Yes, I am jumping on the "oh so cliche" bandwagon and hopefully posting something I am thankful for each day in November. I am going to make a prediction here that I'll miss at least one day; that my thankful on actual Thanksgiving Day will be something food related; and that my thankful on the 30th will be Tylenol (we have a wedding on the 29th). Please don't expect something deep and philosophical each day - I'm taking this with the idea that honesty and "being me" should come through here.
I am thankful for IUP. While it was the school known as 'I Usually Party", and where I was a member of the track team - neither of those are the real reason I am thankful for it. IUP was the place where friends became family over the course of 4 years. I'm thankful that Kevin and I both chose this school 250+ miles from our homes, for the time we spent there, the people we met there, and the adults we've become as a result of 2003 - 2008. IUP - thanks for teaching me more than a few lessons about parties, snowy winters, and how not to be arrested by the mounted police. IUP - thanks for introducing me to some of the most influential friends in my life. IUP - thanks for being within my budget, having the "right" major, and a kick-ass track team too.
And because no post is really complete without a photo - here is an IUP classic.