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Saturday, November 17, 2012

My assignment: Write a blog about your favorite Thanksgiving memory (if you have more than one, feel free to write about more).

I donít really have a favorite specific memory I can think of. I get large holiday gatherings confused so Iím not sure whether some memories are about Thanksgiving or Christmas. I think of Thanksgivings throughout my life and I have been able to enjoy those after 1999 much more as I have not had responsibility for the full production as I had since 1970.

One year in Seattle in the early 1980s we had a terrific storm and the electricity went out right after I had put the turkey in the oven. We called some friends with gas heat and cooking and arranged to bring everything over there and shared our mutual bounty and had a great time.

Since we moved to Los Angeles in 2006, my daughter has hosted Thanksgiving each year and we have fun going to her apartment and meeting many fascinating people. Last year she invited a group of Italian friends who had never before experienced a traditional American Thanksgiving. Each year a few of the same people come so itís fun to catch up with them and hear what has happened in their lives.

As we get older, we also like being able to leave when we want to and come home to our peaceful apartment.
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  • v CATHYSFITLIFE
    Great blog! I can certainly understand liking that your daughter hosts the Thanksgiving dinner. It sounds like fun to meet new and fascinating people as well as to catch up with others who come every year. It is nice to have someone else host it too so that you can go home when you want to your nice, peaceful apartment.
    1378 days ago
  • v BEFIT016
    I get my holidays mixed up, too! Peace & quiet is nice! I can't wait for the day when Amber does the clean-up afterwards-LOL!

    1378 days ago
  • v WINNINGBATTLE
    great blog.
    1379 days ago
  • v DBELLE39
    Love the blog. You know I've pondered too what it would be like for our kids to take turns hosting Thanksgiving dinners. We have 5 but only 3 of them live in places that could accomodate all of our family ---1 son lives in WV which is about a 10-11 hour drive, the other son lives with his late mother's boyfriend. I yearn for the day that we get treated rather than mom & dad doing all the work! LOL!
    1379 days ago
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