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Thursday, November 25, 2010

A Very Happy Thanksgiving to each and everyone of you!

Thanksgiving Day comes, by statute, once a year; to the honest man it comes as frequently as the heart of gratitude will allow.  ~Edward Sandford Martin

11 comments:

Devika said...

Happy Thanks Giving Sylvia-- to yon and every one! :)

Nice quote and a grand picture,

wishes,
devika

Devika said...

**to 'You'

wishes,
devika

CollectIn Texas Gal said...

I'm so Thankful we have met here in Blogland...two TexasGals from LoboLand. Lovely picture and quote for this Thanksgiving. Hope you have a wonderful day....Sue

Serline said...

Not too many people celebrate Thanksgiving here; most malls are already dressing up for Christmas. Have a wonderful time with your loved ones!

kaykuala said...

A good quote to remind us to be grateful. Happy Thanksgiving to you, Sylvia!

clairz said...

Happy Thanksgiving, Sylvia! Your headers just get better and better!

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Have a great Thanksgiving Sylvia!

Diana (Di) said...

Happy Thanksgiving Sylvia, and may your day be filled with many blessings.

Judy Sheldon-Walker said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you also and love your quote selection. It is apropos.

Reader Wil said...

Happy thanksgiving! I am learning more and more about that tradition! Patty sent me this:
She is a lovely lady and not at all cruel, but...(LOL)

A Turkey's Lament...

When I was a young turkey, new to the coop,
My big brother Mike took me out on the stoop,

Then he sat me down, and he spoke real slow,
And he told me there was something that I had to know;

His look and his tone I will always remember,
When he told me of the horrors of ..... Black November;

"Come about August, now listen to me,
Each day you'll be thick, where once you were thin,
And you'll grow a big rubbery thing under your chin.

"And then one morning, when you're warm in your bed,
In'll burst the farmer's wife, and hack off your head;

"Then she'll pluck out all your feathers so you're bald'n pink,

And scoop out all your insides and leave ya lyin' in the sink,

"And then comes the worst part" he said not bluffing,
"She'll spread your cheeks and pack your rear with stuffing".

Well, the rest of his words were too grim to repeat,
I sat on the stoop like a winged piece of meat,

And decided on the spot that to avoid being cooked,
I'd have to lay low and remain overlooked;

I began a new diet of nuts and granola,
High-roughage salads, juice and diet cola,

And as they ate pastries, chocolates and crepes,
I stayed in my room doing Jane Fonda tapes,

I maintained my weight of two pounds and a half,
And tried not to notice when the bigger birds laughed;

But 'twas I who was laughing, under my breath,
As they chomped and they chewed, ever closer to death;

And sure enough when Black November rolled around,
I was the last turkey left in the entire compound;

So now I'm a pet in the farmer's wife's lap;
I haven't a worry, so I eat and I nap,

She held me today, while sewing and humming,
And smiled at me and said "Christmas is coming..."

Quilly said...

I am Thankful everyday, but once a year I make a point of telling others how they've contributed to my thankfulness, just incase I didn't say it aloud often enough the other 364 days.

Happy Thanksgiving, Sylvia. I hope you are warm and snug despite all our snow! It is white and wet here!

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