition you have saved over the years. We keep th