Thursday, November 28, 2013

Thanksgiving Thirteen

I am thankful for:

1. My husband. He's my hero and a fine man.

My most excellent spouse.
 
2. My family of origin.
 
My niece a few years ago.
3. My friends. I love all of my friends, old and new, and hold them dear.
 
My oldest pal, who would kill me if
she saw this photo up here.
4. Time. I am grateful that I have lived for a half-century.


5. Flowers. Where would the world be without nature's brilliant beauty?


6. Today's feast! (Not really).

These birds roam free on the farm. We don't shoot
turkeys around here.

7. My mentors. I am so thankful I had the opportunity to go to Hollins and met some wonderful and supportive folks.

One of my creative writing professors (left)
and yours truly.
8. The wildlife around my home. I am blessed to live in a place where I don't even have to get up from my seat to see cool things.

 
9. My home. I may not have the biggest house on the block, but it is full of love.
 
My house.
10. My husband's family. I've been a part of their lives for 30 years now.

My two handsome nephews.
11. Great art. I think we are all enhanced by the things we create as human beings.
 
Local artwork.
12. Brilliant skies.

A rainbow kisses the earth.
13. Good books and writing. I can't imagine a world without words.

A local author's book.
And I am thankful for you, dear reader. Thank you for visiting my blog, reading my thoughts, and looking at my photos. I hope it gives you some small joy.
 
Thursday Thirteen is played by lots of people; there is a list here. I've been playing for a while and this is my 321st time to do a list of 13 on a Thursday.

 

8 comments:

  1. I'm thankful for friends like you, Anita. Your blog always brightens my day. And what a surprise it was to see my book Ferradiddledumday on your blog this morning!

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  2. It's the love at home that matters. You have beautiful people in your life. Lovely list. Happy Thanksgiving!

    And oh... hugs for Bambi. Oh, those eyes really melt my heart.

    Hazel

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  3. I am having trouble thinking to thirteen this morning, too much running around. Happy thanksgiving!

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  4. Among other things, I'm thankful for Wendell Berry's visit to Floyd last week and for the wisdom he shared.

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  5. What a terrific list! Obviously written by a lady who has her head screwed on right. :) I hope you enjoy your holiday weekend with your most excellent spouse.

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  6. Wonderful list, hon. I hope you and your family had a great Thanksgiving.

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  7. Great Thansgiving T13, Anita. I wish I could see more wildlife and fewer neighbors from my windows. Right now I see snow out my windows from earlier this evening, but it won't last long as it is to change to rain for Tuesday.

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