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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Thanksgiving Wishes

Happy Thanksgiving to all my readers.

This is just about my most favorite holiday. Beats the heck out of Christmas in my book. Christmas is way too crazy. Expectations are high, stress is right off the map, and it's become outrageously expensive.

Thanksgiving is a low stress holiday, or at least it should be. Get together with family and friends, eat some good food, relax and spend time together. Most important, give thanks for all your blessings. In our daily lives, too many of us don't take the time to give thanks. It's nice to have a holiday to remind us to do so.

If Thanksgiving is a time of stress for you, maybe you are spending it with the wrong people. Most years we are lucky enough to spend the holiday with family. There were years when family was scattered to the four winds so we enjoyed time with friends. One year we even spent the day with strangers. We were traveling around the country living out of a tent. We set up in a campground and someone came by to invite us to a gathering at the main hall. All the campers got together and made one huge feast. We had very little to contribute, but were warmly welcomed anyway. It was a good Thanksgiving.


-Sixbears

6 comments:

  1. Sometimes just being thankful for what blessings we have can make a big difference!

    I do hope that you and hour household have a very nice and peaceful holiday, my friend!

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  2. ...Happy Thanksgiving Sixbears...GodBlessYouAndYours

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  3. Have a happy Thanksgiving and eat some extra for me.

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  4. Sixbears, Happy Thanksgiving Brother! Hope you and family have a great one.Gonna eat my body weight in ham and turkey.Diet next week.Ha HA

    China
    III

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  5. Thanks! May you and yours have a happy one.

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  6. I like both holidays. I always have. I know it is not advent yet, the 28th this month begins it, but advent has always been my favorite time of year.

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