November is the last of four months in the year with just 30 days. This year, November has five Sundays and five Mondays.
Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, Nov. 1; Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3, Veteran’s Day is on Wednesday, Nov. 11, and Thanksgiving Day is on Thursday, Nov. 26. A full moon is expected on Wednesday, Nov. 25.
For members of the Christian community, All Saints Day is Sunday, Nov. 1, All Souls Day is Monday, Nov. 2, Christ the King is Sunday, Nov. 22, and the First Day of Advent is Sunday, Nov. 29.
The World Almanac lists November as National AIDS Awareness Month, National American Indian Heritage Month, National Adoption Month, American Diabetes Month and National Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month.
The two astrological signs in November are Scorpio, the sign of the Scorpion, (Oct. 24 to Nov. 21) and Sagittarius, the sign of the Archer, (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21). The birthstone for November is topaz.
We may all possess more things — tangible or not — than we care to remember. Many of the things we possess, we often take for granted. In the spirit of gratefulness, Asked on the Line asked, “Of all the things that we all have in our lives, what are you most thankful for having? Intangible and tangible.”
1. Carlos Flores
My sanity. I am glad I have it.
I am thankful for my TV, I love my TV. It is a big part of my life. If I did not have Charlie Rose at night, life would really suck. TV is beautiful.
2. Roger Chavez
I am thankful for the love and support of my family.
I really love my tennis shoes and my radio. My personal clothing makes me feel like I am not so much in prison.
3. Anouthinh Pangthong
Family support is important for me. I am thankful for all of their support.
I am grateful for having my grey cap. I never go anywhere without it.
4. Orlando Harris
I am thankful for my mind. As far as something tangible, I am glad I have my eyeglasses. Without these, life would be rough!
5. Jesus Flores
I am thankful for the love of my kids and I am grateful for having shoes and clothes.
6. Martin Gomez
I am very grateful for having time to study music with my guitar and to go to school.
I am thankful for having clothes and shoes. I have so much I am grateful for having.
|“I am grateful for the love of my children and for the things that we are given, bad or good”|
7. Miguel Saldana
I am thankful for the love of my family and for access to water. Without love or water, we can die of thirst.
I really like my electronic dictionary to help me interpret English words to Spanish.
8. Jose Vieyra
I am very grateful for my education so that I can help other human beings.
I am thankful for my educational materials to learn.
9. Raymond Bodine
My faith is the most precious thing and I am grateful for my glasses. Without my glasses, I would not be able to see.
10. Jesus Escobar
I am grateful for the love of my children and for the things that we are given, bad or good, like clothes, food and medical attention. Even if we have to go through certain people who do not like us, we get them.
11. Somdeng Thongsy
Relationships are important. It allows me to communicate and connect with others. As far as tangible items, I am grateful for food and clothing. These are necessities, basic needs.
12. Brian Shipp
The love of God. In my life, God is first and foremost. Through him, everything is possible. Without him, nothing is possible. The other thing I took for granted is my freedom.
I am thankful for my Bible. The Bible gives me guidance and wisdom on how to be the best man, person, husband, friend and father than I can be. It is my instruction.