Thursday, November 28, 2013

Thankful

I rarely think of our house as being small, but it seemed a little small today. We had twenty two over for Thanksgiving Dinner (lunch) and it was cozy.
The house was in pretty good shape, so this morning over coffee Jilda and I plotted out what each of us would to to make ready for our guests.
It was touch and go for a while due to s bout of dizziness that hit Jilda but she's a trooper.
I called our niece Jayna who is also a cook extraordinaire. She was on the guest, but I picked her up a little earlier so she could help with last minute cooking. Things were fine when people started arriving.
It was a remarkable afternoon. People lingered to laugh and talk.
I'm thankful for this day and I feel truly blessed to have such remarkable friends and family.
I hope you all had a day to remember.
Our front door taken this past spring

13 comments:

  1. I'm so glad you had a blessed Thanksgiving Day. Laughter and good talk and good food, that's something to be thankful for.

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  2. Sounds like a true Thanksgiving Day...the kind that makes your sing!

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  3. I love large family get togethers like that. Sounds like you had a wonderful Thanksgiving Rick. I am thankful for your blog!

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  4. It is funny how the size of our house seems smaller when we have family over.
    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

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  5. Hello Rick...You and Jilda have a lovely and unique door! Love it!

    I trust your Thanksgiving was memorablle as was ours here in chilly New England. The best to you. Susan

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  6. How truly wonderful, Rick! I know it was a blessed time! Again, a wonderful photo. How do you do it?

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    1. Hey Susan, there is a oil painting filter on Photoshop and I manipulate that filter to get the painting effect. I love.
      R

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  7. You had a blessed Thanksgiving--& so did I!! I love your purple door.

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  8. My house is small, much too small for 22 people. Two People = Just Right

    Love,
    Janie

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  9. Happy Thanksgiving! Sounds like a fun day ! Love the color of your front door!

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  10. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  11. Sounds perfect Rick!

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  12. Thankful, for sure! And I'm diggin' the purple door! Aloha, and thanks for stopping by.

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