I'm very thankful for our community, whatever its size. I'm thankful for new Star Wars movies, and a new animated series. I'm thankful for Lucas and his vision. I'm thankful for Kennedy and Kasdan and Williams. I'm thankful for Fisher and Hamill and Ford. And I'm thankful for Disney.

Today I eat a hefty vegan meal with my three siblings, my father, and numerous close friends. The cat will almost certainly try to steal all the food. And there is a baby in the belly of one of the guests who is almost two weeks overdue, which may end up being very exciting.