Gratitude Stories From Paul

I have a philosophy that any change, crises or event is good once it becomes a story. The moment that we can talk about it, it transforms into part of our personal history. This year we have done a lot of new things, which include moving across country, sending a child to college and fighting with family members. Every one of these things has yielded stories for which I am profoundly grateful.

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Thanksgiving And Fiber

The holidays are a time of family, abundance and overindulgence. This year, since we have committed to eating healthier, we are combating our normal indulgence by doing pre-emptive strikes. We are not willing to lose our winning streak for some turkey and stuffing. However, we won’t lie. We are definitely eating some of that! This year, we are eating smarter. We have gone over past mistakes and are making some corrections.

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Thankful

The other day I was driving the boys home from school and listening to music. A song shuffled on that brought up a million memories. It was a hard not to smile and get extremely nostalgic. Doesn’t everybody have those songs that pluck the strings of memory so hard that it makes your whole body vibrate? My song was a little ditty released back in late November of 1987. I remember it really well

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What we are thankful for

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! If you are outside of the United States, today we celebrate Thanksgiving Day. The one day of the year where we try to put aside our typical self entitled attitude and attempt to thank the peons who make it all possible for us all year long. To celebrate, we murder a fowl, stuff it with whatever tickles our fancy from pork to fungus to stale bread, make many dishes with tubers from the starchy to the sweet and end it all with a veggie pie. The King and Queen of CoupleDumb have decided to take this opportunity to share what they are grateful for this Thanksgiving. So grab another slice of pumpkin pie and fight the urge to sleep as we unveil the CoupleDumb Thanks (fill-in-the-blank) List:

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