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Funny How Things Work Out...

November 27th, 2008 (10:27 pm)

I did not get to join my Familia last Sunday--when they celebrated
with their extended church family.
Put my nose out of joint, but I trudged through it begrudgingly anyway.

For my troubles...
They all decided to make the 3 hour drive to Austin for ACTUAL Thanksgiving!
It was just going to be a bit of a 'STONE SOUP' day of leftovers, but...
My Brother smoked a turkey, Mom made dressing and rolls, I made the HUGE pile
of mashed potatoes and veggies and home-made cranberry sauce and
Daniel Tiger brought the apple/cranberry pie from Whole Foods--WITH real whipped cream.

*BEAMS*

So in my tiny little efficiency apartment today my Mother and Father and Brother and
Sister-in-Law and Nephew and Best Friend...ate and laughed and ate and laughed
and played three rounds of cut throat Scrabble!!!

I was made wildly aware
of how very very much I have to be thankful for.

Hope you and yours had a wonderful Thursday as well.

^_^

Comments

Posted by: Heresiarch (radixx)
Posted at: November 28th, 2008 05:06 am (UTC)

Yay and happy turkey day (a tiny bit late)!

Posted by: Linus VanPelt (linus52)
Posted at: November 28th, 2008 05:42 pm (UTC)

That is a wonderous family Thanksgiving gift to you!

*hugs*

Posted by: sleightgirl (sleightgirl)
Posted at: November 29th, 2008 05:24 pm (UTC)

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

And I love the "Stone Soup" reference...I used to love that book when I was younger!

Posted by: Gregory Parks (tokenpants)
Posted at: December 1st, 2008 01:56 am (UTC)

Smoked a turkey?! That's a serious habit!

Posted by: Red Lipstick & Green Ink (ginger931)
Posted at: December 4th, 2008 07:49 pm (UTC)
Achieved

Yeah, little Bro is a total fiend (btw this is me using my new computer for the VERY first time *SQUEE*)

Posted by: Gregory Parks (tokenpants)
Posted at: December 4th, 2008 07:57 pm (UTC)

CONGRATS! I can't wait to meet it next week.

NEXT WEEK! YEAAAAAH! Will my arrival on Thursday pose a problem with your work schedule? I have friends in town who i can schedule a pickup with, hang out with them and then meet up later if need be.

Posted by: Red Lipstick & Green Ink (ginger931)
Posted at: December 4th, 2008 08:22 pm (UTC)

Oh sweet, I was just catching up on email and saw your message!
I will have a key for you so you won't have trouble coming and going...

Cannot wait to see you!!!

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