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I would like to wish everyone on WB a Happy Thanksgiving.

 

For some of us, this day takes on a religious note.  We have been blessed to have been born in (or immigrated to) the greatest country on Earth (with the noted exception of those nations others of you hold dear).  We can't help but see the hand of providence in all of this; personally, nationally, historically, and worldly.

 

George Washington was such a man who understood these blessings... see his Thanksgiving Proclamation, 3 October 1789 which is a must read IMO.

 

 

For others, this day has no religious connotations, but is still an opportunity to be thankful for what they have; family, friends, and prosperity.  No one holds a monopoly on thankfulness.

 

There is the historical tradition of the pilgrims celebrating their first harvest and inviting an Indian chief and his men to join them about 400 years ago.  Since then, the idea of a day of thanksgiving has been celebrated widely (in communities and states); but not as a nation... until the Civil War, under Abraham Lincoln.  After that, Presidential proclamations did the trick (every year) until Thanksgiving was made a national holiday in 1941 (by President Franklin Roosevelt).

 

Me?  I have a lot to be grateful for.... Family, Friends, Prosperity, Health, Protection, Freedom, Faith, Community, Upbringing, Independence, Forgiveness, Job, Opportunity, Hunting, Fishing, Dogs, Daily Bread, Grace, Home and Hearth...

 

Here is hoping your list is as long and bountiful...

Comments

Tamara Wilhite Added Nov 21, 2018 - 6:08pm
Have a blessed holiday.
TreeParty Added Nov 21, 2018 - 6:19pm
I want to turkeyback on your wish of a Happy Thanksgiving! to all. We do have a great deal to be thankful for. Make the most of it, and be charitable to the less fortunate...
Jeff Michka Added Nov 21, 2018 - 7:03pm
Won't you have some migrants to hate on Tday, TraitorLynn?  If not migrants to hate, you do have some folks with brown skin near by you can hate instead.  Enjoy your hatreds, TraitorLynn.  Happy holiday. 
Liberal1 Added Nov 21, 2018 - 7:04pm
Back at'cha.
Dino Manalis Added Nov 21, 2018 - 7:06pm
 Happy Thanksgiving!  It should be a daily routine to give thanks to everyone and everything!  All the Best!
opher goodwin Added Nov 21, 2018 - 7:23pm
Cheers Tex. Well I too know I'm very grateful to have been born and to live in the greatest country on the planet.
Have a good day all my American friends.
I am thankful every day for family and friends and the life I have had. Wouldn't swap it!
Morgoth Added Nov 21, 2018 - 7:42pm
Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving, Lynn, you and your family.
 
I always love this time of year.  Football, the kids started getting excited about Christmas, turkey and dressing (though I have to be careful how much of that I eat!!!!), spending time with family, all these things and more make me feel happy and content.  For a little bit I can put the world away and look forward to happy times.
TexasLynn Added Nov 21, 2018 - 8:18pm
Thanks all for the best wishes...
 
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Tree Party >> Make the most of it, and be charitable to the less fortunate...
 
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Jeff Michka >> Enjoy your hatreds, TraitorLynn.  Happy holiday.
 
You too Jeff... you too... :)
 
Every time I see a squirrel, I’m going to yell “Run Jeff run!” :)
 
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Dino >> It should be a daily routine to give thanks to everyone and everything!
 
Amen. :)
 
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Opher >> Well I too know I'm very grateful to have been born and to live in the greatest country on the planet.
 
See?  When we least expect it; something in common. :)
 
Opher >> Have a good day all my American friends.
 
Same to all you foreigners too. :)  Even California. :)
 
Opher >> I am thankful every day for family and friends and the life I have had. Wouldn't swap it!
 
Amen. :)
 
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JK >> I always love this time of year. 
 
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  Less commercial than Christmas... though the assault on that is constant.  I make a point to do NOTHING related to Christmas until after Thanksgiving.
 
