Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Have a Cup of Tea With Me?

*This is a post full of photo images.  Just thought I’d give you fair warning in case you’re not into visual imagery.  Our family drinks a lot of tea in the fall. Would you like a cup? Come on in … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Nostalgia

I groggily stumble out of a nice warm bed on a cold Thanksgiving morning.  Yawning wide, I make my way to the kitchen with two hungry kittens on my hills.  Filling their bowls, I talk to them and watch them … Continue reading

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A General Thanksgiving (from the Book of Common Prayer)

 A General Thanksgiving Accept, O Lord, our thanks and praise for all that you have done for us. We thank you for the splendor of the whole creation, for the beauty of this world, for the wonder of life, and … Continue reading

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King’s Arms Tavern Sweet Potatoes

One of my favorite places to visit is Colonial Williamsburg.  I first visited there my senior year in high school, and during that visit, we dined at the King’s Arms Tavern.  I can still taste that meal and remember everything … Continue reading

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Is It Over Yet?

As a blogger I felt it was my duty last week to write a post about Thanksgiving.   I tried but failed.   I tried to come up with something…. anything about Thanksgiving such as a list of what I’m thankful for.  … Continue reading

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What Thanksgiving Is To Me

Thanksgiving is…. memories of my parents who are no longer here to celebrate this day with me and realizing how richly blessed I was to have them for parents.  I’m thankful they established Thanksgiving Day traditions when I was growing up, and … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

Question:  How will you be celebrating Thanksgiving this year?  My Answer:  Our family will be going to my oldest sister’s who will host Thanksgiving for the family this year.  She (the host), usually prepares the turkey, dressing,  ham, rolls, cranberry sauce, gravy and … Continue reading

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A Daughter’s Journey Through Cancer- Part 9

When we started receiving care with Alive Hospice for both my mother and father, we were given a white notebook which was a hospice guide for both the patient and the caregivers.  This notebook contained important phone numbers, and an overview … Continue reading

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Some Things Never Change

Tomorrow my family will be celebrating Thanksgiving at my oldest sister’s house.  Thanksgiving has always been a big celebration in our family.  I can’t remember a year when we didn’t all get together and celebrate with a big meal.  I … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

Do you have any unusual Thanksgiving traditions?  Many years ago, when my mother was still living, she purchased a decorative wooden pilgrim couple at Ole Time Pottery (they are approx. 2 ft. tall).  She taped an index card on the … Continue reading

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