Wed. Oct 23rd, 2019

“A cornucopia of thanks”

The first Monday night in November, my family and I would sit together and one-by-one, name something we were thankful for, until we compiled a list of 100. My father would write down every single one, and hang the list through the holiday season to constantly remind us of our blessings. Keeping with my family’s tradition, I thought it would be interesting to learn what students and alumni are thankful for. It is in the order of the individuals I asked, except the last ten were the most common answers.
 100. Outdoors-Taylor Bagshaw

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This archived article was written by: Nathan Manley

The first Monday night in November, my family and I would sit together and one-by-one, name something we were thankful for, until we compiled a list of 100. My father would write down every single one, and hang the list through the holiday season to constantly remind us of our blessings. Keeping with my family’s tradition, I thought it would be interesting to learn what students and alumni are thankful for. It is in the order of the individuals I asked, except the last ten were the most common answers.
 100. Outdoors-Taylor Bagshaw
99. When someone you don’t know says hello unexpectedly- Dallin Lowe
98. Philly Cheesesteak-Brett Cook
97. Chapstick-Emma Rowley
96. Receiving a full-ride scholarship, and its benefits-Bubby Johnson
95. When someone says “thank you” after you hold the door open-Alison Smith
96. Snowplows during the winter-Gabrielle Guymon
95. Still able to compete in sports-Jordan Moynier
94. Freedom to worship with no oppression-Alyssa Milovich
93. Ability to understand things quickly-Wes Buckwalter
92. Advancement in medical science for rare diseases-Kelsey Walton
91. Toilet paper-Amber Timothy
90. Pinterest-Daylan Jones
89. Running water-Monica Parkinson
88. The mental capacity to make choices-Helen Archibald
87. John Wayne-Barbie Powell
86. Choice to make something of myself-Val Moncada
85. Love-Airica Stewart
84. Art of film-Seth Burgess
83. Things that make you smile-Katie Cloward
82. Hardwood floors-Aubrey Jones
81. Opportunity to live my dream-Lyndzee Bair
80. The smell of pineneedles-Jared Jones
79. Eyelash curlers(regardless of not having any eyelashes)-Anna “Smac” Olsen
78. Air conditioning-Rip Stead
77. Slurpees-Kent Olsen
76. Mail Carrier-Dalton Nelson
75. Comfortable living-Austin Martinez
74. Same-sex marriage-Nathan Fausett
73. Courage-Kameron Perkins
72. Pizza-Josh Bone
71. Toilets-James Green
70. Freedom to choose who I marry-Jania Nelson
69. French horns-Kenzie Mantz
68. Hispanic-food, sweatpants and cute single females “has to be that order”-KC Smutthwarts
67. Ipod, for improving my mornings-Luiza Vana
66. The book, “F*** It the Ultimate Spiritual Way”-Stanton Rodriguez
65. Dad has a job-Luke Olsen
64. Farms-Ariel Guymon
63. Victorias Secret-Lauren Arnold
62. Women who get waxed on a regular basis-Andrew Quinton
61. Concealed weapons-Ryan Rasmussen
60. Laws of physics-James Newman
59. Disneyland-Alex Cale
58. Showers-Carolyn Thornton
57. Gravity-Miranda Cox
56. Solid foods-Sam Jones
55. Her talents-Jessica Harper
54. Basketball-Lizzi Stewart
53. Dancing-McCall Heaton
52.Transportation-Melanie Rhodes
51. The Sun-Eric Curwen
50. My roommates-Raybin Ng
49. Snow-Dathan Panas
48. Animals-Melissa Scheid
47. Mom’s cooking-Dagen Schiess
46. Nice people-Jared Lee
45. Tyler Ward-Jordyn Arndt
44. That I’m a male-Cameron West
43. My muscles-Chuck Xu
42. Rocking chairs-Jaecee Bird
41. Doctors-Shannon Hubbard
40. Military-Shannon Collings
39. Service-Rachel Naylor
38. My psychatrist-Mitchell Hyatt
37. To be alive-Barry Hamilton
36. People who support me-Frederick Thomas
33. Colorado and Washington-Johnny Biesheuvel
32. Hot chicks-Isaia Hela
31. Job and a roof overhead-Arkeila Drake
30. Friends that help me up when I’m down-Jerid Clark
29. Judy and Vicky’s desks in the Sun Center (not Judy and Vicky themselves) so I can get a Laffy Taffy or Snickers to perk up his day-Jason Fredricksen
28. Ian Flemming and James Bond-Pete Yakovich
27. Sex-Matt Adams
26. Somewhere to sleep at night-Katy Penry
25. Milk, Converse All-Stars, Girls-Logan Leaming
24. The beauty of nature, because it is peaceful and everyone can appreciate it-Kelly Winterton
23. Special effect makeup-Victoria Morgas
22. Boston(the band)-Jesse Harmon
21. Potatoes-Jakob Goold
20. Sports Cars-Braden Hampel
19. Beef Stroganoff-Taran Kennedy
18. A job at BYU-Danee Merrell
17. International Students-Shayden Poulsen
16. Basketball and Volleyball Teams-Adalberto Quiles
15. Fruit Loops-Jack Douglas
14. My Captain-Brayden Jorgensen
13. The Ambassadors-Mark Dickey
12. Hot Chocolate-Austin Ashcraft
11. The baseball brotherhood-Luke Madsen
 10. A job
9. Shelter
8. Food to eat everyday
7. School
6. Good Health
5. Piano
4. Friends
3. God
2. Family
1. Music

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