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Thanksgiving Memories


Each and every day I am filled with thankfulness for all the blessings in my life…especially for my family and friends.

Tomorrow, on Thanksgiving Day, we will hopefully all slow down, relax, and inhale the beauty of those around us. And take some extra time to pray in gratitude and love, asking that the Lord allows us to see Him in each one of them.


This is the first year we will be celebrating Thanksgiving Day without our sons.  They are living across the country with their wives, in Colorado and California.  It’s a weird feeling, because we miss them and wish we could spend this special holiday with them, but at the same time we are really looking forward to having a cozy and wonderful day.  It will be the three of us…my husband Joe, my mother and me.

Sometimes I wonder if my sons savor the memories of Thanksgiving Day in the same way I do.  Just thinking of Thanksgiving brings up all kinds of memories and feelings.

I remember waking up to the sounds of my parents preparing the turkey for roasting.  That would always include a lot of arguing for some reason, but in our house, that was normal.  I loved to watch them stuff the bird, and then pop it…

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2 thoughts on “Thanksgiving Memories

  1. Beautiful memories here, and something tells me your sons cherish these holiday times just as much as you do. If they don’t “let on” about this now, they will one day!

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    • Thanks so much for the kind words. New memories are being made by all of us during this period of change. Although we can’t be together for all Holidays, or all the times we would like, we are all in each other’s hearts:-)

      Hope you had a blessed Thanksgiving! Enjoy this beautiful Christmastime!


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