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    Joys Of Tradition And The Marking Of Time

    Thanksgiving is a great holiday -- it doesn't require gifts, religion, or anything that marks the original "holy days," and thus it can be morphed with traditions and rituals that are your own, rather than handed down by some organization. In addition to the food, the greatest...
    auroramaru auroramaru 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    A Thanksgiving Joke!

    A game warden was driving down the road when he came upon a young boy carrying a wild turkey under his arm.   He stopped and asked the boy,  'Where did you get that turkey?'  The boy replied,  'What turkey?'  The game warden said, ...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2008

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    Thanksgiving So Far

    Dad told me that he got me new bedding. Says its comfy and prettier. I haven't seen it yet. He's been really nice lately.. My cousin handed me some food. Told me to go sit by my dad. (on the couch.) I said "planned on it" I went there but someone I didnt like was on the couch so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 28, 2013

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    The 5 Ways I Destroyed My Thanksgiving

    (I loved the name of this category, and so...)  Hey everybody, let me tell you about my Thanksgiving! Usually, nothing says "perfect holiday" more than one word: Thanksgiving. It is, by far, my favorite day of the season.    You skip the pressure of...
    dudedrama dudedrama 36-40, M 6 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    My Thanksgiving Menu

    <<<MENU>>>> Breakfast- is the orange rolls -------------------------------------- Dinner- is turkey, potatoes, 2 different kinds of stuffins (bread & rice/pork),           peas, carrots, cabbage...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F Nov 6, 2008

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    Turkey For and Turkey For Me From Adam Sandler

    "They wanna hear the thanksgiving song! All right.." "This is uhh, This is the Thanksgiving Song" "I hope you enjoy it." [Starts playing] Love to eat turkey Love to eat turkey [Shout from Crowd:] "I love you Adam!" [Adam Sandler...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F Nov 20, 2008

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    Its Turkey Time!

    The smell of turkey cooking in the oven all night was a big traditions in my family; when I was a kid. And now its a big tradition mine too! I get my kids into cooking Thanksgiving dinner by cooking the stuffing, stuffing the turkey, putting all of the seasons on the turkey...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F Nov 6, 2008

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    Giving Thanks

    Well, it is Thanksgiving weekend here in Canada... and I have just been made acutely aware of how much I really have to give thanks for... The summer here has been very hot and dry and now that autumn has arrived the area where I live is a tinderbox... brush fires have been...
    hippiechick333 hippiechick333 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2011

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    Turkey Lurkey

    My thanksgiving thingy, I may have posted this before but I am forgetful... My grandmother used to always call turkey, turkey lurkey. Does not mean anything, it just sounds funny. But thoughts of a lurking turkey and visions of my grandmother with her arm up a turkey's butt to...
    neodeno neodeno 41-45 2 Responses Nov 25, 2010

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    I Was Scared Of Turkeys.

    I know it sounds silly but I was chased by one during a school field trip and when my oldest sister found out she would chase me with the turkey ever year after she cleaned it. I was scared of turkeys and whole chicken until I turned 10, then it didn't bother me. We eventually...
    TheSleepyOne TheSleepyOne 31-35, M Nov 28, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    A woman goes into a tattoo parlour and tells the tattoo artist that she wants a tattoo of a turkey on her right thigh just below her bikini line. She also wants him to put "Happy...
    Michael91142 Michael91142 70+, M 4 hrs ago

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    Caught Myself Doing It Again! So, here's a play-by-play of how I normally wish my life away year by year. I'll start at January, because that's the logical place to start...
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 16-17, F Jun 24

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    I want to share something that happened to me several years ago as it may help some people. In 2007 I was having major panic attacks especially when I was driving. In my head I...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 5 Responses Jun 28

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    I am psychotically attentive to detail, unfortunately this means my thoughts are far to complex to explain. I am going to try anyways. I know I will never be fortunate enough to...
    SaphiraJane SaphiraJane 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    A Truce When I started this experience project I tried to stress the theory that bridezilla's needed to be aware that it's not cool to treat family and friends badly because...
    lovingone lovingone 36-40, F Jul 4

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    My Mother had Type 2 Diabetes since before I was 11. In 2010 her Health was deteriorating so badly that she couldn't live on her own any more. She fell one night and spent four...
    Naskura Naskura 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter One Hundred Thirty-Four Over lamb chops, potatoes and peas and carrots, I attempted to be civil and the...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jun 23

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    I had everything In a true love story anybody could ask for. I met a sailor 4 yrs ago. He and I connect two weeks into getting to know each other we became a couple. He lived in...
    crissy1220 crissy1220 22-25, F Jun 24

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    I've been working at the ymca for a long time and i don't really go out as much as i did especially since high school. I like to flirt a lot and idk I've just gotten comfortable...
    goofysk891 goofysk891 18-21 Jun 24

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    Just wanted to share these verses with everyone. You might be feeling down right now or you might be having a problem of your own, feeling hopeless. Have been to that situation...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Anyone who knows me in real life probably knows I've been to one. They at least know that I tend to disappear a lot. I've been to three different hospitals a total of seven times...
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F Jun 25

