For what are ye thankful?

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  1. Jdarg

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  2. Jdarg

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    Yup- in the sweats right now. May not take them off all day!
     
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    Look- I found a 2 year old Thanksgiving thread!! I look forward to reading the whole thing later. Couldn't find the 2006 thread- will keep looking.

    Happy reminiscing to you all----:wub:
     
  4. Miss Kitty

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    :clap:...I'll read it later. But, it's a good one to bring back, because I was out picking up pecans in the backyard with the cold winds blowing in (and making the pecans fall like little bombs) and thought...this is something to be thankful for! :D
     
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    I sooooooo remember this thread!! Thanks for bringing it back! I'm gonna read it now because I'm stuck here at the office waiting for a dinner I have to go to at 6:00. I do remember the cornbread though...:D
     
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    I'm thankful that I have wonderful friends and family to celebrate Thanksgiving with and the resources to go always* go home for the holidays. :D


    *when I am on the same continent
     
  7. kathydwells

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    :funn:I LOVED THIS!!!!!!

    I went back and read this whole thread. Thank you again jdarg. While I was reading it, I thought to myself.....and now she is there permantely. :wub::wave:
     
  8. Smiling JOe

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    On the small scale, I'm thankful to have internet at my house. On the big scale, I am very thankful to know many wonderful people and pets who I call my friends and family. I am also thankful that I am in good health and able to do so many things.
     
  9. Minnie

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    Miss K, please share your wisdom on how you find picking up pecans to be something to be thankful for as I need the inspiration. We have 2 large trees in our yard and I despise dealing with them. Share your wisdom, please.
     
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    The gifts of nature, knowledge, faith, understanding, tolerance, "family", and a good Margarita! tb
     
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    Pecans, shelled and picked, put in zip lock bags make wonderful gifts. :wub:
     
  12. Miss Kitty

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    It's a bumper crop this year...I thought the web worms and squirrels were going to get them all! It's like an Easter Egg hunt and I love finding them! They are delicious! Tomorrow, I am getting the rake out! :wave:

    P.S. I am a cheap date!
     
  13. Minnie

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    I guess it is just a case of beauty in the eye of the beholder.

    I don't like to eat them or bake with them. The only way I will eat them is hidden in fudge and then finely chopped.

    We have a bumper crop too, they are everywhere, and my trees are right over my patio which makes a huge mess. Squirrels nibble on them constantly and make a mess on the patio and you can't walk for stepping on them. I have almost fallen over them several times.

    Dbuck if you get to Memphis, I will gladly give you all you can carry home with you :clap: and you know if they would fall from the trees, shelled and in zip lock bags I think I could really get into liking them. :lol:

    But what I am thankful for is when they are all gone and my husband has raked the yard and every pecan and hull is gone. Yaaa.
     
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    Oooh, Minnie, I wish I lived close..we would come and take them all. I LOVE fresh pecans. I always buy them when I'm down south. I love to make pecan pie. We had walnut trees growng up but they were such a pain.
     
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    Dbuck if you get to Memphis, I will gladly give you all you can carry home with you :clap: and you know if they would fall from the trees, shelled and in zip lock bags I think I could really get into liking them. :lol:
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    It's a deal!!! Oh please, shell them and put them in zip lock bags....that's what my mother does. :clap: Mother's trees didn't produce many pecans this year....or so she says.:lol:
     
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    As I told my husband when we married, I don't do windows, mow the lawn, or shell pecans. You are welcome to them, but they come with the shells on them. :floor:

    Actually my Mother and Aunt came and got baskets full and my neighbors in their 70's did too. Then they give me about 3 large bags full already shelled and that will last me for years.

    Even then I still have hundreds on the ground and that many more in the trees. We usually have a bumper crop about every other year. We lost hundreds to the squirrels when they were green and to limbs breaking from the weight of the pecans.
     
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    I am thankful for bein' alive today, and all the people and critters I have to :wub:!!![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
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    Still topping our list! Along with his Mommy, Daddy and Uncle "Alan". ;-)
    All my SoWal ax murder friends too. :D
     
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    :wub::wub::wub::wave: He's growing up on us!!!!!!
     
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