This Thanksgiving, coming at such an unsettled time, I am trying to restore some balance in my life by deliberately focusing on things I’m grateful for. I’m also trying to follow the advice my husband frequently shares with me, to “Lighten up, Francis.”
Just what I, and I think many of us, needed this evening. Thankful for your peaceful vibe today, and your experience and wisdom on all days.
Thankful that you are with us. And for the chickens. ;-)))
You help me to get out of bed every morning in hopes that your newsletter is in my mailbox. I learn so much— and despite the tough news, I come away with confidence that our democracy will survive. Thanks to you and the chickens for keeping me sane! And very happy thanksgiving to you and your family.
Thank you for sharing this part of your life. It’s really cool. 🐔 ❤️
Happy Thanksgiving!! 🦃
Hillary was right about so many things. So many people were wrong about Hillary. Let’s hope next Thanksgiving the Turkey is locked up.
I am thankful too for Joyce Vance.
That was lovely, Joyce.
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. 🕊️
Love it when we get chicken breaks. I imagine they are thankful to not be on the menu. LOL
I am so grateful for you, Ms. Joyce, for your professionalism, truth-telling, and dedication to our common good. But also for your humanness, which inspires it all, your cast of supporting characters, and your sense of balance. You encourage us to keep our eye on the big picture, where the Hope is to be found. Thank you. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours, and Happy Thanksgiving to my fellow readers.
The balance of your life seems wonderfully grounding. Happy Thanksgiving, Joyce to you and your family. Thanks for your clarity and your optimism..
As with HCR's photos, your chickens and their friends offer us context. Thank you for everything.
Happy Thanks giving to all our rich and powerful cousins across The Big Pond!
I wish we in Australia had a Thanksgiving-style holiday somewhere in the calendar - I feel like it's missing. All the hoopla of big meals and many family gatherings are tied up with Christmas in the torpid summer heat - which for most Aussies are entirely secular events these days. Or the occasional special birthday. But a purpose-built additional day to gorge (and score a lazy four-day weekend) would be greatly appreciated!
Happy Thanksgiving! I love Pepper’s mussed and slightly crazed look; she always brings a smile to my face. Thank you for Civil Discourse. I have learned so much about current legal issues from you (and Cafe Insider and #SistersInLaw).
Thankful that you are here with us, helping us to preserve. Love the chickens and pups. You’re a treasure, fer sure! 🥰🐓🐕🦺
I'm thankful for you, Joyce, and all your amazing animals. We’re in this together!
What a wonderful post! And Miss Fig is adorable. Happy Thanksgiving!