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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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    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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    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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    Happy Thanksgiving all my fellow EPers .

    .......Gobble Gobble....
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2014

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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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    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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    Last week Americans celebrated their festival

    of Thanksgiving but we should all celebrate thanksgiving every single day. Even when we have problems we should remember there is always somebody who has got bigger problems than you do and so you should be thankful for what you have Even people like Syrian refugees, they...
    hereisme hereisme 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28, 2015

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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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    Today is thanksgiving,

    which means family coming over, stuffing my face with food, and saying halfhearted what I'm thankful fors that no one actually puts thought into. Thanksgiving is overlooked to often, because people don't realize what there actually taking for granted. I want everyone to have a...
    19khorner 19khorner 13-15, F Nov 26, 2015

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    For my fellow Americans.

    .. Thanksgiving is an odd holiday. Many people get 2 days off work for a holiday that's meaning has long since been lost. What do we do on Thanksgiving? We over-eat. We often get together with our disfunctional families for an uncomfortable reunion. We watch the Macy's parade...
    Walkalone9000 Walkalone9000 51-55, F 4 Responses Nov 23, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    You leave me so frustrated because you will not listen to me, nor believe me. All the lies, leaves me enveloped in pain and grief, then left to deal with it.I've never lied to you...
    Grace2U Grace2U 66-70, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I don't make my teen boys spend much time on Christmas, Easter, or Thanksgiving with me; however, I'll be damned if I will not have those boys by my side each and every year they...
    JeweledGypsy JeweledGypsy 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I really don't want to care about anyone anymore, but it's so hard to not get attached to someone. I had Ryan for 9 1/2 months before he died near my birthday I had Gavin then he...
    Atljjay Atljjay 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I used to believe that a ham was an animal. You know, you've got your chickens, your roosters, your hens, your hams... I only learned that it came from a pig sometime in High...
    AprilRobertaLudgate AprilRobertaLudgate 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When I was a teenager if you asked me who my best friend was, that was simple, it was my dad. I loved to hang out with him. We would play Scrabble, go to baseball games, or just...
    mnmsmom98 mnmsmom98 31-35 2 days ago

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    I love to cook. I can honestly say I'm an amazing cook. I'm a cooking school drop out but I'm still truly passionate about the food I prepare. I have a cookbook collection that is...
    Cowrie35 Cowrie35 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    So I grew up in Texas where all different races were around me and we were all friends even though I was a loner but that's not the point. So when I was little I used to get so mad...
    Rhea03811 Rhea03811 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I've been dating my girlfriend that I totally love and adore for almost a year and a half, and we've gone through a few rough patches like everyone does, but have always been able...
    samanthagtg samanthagtg 56-60, T 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Fix It With Philippians 4:6 “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of...
    WynterSolstice WynterSolstice 36-40, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    There was one person that I met on my first job. A person whom become my friend, best friend, partner in all the crazy stuffs that I do. Every day we had exchanges of messages...
    stunnedprincess stunnedprincess 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Farewell Mahlon Chapter 3: May 2011 “Why does your room have two beds in it? You got a roommate or something?” Deirdre took two steps into my bedroom before stopping to look...
    HellenicinHouston HellenicinHouston 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    I haven't been spanked since Thanksgiving and that is a record, so maybe it was just time. I have been cutting accross our neighbor's property as a shortcut, which they don't mind...
    ashannon18 ashannon18 13-15, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I hate funks. I really do. I know they only creep around when I allow them to seep into my mind and tarnish all the pretty thoughts and memories I have up there. I wish I wasn't so...
    MsJessicaRabbit MsJessicaRabbit 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    OPEN HEAVENS FELLOWSHIP DAILY DEVOTION JOY IS ACTIVATED IN GOD'S PRESENCE Psalms 16:11 (NET ) You lead me in the path of life; I experience absolute joy in your presence...
    ganyoji ganyoji 22-25, F Jan 27

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    I'm a survivor of molestation. One of my children is a rape survivor. I didn't find out until two days before Thanksgiving and that is when my world came crashing down on me. I...
    Arubaskies Arubaskies 41-45, F 12 Responses Jan 26

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    SO PISSED OFF. My period always gets here at the wrong damn times. I've gotten it on my birthday, on Christmas Eve, Thanksgiving, and now got it when I have made plans with my...
    ghostofthesun ghostofthesun 22-25, F Jan 21

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    The last time I posted I had just started college and was talking about how I was wearing socks without shoes all over campus. I’m still doing that, and I’ve even gotten a...
    robwearssox robwearssox 18-21, M Jan 21

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    I haven't been here in a long time but Me and my ex boyfriend have been single since May , we've been on and off on trying to fix us and get back together ( he always comes back to...
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    Me and my ex boyfriend have been single since May , we've been on and off on trying to fix us and get back together ( he always comes back to me) he's talked to servals girls and...
    Madelinex24 Madelinex24 18-21, F Jan 20

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    During Lenten season, I'm primarily Vegan. After Easter, I'm primarily Vegetarian. Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas, I eat basically everything in sight. New Year's to Lent, I don...
    PassiveActivist PassiveActivist 70+, F Jan 19

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    I think my significant other has Aspergers. He is 55. He thinks his differences are because he was the only child of divorced parents. The mention of Aspergers sends him into a...
    Rivercheryl Rivercheryl 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    If you consider twelve years "much" younger, that is. Our ages are, me: 44, him:32. To me, the disparity in years does not constitute an insurmountable obstacle, as our...
    afreimann afreimann 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    My boyfriend Jamie means the world to me.... we met in high school, we weren't really all that close and we didn't really hang out that I can remember... but he was there for me...
    LostInLife1116 LostInLife1116 26-30, F Jan 17

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    I got my sister in law Brenna pregnant and found this site as I feel I simply need to get things off my chest a bit and cannot really discuss this in my realm. Basically, I married...
    Foxnsox111 Foxnsox111 31-35, M 6 Responses Jan 16

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    I got my sister in law Brenna pregnant and found this site as I feel I simply need to get things off my chest a bit and cannot really discuss this in my realm. Basically, I married...
    Foxnsox111 Foxnsox111 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    I got my sister in law Brenna pregnant and found this site as I feel I simply need to get things off my chest a bit and cannot really discuss this in my realm. Basically, I married...
    Foxnsox111 Foxnsox111 31-35, M 8 Responses Jan 16

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    Hi, I'm new to this site to vent a bit. Hoping someone can help me explain to my husband that I did not get married to take care of his kids and do all the things he does not want...
    kdundy kdundy 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 13

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    My friend stood me up at the gym. Didn't respond to my text either. Not a big deal but atleast let me know why.Texts me back 9 hours later with a picture of his dog and asking...
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