Family, friends, hunting season, football (just trying to make my fantasy playoffs), the food and spirits... I love it. :)
 
Enjoy!
Flying Junior Added Nov 21, 2018 - 8:33pm
Happy Thanksgiving Lynn.  I'm sure that you are brining a twenty-five pound turkey or getting ready to deep-fry a turkey or some such manner of Texas excess!  Maybe smoking eight turkeys in the smokehouse?  Wild turkey hunt?
 
I do Tulsa-style pumpkin pies and succotash with red pepper, honey and butter.  Of course we buy a huge, expensive liberal elite style turkey that costs seventy dollars from Whole Foods!  Mrs. Junior does mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy and sweet potatoes with marshmallows.  The kids are doing the green bean casserole, Mom did the cranberry dressing.  And I ordered a fancy-schmancy blueberry pie fresh baked from a French bakery.
 
But it's all about family and good friends!  All the best.
 
If anybody needs the recipe for South Carolina style sweet potato pie I could probably find it.  Aunt Clara's recipe for pumpkin pie is a secret.

Marty Koval Added Nov 21, 2018 - 8:42pm
TexasLynn:
Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see how Blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another
 
Colossians 3:17 - 17 And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
 
Blessings for you and your family on Thanksgiving.
 
TexasLynn Added Nov 21, 2018 - 9:22pm
Sorry Jeff... that last one was over the line.  Repost it with just the first part.  The dried cat turds was hilarious... I would have given great odds you were a cat person.
FacePalm Added Nov 21, 2018 - 9:23pm
Tex-
I'm grateful, first, that you wrote an article about thanksgiving, which gives, of itself, the opportunity for others to also give thanks.
 
i have read that if your prayer can only consist of 2 words, "Thank you" would suffice.
 
i currently have little prosperity, but have much to be grateful for, nonetheless.  Expressing appreciation for the little things creates an atmosphere; after all, to God, we are certainly "little things."  Or as Hendrix put it, "but in the eyes of God - we're all children to Him" for the more secular-minded, perhaps.
 
"What is man, that you think of him, or the son of man, that you care for him?"
 
It's a matter of perspective.  If you've ever taken a flight, you can readily see how small we truly are, though we may think ourselves great, from time to time.
 
"'Though you mount up with wings like eagles, from there will i bring you down,' sayeth the Lord,"  Humility is always key, and the "attitude of gratitude" an essential component of that.
 
Even though i don't generally care much for Paul, every now and then one can discern a lovely and congruent-to-Christ sentiment from him, like "give thanks in all circumstances," maybe especially when the ones you're currently experiencing are not-quite-so-good.  Everyone is generally happy when things are going well; that's easy!  To give thanks in less-than-pleasant to absolutely horrible circumstances takes some stones.  Paul was often lashed, beaten, imprisoned, in shackles, cold, and miserable - yet he continued to give thanks.  Not saying anyone should follow HIS example(far better to follow that of  Christ), but Paul had some serious karmic debt to work out that most of the rest of us do not.
Marty Koval Added Nov 21, 2018 - 9:36pm
Jeff Michka:
 
I saw your response before it was deleted and Texas Lynn did the right thing by deleting it. Keep these two Bible scriptures in mind:
 
Proverbs 17:13 - 13 Evil will never leave the house of one who pays back evil for good.
 
Ephesians 4:29 - 29 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.
Jeff Michka Added Nov 21, 2018 - 9:39pm
You still remind me of a dried cat turd.  You planning to take your dogs for a wok before family dinner, TraitorLynn, ace rightist hypocrite?  Remember TraitorLynn, Geezus loves you, and wants to help position that bible next to that turkey previously inserted....inserted where most of TraitorLynn's thoughts come from. 
Leroy Added Nov 21, 2018 - 9:45pm
It will be my son's first Thanksgiving.  I am thankful that we are all together at last.  My son was supposed to be an Indian in a Thanksgiving play.  He looked the part with the mohawk his mother gave him.  I suppose the school thought better of the idea.  They recited Bible verses instead.  
 
