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HAPPY THANKSGIVING, ONE AND ALL!!
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We hope your Thanksgiving will be as joyous as this family celebration was a few years back! May your feast be splendid and your blessings be many.......................
SO MUCH TO BE THANKFUL FOR...........
Thanksgiving 2009
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Danny's Photo got deleted from it's spot further down on the post. See if you can figure out where it belongs...............
Topaz is wondering what all this "Thanksgiving" is all about............

It's a time to be thankful for all your blessings--like Binky is being as she breaks into the pepperocini...............


And like we will all be when we get to eat her relish plate featuring the appetizer she invented herself--the hard salami-pepperocini wrap...................

Giano can hardly wait.................

Diana is thankful that all she has to cook is the turkey--because of medical emergencies this week, sister Sisi took over the role of Thanksgiving hostess...............

The whole family is thankful for the hostess with the mostest...................

Louie is thankful that he is going to be getting his very own tee-pee..................


Everyone is very grateful to Danny for being their life line on all things "computer"................
(Yup, this is…
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We need to be thankful for having someone to love........
And we need to be thankful for the brave example of good friends like Cathy who soldiered through so much medical adversity this year................

And for the bounty of an elegant table.................

And the joy of having such wonderful children....................
And an invitation to a welcoming home to celebrate the holiday with others..............
If you note the bandage on Dwight's neck, he was just days out of life saving surgery on his carotid artery when this was taken last year and this year we are doubly thankful to have him with us!.................
I am thankful for having a sensitive son who so enjoys browsing through wedding albums................
And a darling baby sister who is such a good cook..................

And the pleasure of having loving children who will spend the time and money to return home for the holiday..................
For all these many blessings--not the least of which is our baby Wi…
TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY--SECOND HONEYMOON
LAS VEGAS, NEW MEXICO--DAY 2
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As we pack up after a wonderful stay at the Plaza Hotel...............
I take time to write our musings in the little journal provided in the Bridal Suite...........

We have thoroughly enjoyed this new Ilfeld annex to the Hotel.............


But before we check out, ti's time for a country breakfast in the Landmark Grill downstairs...........
Dwight is soooo happy and behind him on the sideboard is a Victorian style clock that is just like one we have at home.................
Some detailing in the dining room................
Just perfectly appointed.............
I'm thrilled with the dainty squash blossom that Dwight gave me as a twentieth wedding anniversary gift--I guess twenty years is the turquoise anniversary..................
That's me reflected on the outside taking a picture of Dwight as he waits for the check on the inside. I don't like to wait around for the bad news of the bill.................

Before leaving, we explore the bowels of the Ilfeld building wher…