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Friday, November 25, 2011

Gratefulness

The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than houses.
No Americans have been more impoverished than these who,
nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.
~H.U. Westermayer

41 comments:

  1. Happy Thanksgiving to you and all your family! Take care
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  2. Short, sweet, and to the point. Happy Thanksgiving to you and all of "yours."

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  3. Betsy happy thanksgiving to you and your family!:)

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  4. ~ all of mine? That would be a lot. If you count the four legged ones. :)

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  5. You have to count Mr. Bird too
    And he only has two legs unless a couple more grew
    Especially after his whole ordeal
    Almost becoming a Tiger meal...haha
    Happy Thanksgiving to all and to all a good night
    Strat! I think I mixed holidays tonight..haha

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  6. Pat
    Oh yes, Mr. and Mrs. Bird, too.
    And he is extra thankful to still be living in the zoo.

    Today, The Mister said, "This morning I went out to feed our four cats and ended up feeding eight!" Four of the little kittens came for breakfast, too. ha.

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  7. Happy Thanksgiving!! To everyone two-legged or four-legged. :)

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  8. perfect and sobering quote...i am thankful for you as well...i hope you have a great time with your family tomorrow and a lovely thanksgiving!

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  9. Yes, it was a tough time back then and we have so much more to be thankful. Bless your family with a great day.

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  10. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family Betsy- Blessings!

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  11. Happy T-Day, Betsy!! Hope you have a beautiful day. :-)

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  12. I am thankful for my pilgrim ancestors, the preacher and the criminal. :)

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  13. Martha ~ oooh...interesting ancestors you have there! :)

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  14. Yeah, the good, the bad, and the ugly. William Brewster and John Billington; one a respected preacher, the other hanged for murder. Gotta love ancestors! They make us who we are, whatever that is.

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  15. Oh wow, Martha. Yes, that is so true. You don't get to pick them or write the history. :)

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  16. one of my favourite quotes. Really makes you think.

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours Betsy.

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  17. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your sweet family Betsy. I may have said it before, but it's just so appropriate now...YOU are a special blessing in my life. =D

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  18. Happy Thanksgiving Betsy! Have a lovely weekend and make a memory! Hugs!
    Janeen

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  19. Aww, Marsha...I feel the same about you, dear! :)

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  20. Happy Thanksgiving, Betsy, to you and yours.

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  21. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours dear Betsy,
    xoxo

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  22. Happy Thanksgiving Day Betsy to you and your wonderful family.

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  23. Happy Thanksgiving to you, Betsy, your family... and the farmily! (cats, rabbit, birds). :)

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  24. happy thanksgiving betsy to you, your boys and all the critters who grace your life!!

    thank you for always brightening up the bloggyhood!

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  25. Happy Thanksgiving to you Betsy and to all of your men!

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  26. Happy Thanksgiving...the quote makes me even more thankful..."food for thought".

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  27. Happy Thanksgiving Betsy and to your family, guests and zoo. You are a special gift to us and we are thankful for all you share.

    May your day be blessed, fruitful and relaxing.

    God bless

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  28. Happy Thanksgiving to you & your men.

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  29. Betsy hope you had a nice and beauty thanksgiving:)

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  30. Happy Thanksgiving Betsy

    This is a celebration us Brits do not have but I know it is a big day for my lovely American cousins ~ Eddie

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  31. Thanks, Eddie. :) Yes, you are my cousin, aren't you!

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  32. Thanks, Mrs.U ~ the people and zoo animals were happy and well fed today. :)

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  33. That will give you cause to think about how very blessed we are... thank you, Betsy! Hope you and yours had a wonderful day! blessings ~ tanna

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  34. Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Love and hugs to you all : )

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  35. This is a wonderfully profound quote, Betsy. Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving Day!

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  36. Bit late I think... but nevertheless heartfelt good wishes to you all (kitties included, as they give me so much pleasure!) for a very happy and blessed Thanksgiving.

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  37. What a quote. What a statistic. Happy Thanksgiving weekend to you and yours.

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  38. Hope your day was VERY special. I missed Taylor and I wouldn't have even seen him! So hard to believe he is a "grown up" now!!!!

    Glad Alex appreciates mashed potatoes and dressing! YUM!

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  39. Jill ~ Alex requested stuffing for breakfast this morning! ha.

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