I will be thankful with Jeff uses paragraphs again.
 
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!
TexasLynn Added Nov 21, 2018 - 9:49pm
LMAO... OK, Jeff :)... It's right on the edge, but I'll leave this one up.  Enjoy your holiday.  My "thoughts" are with you and yours. :)
TexasLynn Added Nov 21, 2018 - 9:57pm
FJ >> I'm sure that you are brining a twenty-five pound turkey or getting ready to deep-fry a turkey...
 
There's another way?
 
FJ >> Wild turkey hunt?
 
My little corner of Texas is slim in the turkey department.  I will be hunting white-tail deer and wild pigs every day... a few bushy tails (squirrels) as I get a chance.
 
FJ >> I do Tulsa-style pumpkin pies and succotash with red pepper, honey and butter.  Of course we buy a huge, expensive liberal elite style turkey that costs seventy dollars from Whole Foods! Mrs. Junior does mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy and sweet potatoes with marshmallows.  The kids are doing the green bean casserole, Mom did the cranberry dressing.  And I ordered a fancy-schmancy blueberry pie fresh baked from a French bakery.
 
Sounds delicious.  I love the fact that various families and regions have their own food traditions.
 
Here we'll have Fried turkey, glazed ham, chicken dressing (with giblet gravy and cranberry sauce.), candied yams, green bean casserole.  Various deserts, but primarily the State Pie of Texas (home made with Blue Bell Ice Cream). :)
 
Whole Foods?  Never heard of it. :)  If somebody hasn't shot a turkey (out of country for us), we'll try to sneak into Walmart in the middle of the night (to hide our shame) and buy one. :)  If we notice a neighbor doing the same thing, the unspoken rule is to not see or speak to each other.
 
FJ >> If anybody needs the recipe for South Carolina style sweet potato pie I could probably find it.
 
Actually, I would be interested in that.  If it's not too hard... why don't you share it here?
 
Sweet potatoes pie is my 2nd favorite pie. 
 
Memaw's Tea Cakes (Yankees call them Snicker-doodles)
 
2 eggs
3/4 cup sugar
2/3 cup oil
2 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
 
♦ Heat oven to 400 degrees
♦ Mix eggs, sugar, oil, and vanilla thoroughly
♦ Stir in remaining ingredients (best of a wooden spoon is used)
♦ Drop dough by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto an ungreased baking sheet
♦ Flatten with the greased bottom of a glass dipped in sugar
♦ Bake 8 to 10 minutes
 
FJ >> Aunt Clara's recipe for pumpkin pie is a secret.
 
Well, we wouldn’t want you to get in trouble, now, would we. :)
 
Pumpkin is good... especially if it's a cushaw. :)
 
My grandmother (with my aunt's help) self-published a recipe book (with family stories) years ago.  It is something the whole family cherishes.  (The recipe above would be the crown jewel of that book).
 
FJ >> But it's all about family and good friends!  All the best.
 
It is... best to you and yours.
TexasLynn Added Nov 21, 2018 - 9:58pm
Marty, thank you for the bible verse.  Colossians 3:17 is one of my favorites and one by which I try to conduct myself.  Paul nailed it.
 
As I stated, we Christians associate this holiday very much with our faith... Washington (if one reads the linked proclamation) obviously shared that association as have many great Americans.
 
Still we should not try to claim it exclusively for ourselves.  Let our secular brothers have a taste of our joy. :)
 
Marty >> The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another.
 
Yes... at least that's the way it should be.  More and more commercialism sneaks in with the black Friday stuff.  It's not something I'm that fond of.
 
Marty >> Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see how Blessed and how workable the Christian system is.
 
