Thirteen of us celebrated Thanksgiving in my home. It was nice to see everyone, mainly my sisters and sister in law and their offspring:
Here’s my dining table, which was extended to hold all the food we brought. I forgot to photograph the food, but, trust me, every inch of that table was covered with food:
Here’s a close-up of the Fuji Mums I purchased at Foodland. I love the yellow, green, and brown flowers:
It’s too bad my grandkids were unable to attend, as they went with their father to his uncle’s party. However, my daughter, Maria, celebrated the holiday with us.
Before our meal, we stood in a circle and had a brief moment of silence in memory of my mother and brother in law, who passed away in March. Then, we all sang “Happy Birthday” to my sister, Sylvia, and my niece, Shanna.
After we had lunch, we watched a family video, which was taken in 1991. Everyone enjoyed it so much, they wanted a copy of the video. We plan to give it to them at our Christmas party next month.
Isn’t this what it’s all about? To party with family? I think people without family must be very lonely. I truly believe that blood is thicker than water. You can always rely on your family, but not always on your friends.