Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Home Alone

My last blog post was about our wonderful Thanksgiving with 64 family and friends. They all left Friday and Saturday. Sunday was a quiet day. Mike and I went to church, and our pastor’s sermon was on Mary and Martha. … Continue reading

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Blessed and Thankful

The last of our 64 family and friends who graced our tables and our lives at Thanksgiving this year just departed. I made the comment to some this morning that everyone leaves between yesterday and today and Mike and I … Continue reading

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Keeping Less, So Others Can Have More

This time each year I find myself in a funk.  It is between Thanksgiving and Christmas.  While I know there are many people who now decorate for Christmas even before Thanksgiving, I cannot do that.   Thanksgiving is such a … Continue reading

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Thankful

Thanksgiving has come and gone for another year.  Of our 57 relatives and friends who graced our tables, only Tara, our oldest daughter and her family, husband Stephen, and daughters Mary Grace, Elsie, and Virginia, and Uncle Barry remain.  They … Continue reading

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Blessed Beyond Compare

The Thanksgiving holiday affords us the opportunity to take stock of our blessings.  We should not need a holiday to remind us of how fortunate many of us are. But this holiday does seem to slow us down between the … Continue reading

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Thankful

Thanksgiving comes early this year.  Are you ready?  Whether you are hosting Thanksgiving in your home, or “over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house we go” is your mantra, you need to be ready.  Thanksgiving is a … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and Thankfulness

Thanksgiving 2015 has come and gone, and right behind it is Christmas!  Before I get too immersed in Christmas preparations, I want to celebrate with a thankful heart the blessings of Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  The reasons for … Continue reading

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