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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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    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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    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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    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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    Happy Thanksgiving all my fellow EPers .

    .......Gobble Gobble....
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2014

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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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    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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    I was planning on cooking

    for my family of three on thanksgiving. however, I had to cancel dinner because I can't afford buying the ingredients. I guess we will have sandwiches.
    maddie1980 maddie1980 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2014

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    Related Experiences

    I remember going for a drive. My mother and father. Being together Christmas and Thanksgiving.... Lord I wish I could go back. I'm 22. My parents separated when I was 13. It torn...
    HauntedShadows HauntedShadows 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Hi! This is my first story, but I have been reading lots on here for a while. I started gaining, unintentionally, when I was 150ish pounds. That number slowly crept up on me and 3...
    fatjigglebelly fatjigglebelly 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 5

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    WTF is up with EPeeps and holidays. This is becoming unbearable. It started with Halloween near the END OF SEPTEMBER. What are you going to be for Halloween? What's your favorite...
    Sapphic33 Sapphic33 26-30, F 8 Responses 4 days ago

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    Day 12: The Thanksgiving Treasure A young girl living in a Nebraska farm with her father and grandmother becomes friends with whom she thinks is her father's enemy. Not really...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F Jan 1

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    Friends: Louise's Quirky Sister a lady from near Albuquerque was said to be exceedingly quirky; but on the big day she cooked up, so they say, a fantastic big Thanksgiving turkey...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Jan 3

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    I Have two people I'd do this for that I still have really close to me. The first is Wako (pronounced Waco). He's a Arabian/Paint/Welsh pony. He was there when I lost the closest...
    BobTheUniPonyWakoLover BobTheUniPonyWakoLover 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I never thought my life would lead me to where I am. Never in my life did I think I would be going through something this horrible. I didn't see the jack knife curve that was...
    feelinglost84 feelinglost84 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    Be cautious of false teachers. 1 Timothy 4:1-5 Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and...
    Stigmata1 Stigmata1 26-30, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Yeah pretty much from Thanksgiving through New Year, diets become rather nonexistent. Like I'm gonna turn away my Mom's cooking she only makes once a year. Yeah, I can make it...
    Kckiss88 Kckiss88 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Well, I skirted having to spend Thanksgiving holiday with MIL. Unfortunately, reluctantly agreeing to my spouse's request to spend christmas with his mom made up for that. We...
    lolasmama lolasmama 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    Worried about my son in the hospital now for 3 months. He is young and had a massive stroke to 4 parts of his brain. A tumor was found and he will need surgery on his inner brain...
    Lorismori Lorismori 41-45, F Dec 28, 2014

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    Family, friends, food, and NO shoes Thanksgiving morning was a very early wake up for me. My mom had agreed to host a large dinner. We had family in from out of state and she...
    cm440 cm440 36-40, F 6 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I'm glad the holidays season is over. Received 2 text messages from exMM in the last month, Thanksgiving & Christmas. I assumed it's one of those group messages, doubt he'd...
    lostsoul0311 lostsoul0311 26-30, F 7 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I... I don't even now where to begin.... I am in so much pain. I suffer in silence there is no one who knows... Know one who I can talk to. Reading all of your heart wrenching...
    CastledOphillia CastledOphillia 36-40, F 5 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    My husband and I have been married 2 years and together 5. He has 2 kids, 9 & 11, both boys. When we got together, they lived an hour away from me. We got them on the weekends and...
    stepmom429 stepmom429 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    My grandpa used to be the biggest. He has a scale that saves your weight, as his read 357 pounds. Then I went home an weighed myself. I weigh more than that. Considerably a lot...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Lately, I have been wanting to hurt myself. I know where to cut myself where no one would know. I have cut myself there before and no one knew. I wake up everyday with so much...
    feelinglost84 feelinglost84 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Feeling Really Sad. It happened right around mid November that i had heard that our mom may not last the month. I was hoping she would at least get better or put on some flesh to...
    dragonfang dragonfang 51-55, M 3 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    This is from my deviantart page: First Fat Fiction: Justin's Fat Journey part 1 Justin has always been skinny compared to the people around him. He weighed 150 pounds. He had...
    tuberfan tuberfan 16-17, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Well. My birthday has passed and so has Christmas. All I really wanted was her. I just don't like confiding in other people. It would have been nice if we could have stayed friends...
    TheIdealisticRealist TheIdealisticRealist 22-25, M Dec 31, 2014

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    I was alone on Thanksgiving and Christmas. I'll be going to a New Year's party tonight at a bar alone. I'll be alone for my birthday tomorrow. Sometimes, it's hard to see positives...
    Sicarium Sicarium 36-40, M 5 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Not totally, I mean I do have feelings for some things, but I'm finding out more and more that the things I use to love and enjoy and encourage others to do still to this day I don...
    JustMe5600 JustMe5600 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 1

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    But as for me, it is good to be near God. Psalm 73:28 At the end of the Psalm there is this wonderful testimony. This Verse was the watchword for Chrstians all over the world for...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 1

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    I have started cutting. I do it in a place where I know no one will see it. I like the pain it brings. But I hate the reminder that the pain it feel means I'm still alive, even...
    feelinglost84 feelinglost84 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Birthday parties....thanksgiving dinner....Christmas day morning....my christmas comicbook presents....New Years Eve fondue....2014 So much loss Papa God.... Its like someone...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 1

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    This is my *thanksgiving* jar for all the good things, big and small miracles and blessings to come in 2015. There's already someting in it!And yours?  
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    My wife and I met in December of 1995, we were inseparable from then on until the one thing that could come between us did, on Thanksgiving Day Nov. 27,2014 at 3:43 am. So let us...
    severalanimals severalanimals 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 2

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    I just found out today. She was talking about the menu for our vacation next weekend , she said " We are having lasagna Friday and Tacos Saturday night....... Did I tell you I have...
    Rackshack Rackshack 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 2

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    I'm starting to fall for this guy. I'm 23 ad he is 29 with his life together and all. We've been talking since August, about 4 months now. Nothing has happened between us. We are...
    edpj25 edpj25 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    First let me explain that during this experience we lived in a 400 unit tract of new homes and our house was the last house on a dead end street. The I-5 Freeway was about seven...
    drivinjim drivinjim 70+, M Jan 4

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    I allowed my son to move with his dad when he was 9. He is now 16. I have not seen my son in 3 yrs now. I live in Wisconsin and my sons dad lives in Tennessee. We habe joint...
    mischa27 mischa27 36-40, F Jan 4

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    * The Ensure situation program will not just take contractors with open bond claims or disciplinary action from the license board. These bonds demand whole collateral and value...
    Aiden3693znb4 Aiden3693znb4 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. philipians 4:6 This verse helps me so much I love...
    MermaidUnderneath MermaidUnderneath 18-21, F Jan 5

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    I know some of you told me to keep you updated with my tattoos and piercings, so I will. For my tattoos, I finished my sleeve, and added one behind my right ear. I added a lot of...
    xxbucksxx xxbucksxx 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Enlighten your days with these 7 cultural concepts we don't have in the US--by Starre Varten on the Mother Nature Network. "If you want to add a new and different perspective to...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 6

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    Psalm 30 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE) Psalm 30[a] Thanksgiving for Deliverance 1 A psalm. A song for the dedication of the Temple.[b] Of David. I 2 I praise you...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 2 Responses