We spent the past couple of days being thankful for family and friends. Wednesday night, after work, we made our way down to my little sister’s house. Carol made a wonderfully tasty meal for her family, and a few of her closest friends. It was not the usual Thanksgiving feast. We ate ham instead of turkey, and scalloped potatoes instead of mashed potatoes. Still it was a yummy as ever. We finished off the evening, dancing and singing (with Barbie and Dora dolls as microphones) to music. An effort to burn off some extra calories.
Our Thanksgiving Day, after spending the morning with my Dad, Tom, the kids and I made our way over to Berkeley for another, more traditional, Thanksgiving feast with friends. Our hosts had the most incredible table that extended across the room. Everyone brought an item to share and there were ample amounts of delicious food. The majority of the crowd went for an afternoon hike, which I skipped. Instead, I cuddled up with my book in the warm sun and read a few chapters. It was a wonderfully relaxing way to spend the holiday.
I give thanks for the wonderful people in my life.
Happy, belated, Thanksgiving to you all.