The Turkey is Out of the Oven…

Over the years we have learned to adapt to whatever comes our way during the major holidays. Sometimes I make a turkey on Thanksgiving sometimes not. This year I made my turkey today, Tuesday with all the trimmings. My daughter and I very unceremoniously had a plate full of comfort at about 5 pm. After 9pm I’m headed to the airport to pick up Dear and my brother and his wife for the extended weekend. If they are hungry they’ll have a turkey snack before we retire.

On Thursday we are invited to friends for our Thanksgiving Day meal. I’ll bring my yams and an appetizer. Every other year all the married kids have their meal with the in-laws. This is the year that all the married kids will be together with the rest of us so we’re expecting 39 for dinner. My family contributes 9 bodies to the table this year.

On Saturday our oldest son and I will fly to New Mexico to attend our middle son’s graduation from Academy. We will be gone till Tuesday.

So all this to say ellen b. won’t be doing her usual visiting and posting. I do have a couple auto-posts ready but my fingers won’t be hitting the keyboards until next Wednesday.

Hope you all have a great Thanksgiving extended weekend or regular weekend if you live outside the U.S.  May God richly bless all your comings and goings…

Photobucket is holding all my photos that I stored on their site from 2007-2015 hostage replacing them with ugly grey and black boxes and asking for a large ransom to retrieve them. It is a slow process to go through all my posts deleting the ugly boxes.

About Ellenhttp://I am a wife, mother, baba (grandmother) and a loyal friend. Jesus is my King and my hope is in my future with Him.

13 thoughts on “The Turkey is Out of the Oven…

  1. Unceremonious was a fitting term for having a plate of turkey on tuesday! I’m happy for you to be seeing Dan this weekend. How special. Happy Thanksgiving Ellen. We drive to Orange county tomorrow.

  2. Celebrating a heart that is content, a family that God has blessed and good friends to fellowship with…so excited you can go to your son’s graduation! Life is good! Blessings of all His best to you and yours Ellen! You have touched my heart…

  3. Wow Ellen B! That’s a lot of people!! needless to say you will be very busy!!! Me? I’m avoiding house work and grocery shopping all at once ;-O!
    I hope you have a great holiday and a safe flight to the Land of Enchantment!!!

    God bless!

    Cori G.

  4. I’m picturing that table…set for 39! And I thought my table was big.

    May you have a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration and safe travels to New Mexico.

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