Happy Thanksgiving 2016

Wishing that you all had a Happy Thanksgiving 2016. 

We all sure have a lot to be thankful for. 

I wonder if the Pilgrims ever had a food fight?

I wonder if they ever said I won’t be there if so and so will be?

I wonder if they ever banned a family member from coming to dinner again?

I wonder if some Pilgrims had no one to spend Thanksgiving with?

I wonder if the Pilgrims had to feed the homeless? 

I wonder if the Pilgrims ever had to work and leave their family so someone else could make more money?

I wonder if they actually cooked a turkey?

I wonder if someone refused to help clean up?

I wonder if someone took home all the leftovers?

I wonder if they had parades that made someone lots of money?

Thanksgiving is not what it used to be for sure.

People have lost sight of what it is all about. 

This year I celebrated with 17 members of my family. 

The dinner was hosted by my Mother who is undergoing radiation treatments after breast cancer surgery. 

She did an awesome job taking care of everything and I helped her as much as I could.

I raise a family with an autistic boy. 

I also run a company with my hubby and I am addicted to making money online.

Along with having my messy house to clean.

I am thankful this year to still have our dog with us. Misty is an Australian Cattle dog that is nearly 17. 

I am thankful to have my Mother here with us and pray she will continue for many more years to have the whole family together again at her house. 

My Grandmother was not there this year at the table and it was kind of weird. 

Last year we all went out for dinner because that would have been the first year of her not at the table.  

My nephew Bryan was scheduled to work at Vans.

Is it that important to buy sneakers on Thanksgiving night. 

My niece Brittany living her dream working for Disney so she was unable to come home for Thanksgiving because it’s so important to make Disney a lot more money.

At dinner tonight and all the week before I got to hear of dear friends just about to die. Others in the hospital that may never be at another Thanksgiving dinner again.

I feel for the homeless who never get to be with family.

Yet we are all dreading sometimes to be with ours.

So I hope while you were sitting around the table tonight that you gave thanks for who you got to spend it with.

Thanksgiving 2011 was celebrated on November 24th and here is a picture of one of my boys that day at my mom’s house for dinner while family we have lost were sitting at the table with us.

Happy Thanksgiving 2016


Author: RaisingAutism

Mother of Autism, Member of Gamer Chix, Philadelphia Eagles Fan, Lover of the Ocean, Night Sky, Sunrise, Sunset, A Daughter of General George Meade, Cousin of Parker Stevenson, Worked for Donald Trump,

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