Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving from Portland, Oregon

I count my blessings, past and current. I count them every day. I thank the Lord for them every day.

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I am thankful to live in Portland, Oregon, where I am with my two sons, where Mama and I thoroughly enjoyed the years between June, 2006, and January, 2011.

While I don't have actual photographs of all of the special people for whom I am thankful, I do have some, so I'm sharing them with you today, Thanksgiving Day 2011.

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Mama and Duncan, Kailey and Ginger and Leland, Lamont--Christmas, 2008

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My brother Howard, my sister-in-law Vanessa, my older son Lamont, my younger son Leland, his sweetheart Kailey, my friend-as-sister Kay, my friend-as-brother Milton, me, and my friend-as-daughter Casey--August, 2011.

Photos from our trip back home, October, 2009.
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Lucy, our sweetheart-of-a-friend. Kay, Mama, Milton, and my beloved Aunt Baker who joined Mama and lots more loved ones in Heaven on April 17, 2011. Aunt Baker had given me a ride to meet Kay and Milton on I-20, eastbound, so that we could be on our way to Talladega for the fall NASCAR race. She and Mama rode on back to Aunt Baker's house where they had a good time together until I got back several days later. Then Mama and I flew back to Portland.

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Good friends: Jamae, Libby, and Jean. Fran, Yvonne, and Janet.

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Good friends: Barbara, Renee, and Libby. Eve, Rusty, and Peggy. Sorry, y'all, the rest of the photos I took that night are blurry--I was just too tickled to see everyone that I couldn't be still!

7 comments:

Madge @ The View From Right Here said...

Wonderful family! Hoping you and yours have an equally enjoyable celebration today with your family and friends that I will with mine!

parker said...

Wishing you and your family a Thankful Day! A fine and warm looking family you have.

Steve Scauzillo said...

What a nice idea for a Thanksgiving post. I'm afraid my family is camera shy. But I may convince them to pose today for a shot. Have a great next 5 years, too.

Honolulu Photo of the Day said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family. Beautiful photos!

Randy said...

I hope your day is as wonderful as these photos. Happy Turkey Day.

bfarr said...

What a wonderful group of [family] shots. Happy Thanksgiving.

Jim Klenke said...

these are wonderful shots, I hope yo enjoyed your Thanksgiving. Now back to work....