What are Smithies thankful for?
Lisa ’99 says she’s thankful for “my two legs, my two feet, my hands and arms, my sight, words, language, radishes, bathtubs, fireflies, wool scarves, silverware, bowls, chairs, clean water, organic apples, libraries, a Democrat in the White House, coffee beans, flower pots, coverlets.”
Angela ’07 is thankful for squash, among other things.
Alison ’98 is “thankful for authors and illustrators who conjure images and ideas that make my jaw drop or make me shake my head in wonder or just make me smile.”
Phrankly Phred ’04 is grateful for acceptance to graduate school and the city of Chicago.
Erika ’03 & Petra ’04 are thankful for many things, including new family members and socialized health care in Australia.
A Jewish daughter ’99 is thankful that her mother withheld career advice at the Thanksgiving table this year.
Sarah ’00 is thankful that, despite enduring a devastating meeting between a model train and a flight of stairs, her sister will be ok.
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