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    The day it started was when I got a knee injury. I used to be a very active kid. I did always love pudge but wasn't ready to gain yet. But I still loved it. Anyways, I was...
    FlabPack FlabPack 26-30, M Jun 26

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    1. I'm a shorty 2.i have freakishly ticklish/sensitive ears 3. I live in New York 4. My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving because that's when my WHOLE family gets together and...
    tiki18 tiki18 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    My Mother, simply put, is the meanest, angriest, most unpleasant person I know. She is a mentally ill psychotic, a tyrant, and a bully all rolled into one. My parents split up when...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    Lovee to cook ❤️ but thanksgiving dinner by my mom ❤️😍 yes, just yes 👌
    BeccaK1 BeccaK1 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    It was a year ago, and it was one of the best moments of my life. We were best friends since kindergarten, and had stuck together through the bright days and dark days. Even when I...
    AradonSylus AradonSylus 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    It came from my sister and started with birthdays. My mother only had one birthday party for each of us and the last was for my sister's 5th birthday. After that she just gave us...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 1

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    As I look through our marital home, I remember all the happy times and the parties we have held here. I'm looking at all this hostess stuff and all I see are parties that will...
    LRMommyof3 LRMommyof3 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    It has only been two days and I have to wait till late November before I can see him again. He left the day before my 18th birthday and that hurt a lot. I don't know when his exact...
    allyson17 allyson17 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    I feel like she is haunting me from the grave! The grave of get out of our life! We told my MIL she was to no longer contact us at all period. She told us our son was a mistake...
    snowbabe3 snowbabe3 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    1. I have a beautiful baby boy.😍 2. My son means the world to me. 3. I'm 18 years old. 4. My boyfriend is locked up. 😰 5. I live in California. 🌞 6. My favorite animal is...
    caitlynr18 caitlynr18 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I tend to be rather choosy on what films I watch, but I do explore from time to time, so this is an eclectic list: 1) LOTR--been watching the full Director's Cut from the entire...
    wallabumba wallabumba 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Ill tell you how I met this man. Had a flood in my basement and I was walking the estimator guy out & "he" was visiting across the street (my meighbor) he happens to know the...
    Antivenuz Antivenuz 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    The Truth About Christianity and Christians By definition I am a "Christian," as some of you have heard me say here before, but I really am not like most Christians and don't hide...
    AllStarcrushNate AllStarcrushNate 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I'm a 45 year old loser that still lives with his mother. I not only hate my life right now, I hated it yesterday, the day before that, 40 years ago, and will hate it tomorrow and...
    wishiwasabrady wishiwasabrady 41-45, M Jul 8

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    I did the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning last year and this year I'm doing the Color Run. Next year I hope to do even more 5ks!!
    aurorad19 aurorad19 13-15, F Jul 9

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    Fred Astaire! I love every single one of his movies! There is just something magical about that dancing. He makes it look effortless and takes such joy in it. And, don't get me...
    Nuovinzi Nuovinzi 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    We are told to pray for those over us that we may live a tranquil and quiet life in godliness and dignity ,,,but instead we blame and challenge every move or leaders make ,,,set up...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M Jul 13

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    So in the list of complicated relationships I've had, my sons father is one I rarely explain. At the time (2010) he and I were both separated from our spouses and he was/is...
    LynxKitty LynxKitty 36-40, F 13 Responses Jul 13

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    Me wants to get better. Meds dont work. Hospitals are bondage motels. Was getting better. But staff here was found to be jerks Am allergic. Want them gone or...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    My next tattoo is in memory of my brother, he was only 23 and got hit on his moped by a turkey truck in Lauren's. This was only a little over a month ago. The crazy thing about his...
    daddysprincess2026 daddysprincess2026 18-21, F a week ago

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    I had a bad childhood and my relationship with my family has not improved enough to be of much comfort to me. My eldest brother died a couple of months ago, and the year of his...
    SlowLo SlowLo 51-55, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I fell in love with my best bro back in freshman year. It all started over Thanksgiving and Christmas break. We started texting nonstop while both watching the "Friends" marathon...
    HappyHart5 HappyHart5 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Sometimes when I dream I become very aware of a single word or phrase. It's almost as if someone else has spoken loudly in my ear, or written the message on my heart. I wake up...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have stage 4 chronic kidney disease since last nov. Of 2013,right before Thanksgiving. And I do have couple donors to help me but I guess the hospital is still gonna take awhile...
    letsbestrong letsbestrong 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV) Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Below is a write up I have just finished compiling. Bride of Christ is to leave behind materials that will guide those who shall become believers during the tribulation period as...
    stepkamau stepkamau 36-40, M 22 hrs ago

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    Below is a write up I have just finished compiling. Bride of Christ is to leave behind materials that will guide those who shall become believers during the tribulation period as...
    stepkamau stepkamau 36-40, M 22 hrs ago

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