Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

The butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker ….

I’m sure lots of prep went into your Thanksgiving feast, even before today and, whether it was bopping from store to store, or simply from aisle to aisle … food, glorious food, was and is top of mind today. And, … Continue reading

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Gourds, guys and gals at the Gardens.

This post continues that delightful Autumn afternoon I spent ambling around Heritage Park. You’ll recall from my last two Monday posts, I visited this picturesque park on Sunday, October 16th because I wanted to ensure I would get some photos … Continue reading

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Fat and Sassy. #Wordless Wednesday #Good thing I’m not a turkey, I’d be a goner! #Canada Goose

Wordless Wednesday – allow your photo(s) to tell the story.

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Harvest time in the ‘hood and at your home.

On a picture-perfect Pure Michigan morning, I decided to forego my trip to the Park and stroll through the ‘hood capturing images of harvest décor to use for this American Thanksgiving post. While strollin’, I was trollin’ for scarecrows. The … Continue reading

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(S)talkin’ Turkey!  #Wordless Wednesday  #The bird is the word.

#Wordless Wednesday – allow your photo(s) to tell the story. Click here please.

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Blogiversary and Bye Bye Birdie.

In a perfect world, this virtual fundraiser that I participated in on Thanksgiving Day 2020 might have been spun into a blog post long before now. But, in this COVID era, where snail mail sometimes takes weeks, even months, to … Continue reading

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Whew – we’re stuffed!

Thanksgiving is looking a wee bit different this year. In the past, we only had to practice social distancing from that second helping of pumpkin pie, or, perhaps our only concession was not having whipped cream on that second piece … Continue reading

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It’s harvest thyme!

I’ve often mentioned how Autumn is my favorite time of year. I love the colors, smells and the cool and crisp weather is perfect for taking a post-Park Saturday stroll in the neighborhood. Since I began my walking regimen in … Continue reading

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How to tackle Turkey Day.

Here in the Detroit, Michigan area, three items are synonymous with Thanksgiving Day: America’s Thanksgiving Parade down Woodward Avenue, a Detroit Lions football game (every year since 1934) and turkey with all the trimmings … and done in that order. … Continue reading

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Stubby a/k/a Chubby.

One week from today is Thanksgiving and you know you’ll have that bird on the brain up until that day. You’ll get up with the chickens, because that plump Butterball turkey has been thawing out. You’ve consulted the instructions a … Continue reading

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