Hmmmm... If they're not seeing that every day... then we're not doing it right are we. :)  We are poor reflectors of the glory of Christ... but we try.
Bill H. Added Nov 21, 2018 - 10:08pm
 
And also, a Happy Thanksgiving to you, Sir!
Happy Turkey Day to all of you turkeys, lol! All kidding aside, ya' all have a safe and happy holiday!
TexasLynn Added Nov 21, 2018 - 10:31pm
FaceP >> I'm grateful, first, that you wrote an article about thanksgiving, which gives, of itself, the opportunity for others to also give thanks.
 
Yeah... glad I pulled the trigger on it.
 
Face P >> i have read that if your prayer can only consist of 2 words, "Thank you" would suffice.
 
Who said/wrote that!  I haven't heard that before and think that is genius!  I'll certainly be repeating it soon.
 
Face P >> i currently have little prosperity, but have much to be grateful for, nonetheless.
 
Sorry to hear that.  Prosperity is a bit relative.  I don't make near the income I did in Houston... but I'm much, much, happier now than I was then (not that I was miserable).  I pray (literally) you are blessed in this and many other ways.
 
Face P >> Expressing appreciation for the little things creates an atmosphere; after all, to God, we are certainly "little things." 
 
There is a bit of a paradox there.  In comparison we are infinitesimal... yet we know our worth to Him by the price He paid.
 
Face P >> Or as Hendrix put it, "but in the eyes of God - we're all children to Him" for the more secular-minded, perhaps.
 
No man or ideology has a monopoly on thankfulness. 
 
Face P >> "'Though you mount up with wings like eagles, from there will i bring you down,' sayeth the Lord,"  Humility is always key, and the "attitude of gratitude" an essential component of that.
 
Yes, part of being thankful is the process of humility.  God humbled himself and served so that we might inherit everything.  He shows us what he values above all.
 
Face P >> Even though i don't generally care much for Paul...
 
Yes, I understand your opinion on Paul, I'm not so tough on Paul, but I can certainly agree with the sentiment that we are not to follow Paul (or Peter, or any other man); but both men would agree with you... I suspect.
 
There used to be a bumper sticker in Christian circles which read "Don't follow me.  Follow the One I'm following." :)
 
We are certainly called to give praise and be grateful in good times and bad.  We've all had opportunities to do that and succeed and fail as is our nature.  Paul, (and all the apostles) should be a good example in doing that.  I've been reading Acts lately and just read at the end of Chapter 5 when the apostles were whipped for teaching Christ... and... rejoiced for suffering on His account.
 
And you're right about the karmic debt Paul had to deal with.  I can only imagine that weight upon his soul.  There was a movie about Paul not too long ago, that really concentrated on that aspect of his life.
 
Thanks for the contribution to the subject.  God bless you and yours.
TexasLynn Added Nov 21, 2018 - 10:33pm
Leroy >> It will be my son's first Thanksgiving. I am thankful that we are all together at last.
 
I can only imagine the joy you and your wife are experiencing with this and other "firsts"!  Enjoy... you can't help but feel blessed and thankful when kids are involved. :)
 
Leroy >> My son was supposed to be an Indian in a Thanksgiving play.  He looked the part with the mohawk his mother gave him. 
 
THAT would have been awesome!
 
Leroy >> I suppose the school thought better of the idea.  They recited Bible verses instead.
 
Well... even that was a bit brave in this day and age.  I'd give them a pass for the ill decision on the play.
 
Leroy >> I will be thankful with Jeff uses paragraphs again.
 
Again?  I think he once told me his keyboard was broken. 
 
Leroy >> Happy Thanksgiving to everyone!
 
Yes...
Koshersalaami Added Nov 22, 2018 - 12:16am
Jeff M,
Do us a favor and let the man wish us a Happy Thanksgiving. 
 
Have a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving, y’all.
FacePalm Added Nov 22, 2018 - 12:41am
Tex-
"Who said that?"
 
Meister Eckhardt, 13th century Christian mystic.
 
Link is to Oprah interview, 1:01 long.
 
