Showing posts from November 22, 2009

Thankful For Safe Travel

Thanksgiving was a bit chaotic, a bit  unbelievably loud, and totally wonderful this year. Dear husband and the menfolk were overseeing the big turkey fry, while the kids took shifts in the kitchen preparing their favorite side dishes.

My 13 year old reminded his younger brothers how awesome this feast would be and displayed his history lapbook on the buffet.

 My grandson arrived from Georgia with his mom Monday evening. Unfortunately, my son in law was grounded on the Army base, waiting to hear if he will be deployed again.  There is a prayerful chance that he will be discharged before Christmas (only 3 months behind schedule).

The newlyweds came in from Maryland and Texas on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.  One son was working on the boat for the holiday, but he spent the Feast of Christ the King with us and will hopefully be back in time for Christmas. It is nearly impossible to get everyone together for a meal, much less a week long get together these days. We practically need…