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My hubby and I will celebrate the day by roasting a turkey but if we can’t get to the store, I will do chicken breasts in the crockpot and a side of stuffing-I have been saving bread from our senior lunches for months! I am grateful to be able to plan and cook the meal-we have no other family-but we do have each other and a house full of cats!

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We banned turkey for a few years. Why? For a couple years straight the power went out when cooking the turkey! We laughed about it and had delicious roast or tacos, or what ever we liked. My parents on their very first thanksgiving had meatloaf! Mom’s was good.

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My father disappeared on Thanksgiving week. He had gone hunting and never came back. I spent Thanksgiving day on a mountain searching for him. I could never celebrate Thanksgiving after that. That was 40 years ago. Since then my mother has passed away and I have grown older. My only child and his family generally celebrate with their various in-laws. I am content to spend Thanksgiving alone, just because that is most convenient for me now. I usually get a Marie Callender turkey TV dinner and I enjoy it.

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Thanksgiving is one of my two favorite holidays (the other being Passover). I get to spend it with my favorite people including Thelma Reese, founder of ElderChicks. For years my family has gathered at Thelma and Harvey’s home (and for a few years in California instead), looking forward to good food, great company, wonderful conversation, some games after we eat and a feeling of love. It is a very special day of the year for me, and I am grateful that I am able to spend it in this very special way. We have lost some of our family and friends over the years, and we always remember them as we begin our celebration, but again, we remember them with gratitude that they were with us. So November is definitely a good month.

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