I’ve never been a person who has a ton of affection for roast turkey or any particular Thanksgiving side dish, but the older I get, the more I think there is some profound wisdom to the idea of setting aside a day to make a special effort to be self-consciously thankful.
I won’t inflict full reflections on trying to be more mindful on all of you, but I did want to note some particular moments of thankfulness that are relevant to Slow Boring — starting with thanking all of you who read the site, subscribe to the free editions of the newsletters, and especially who become paid members. And a special shoutout to folks who participate in the comments sections and discussion threads — I know that kind of thing isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but I do think a strength of a paid media community of around this size is that it’s possible to have comments sections that are actually thoughtful and worthwhile. But you don’t have that without members and participants. A super-special thank you to peo…
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