Our Thanksgiving Celebration

DSC_1040The day began with a beautiful sunrise.

DSC_1033I enjoyed watching several birds eating their Thanksgiving breakfast.

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DSC_1043Later in the morning we went to church for our annual testimony of praise service. This is when several microphones are set up throughout the sanctuary and the audience is responsible for the program.

It was interesting to hear from those who shared their reasons for being thankful this year

DSC_1047Because Jere and Kristen enjoy the tradition of cooking Thanksgiving dinner, our family is invited to their house each year.

DSC_1049It didn’t suit everyone, but those who were there enjoyed a delicious meal and a wonderful visit.

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DSC_1066Jana helped her parents by filling the water glasses.

DSC_1046I only photographed a few of the delicious things on their lunch menu: dinner rolls, pumpkin bread, turkey, bread filling, mashed potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes, baked corn, green beans, roasted brussels sprouts, cranberry relish, olives, pumpkin pie, and apple pie.

DSC_1073They make a delicious, moist turkey.

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DSC_1069Kristen roasted the brussels sprouts with butter and nuts. They were delicious.

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DSC_1062The pumpkin pie was so delicious that I didn’t even add any whipped cream. I didn’t want to distort the wonderful taste.

DSC_1080Those at the meal: Deb, Jana, Roy, Cerwin, Josiah, Allie, Josh, Jere, Kristen, Greg (their handicapped, adopted son who lives in a group home), Jared, Jesse, and Ian.

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DSC_1077Jana and Roy being silly. (As you can see, it is not Jana who is being silly.) 🙂

DSC_1079Allie and Josh

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The children enjoyed their new Duck Dynasty hats.

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DSC_1055Jared

DSC_1054Jesse

DSC_1084We are thankful for our family – and the fun we had together today.

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