I Give Thanks For:

"Carving the turkey after giving Thanks..." Then, preparing for the ceremonial "stuff your face"!
"Carving the turkey after giving Thanks..." Then, preparing for the ceremonial "stuff your face"!
Turkey and dressing...and all the fixin's!
Turkey and dressing...and all the fixin's!
You better run...while you still can, Mr. Turkey!
You better run...while you still can, Mr. Turkey!
Credit: Sarony & Major. "The landing of the Pilgrims, on Plymouth Rock, Dec. 11th 1620." c1846. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress
Credit: Sarony & Major. "The landing of the Pilgrims, on Plymouth Rock, Dec. 11th 1620." c1846. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress

Thanksgiving is Coming...I Love Thanksgiving!

What I give Thanks for is to be right here now...

What I have the most Thanks for is...How I made it to here...anyhow.

I should have met an end by now...if it had been left to me...

Here I sit at the table...Giving Thanks with all my family.

Another year has gone since when we sat 'round here...

I can't tell ya' where this year went...only that time flew by...that is clear.

I have seen my writings get viewed...and my daughter get engaged...

I have seen love come back again...I have even more things that need managed.

I have not changed that much...though time has changed me greatly...

I have taken wrong turns...and jumped at opportunities that were gave me.

Yet, here I sit amongst you on this Thanksgiving day...

Grateful...to still be with you and know that all are OK.

Ready to carve the turkey...ready to pile on the dressing!

Ready to look around at ya'll...and count each one a blessing.

Happy for those who have gone before...cherish their memory...

Learn that life...must go on...that's how they'd want it to be.

Thankful for those that have served...helping to make us still free,

Grateful for this Nation...O' Lord...So proud to live in this country.

On this Fall day we gather across the land...as done so through great tradition...

Of long ago...until now...We have much to be thankful for...more than I mention.

Don't forget...as you look around for someone to pass the rolls...or more mashed potatoes..

That you have much to be thankful for...more things than anyone knows...!

 

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