RICHARD HEYMAN, CHRONICLE COLUMNIST
A holiday established many years ago to thank our creator for the many glorious things that have come our way, to realize how fortunate we are. I always invoke a blessing for the ancestors that established this great nation.
The pilgrims worked and preserved, overcoming many obstacles. According to the history books, they came to America to have a better life, free to worship as they desire, own their own property and be successful in their endeavors. They had to make friends with the native peoples . . .