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Blessed and Thankful

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A wonderful Thanksgiving Day...28 of us gathered at my sister Barb and brother-in-law John's house for a day of family and feasting.

 

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And I do mean FEASTING!!!  Barb says it's the most food that has ever been in her kitchen at one time!

 


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I had the blessing and privilege to dine with these 7 cutie-pies.  You can learn a lot from conversations at the kids' table...

 

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John used his drone to take a few aerial pics...

 


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...like this fun one with me and 7 of my grandbabies!

 

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Six-month-old Daniel isn't quite old enough to get in on the action yet.  But look at this big boy sitting up all by himself!

 


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Daniel's mesmerizing big blue eyes melt Gramaw's heart!

 

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These 2 beauties are Barb's granddaughters Mira (11 years old) and Maci (9) who came from St. Louis for the holiday fun.

 

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The brain trust...a lot of smarts being exchanged here!  Kim with Barb's son Brett...

 


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Mama and Barb's daughter Sarah....

 


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A post-Thanksgiving tradition...Sarah, Kara, Kristoffer, and Emily planning their Black Friday shopping strategies....

 

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Barb's grandson Austin, who will be 16 in just a couple of months...

 


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Who knew a pile of pine needles could provide so much fun?!

 

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Their coats didn't stay on long...it was a GORGEOUS day!


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Some hoops action for Kassie and the boys...

 

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Barb helped organize a laser-tag version of Capture the Flag, with one of the neighborhood kids joining our gang.

 


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A formidable team!

 


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Abram and Kelsey were quickly "out", but still having fun with their laser guns on the sidelines...

 


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Lucy wasn't big enough to join the game, but she was happy playing with her own broken laser gun inside.

 

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Brett's wife Megan showing Dana photos of their new home addition which will be finished soon.

 


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A little Lucy silliness...

 


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...and Daniel joy!

 


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Some of the menfolk watching football (of course!)...Zach, John, Kristoffer, and Kim....

 


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Mama enjoyed the day with her peeps!

 

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Emily and Barb...Barb was a wonderful hostess!  We all had a great time!  I should have taken a photo of our host and hostess together, but they were busy being hospitable!

 


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So nice to see Sarah and her husband Joe...

 


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And as a finale to a wonderful day, God hung the most awe-inspiring full moon in the sky for us to enjoy on our 2-hour drive home.

 


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2018 Thanksgiving  Family

My cup overflows!

I am blessed and thankful!

 

Comments

Terri Chapman

Beautiful day...and I love your momma's new glasses. She looks great:)

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