Tag: Happy Thanksgiving

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Well, Thanksgiving Day has come and gone, and as with so much of my life this past year, it didn’t go off exactly as hoped, expected or planned.

I’d already announced, last week, that since Mr. She and I were on our own this year, I’d abandoned the idea of going full-bird, as it were, and would probably be doing my favorite iteration of fresh salmon on a bed of asparagus, with rice and pine nuts, and salsa verde over all. I’d dutifully acquired all the ingredients, driving for what seemed like days into Pittsburgh and back, and it was just after dinner on Wednesday evening. I was happy, ready, settled, watching an old movie on TCM, and nicely relaxed (well, except for the cat), with an adult beverage on the side, knitting a Christmas present for my granddaughter when, Blammo! Out went the lights. I suppose that wasn’t a total surprise, as it had been blowing, what I was taught to judge on the Beaufort Scale, about a Force-8 gale for several hours outside. I daresay a tree took down a line somewhere, and there it went.

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There were too many posts yesterday on which to add Happy Turkey-Day comments, so I figured I’d wait a day. No “Black Friday” best wishes, though. I plan on staying away from any store today. Nope. I’m going to play some Fallout 4 on the ‘puter, then watch a little football. I’ll even empty the […]

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I’m looking forward to Thanksgiving dinner at my daughter and my son-in-law’s home today. I have a lot to be thankful for. A wonderful marriage of 44 years. Everyday of our marriage has been a holiday, every meal a feast, regardless of what my wife might tell you. Two grandsons that are a source of […]

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