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Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving!

We are expecting family and friends over the weekend, and so wanted to wish all of you a very Happy Thankgsgiving.
I pieced together a Turkey Platter Dad had purchased during one of his antique forays in his final years; one that resulted in many a purchase near our home in Naperville/Wheaton Illinois area where we lived right after we got married. It was a nice Turkey Platter. And he wrote a little ditty to go along with it, which I placed on the platter today for this photo.

I was thinking of Dad again as I purchased some birdseed today; oily sunflower seeds. In my head I heard his annual "soooo do you have your winter bird feeding program established?" And I did just that.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

2 comments:

mum2brady said...

Hope you had a great Thanksgiving Jan!!!

All 4 My Gals said...

Loved seeing you. How cool that you got to honor your dad. And how cool that we got to enjoy the birds!