Thanksgiving 2012!

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Excuse me; but when did it become the middle of November?  Thanksgiving, Christmas? What???  I lost time in Italy.  Well, I guess I actually lost track of time and I felt as if everything stood still for a while. I expected to come home and to pick up exactly where I left off but even in our absence life kept on happening. I came home to the reality that a month had gone by, October had vanished, and I was faced with the realization that the holidays were upon us. Wow, time flew by, despite my best efforts to slow it down.

I really do love Thanksgiving.  I love being with family and watching my boys play with their zillions of cousins.  I love Thanksgiving food and staying up late and laughing and playing and just “being.”  I am Thankful this year, as always, for so many things; but most of all, I’m thankful for the health of my family.

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