Happy Thanksgiving to all my American readers ! I have created a simple application that shows the latest tweets that use the word 'thankful' and a bar graph showing the most common associated words. Thanks to Twitter for the data and Processing for the tools. The graphs change over time based on the tweets that have been shown. You can click anywhere in the window and jump to that status message.
You may have to wait a few seconds to start up java.
The interactive application: