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Thanksgiving 2019

Those of you that are regular readers of my blog will know that every Thanksgiving, I put out a post to remind myself of the things I have to be thankful for in the year that has passed. Although an Englishman, I have really developed a love of setting aside time to do this to reflect and reason on these things in my life. (I also realize that this is not necessarily how the holiday tends to be celebrated in the main, as a secular expression of gratitude to the Universe at large for what I have... it is also independent of The Mayflower, Plymouth and the varying atrocities that have been and continue to be visited on various indigenous peoples around the world).

This year has, in many ways, been exceptionally good. Her Majesty's Government finally deigned to allow my wife into the country after a year and a half, and we are now gearing up to a move back to the US where it would seem we are both more welcome. For all that there has been discomfort in this country, I am glad that m…