November 28, 2002

Family Table

Thanksgiving at Goose Creek 2001

This time, last year. All together. Seated around the table. Holli, Abby and Mike; Ann, my mom, son Nathan. And himself, behind the camera.

This time, this year, all apart: Alabama, Virginia, Wyoming, Vermont.

Wish you were here. Glad you were here. Thinking of you all. More turkey for us!

Thank God for each other, our home(s) and our country. May it remain true to the ideals of those who have sustained through the centuries this traditional day of honoring our nation's roots in hospitality, equality and justice, and doing unto the least of these, our (black, white, red, yellow, or turbaned) brethren (and sisteren) as we would do unto our own loved ones.

Posted by fred1st at November 28, 2002 11:39 AM


Posted by: R. Brady at November 28, 2002 07:28 PM

Beautiful family, Fred! Love the photo!

Your sentiments are very appropriate and well-stated!

Posted by: Da Goddess at November 29, 2002 06:45 AM

What a great picture! How many did you have to take to get everyone eyes open, smiling, no weird expressions?

Posted by: Anita Rowland at November 29, 2002 11:15 AM

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