Who said John Brummett was grumpy? He gives a warm-spirited list of things to be thankful for. (I think I’d have put Shalah at the top, John. Not that she’s the type to notice such a thing.)
By the way: If you haven’t seen this week’s paper, Bob Lancaster’s column is another masterpiece of the thanks genre.
My embarrassment of riches begins with Ellen, Martha and Fritz, then moves pretty quickly to covering the news and the technology that has put us back in that game — at all hours, as last night, with video even. Blogging wouldn’t be nearly so much fun without my co-conspirators, the 2,500 or so who are registered commenters on the Arkansas Blog and the thousands (130,000 unique visitors in October) who are just drive-by participants. Thanks. Let’s eat.
ALSO: On the jump, the National Guard (and all of us) began welcoming home the 39th Infantry Brigade from its long and difficult duty in Iraq.