There’s no doubt a lot to be thankful for every thanksgiving. But if you’re a West Virginian, there are extra reasons to be thankful, no matter where you are.

  1. Families that stay together, no matter the distance

  2. Swimming in the lake on Summer days

  3. Drives in the Fall to see leaves

  4. Clean Mountain air

  5. Our farmers

  6. Our miners

  7. Our soldiers

  8. The wildflowers of spring

  9. Our rich heritage

  10. The strength of those who came before us

  11. The first snowfall of the year

  12. Little adventures with our children…

  13. … or grandchildren

  14. Memories of our own school days

  15. Our sense of community

  16. Knowing that Mountaineers are always free!

What would you add to this list?