Don't know if you'd be interested in what the mystics have to teach, but one can learn a very great deal from them.  Eckhardt is a particularly rich vein of spiritual gold to explore, ala the Proverb which states (probably paraphrased, since from memory): "Do you see one who is wise?  Wear out his doorstep!"(and etc.)
FacePalm Added Nov 22, 2018 - 1:03am
FJ-
Wild turkey hunt?
 
I shot my first turkey ever this year;
 
 
...scared the bejabers out of everyone in the frozen food section, though...
Morgoth Added Nov 22, 2018 - 1:14am
@Leroy:
”It will be my son's first Thanksgiving.”
 
Congratulations.  Cherish him while he is little, Leroy.  The time goes by too quick.  
Leroy Added Nov 22, 2018 - 1:25am
"Again?  I think he once told me his keyboard was broken."
 
He once blessed one of my articles with a paragraph.
Leroy Added Nov 22, 2018 - 1:34am
"Well... even that was a bit brave in this day and age.  I'd give them a pass for the ill decision on the play."
 
Seeing that it is a church-based K4, it doesn't take any bravery.
 
"Congratulations.  Cherish him while he is little, Leroy.  The time goes by too quick."
 
Thanks, Jeffrey.  That is my intention.  I missed too much of his earlier years. 
Morgoth Added Nov 22, 2018 - 1:51am
I confess I struggle with my children getting older.  They no longer want hugs as much as they used to, nor do they want to hold my hand like they did when they were younger.  When they do it makes me happy.
 
I love this time of year because it is an excuse to get them things.  My wife as well.  It’s just different than any other time of year.  Frankly it reminds me of when I was a kid.
 
 
Flying Junior Added Nov 22, 2018 - 2:35am
Aunt Clara's Pumpkin Pie
 
Mix together:
 
5 eggs
1 can (29 oz.) pumpkin
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 cups whole milk
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
3/4 tsp. ground ginger
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1/2 tsp. rounded of ground nutmeg
 
Mix thoroughly with electric mixer if possible.  Makes two nine-inch pies.  Bake for 50-60 minutes at 425 degrees or until done.
 
When pies are done there may still be a small amount of filling in the center that isn't set yet, but you can tell when the edges of the custard pull away from the crust.  For crustless custard subtract 5 minutes.  The middle that isn't quite finished will continue to cook when taken out of the oven.


Flying Junior Added Nov 22, 2018 - 2:46am
Sheria's Sweet Potato Pie
 
1 pound sweet potatoes, (white is nice for appearance)
1/2 cup (4 oz.) softened butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
2 eggs (lightly beaten)
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
 
Boil the potatoes in their skin until soft.  Run under cold water.  Take off the skin and break into pieces in a bowl with the butter.  Mix by hand.  Stir in remaining ingredients.
Makes one nine-inch pie.  Bake at 350 degrees for 55-60 minutes
 
This turns out nice.  However it is quite sweet and rich.  Most people would be happy to substitute whole milk for sweetened condensed milk.  Sweet tooth?  Add red hots candies.
 
Well... time to take my pies out of the oven.  Happy Thanksgiving to all.



Koshersalaami Added Nov 22, 2018 - 8:56am
Jeffrey,
I had a son with cerebral palsy who died at seventeen. He was intellectually fine but very handicapped physically, the result being that he didn’t spend independent time with peers - even in school, he always had an aide. Because peer pressure never became an issue, he never stopped being physically affectionate. There weren’t very many benefits to cerebral palsy but every once in a while there would be an unexpected one. 
Morgoth Added Nov 22, 2018 - 9:41am
My oldest son is autistic, KS.  Intellectually he is fine but he struggles socially.  He is high functioning but can be a chore.  There are days I struggle mightily with what will become of him and worry a great deal.
 
I’m sorry that you lost your son at such an early age.  Best wishes to you and yours.
Steel Breeze Added Nov 22, 2018 - 11:14am
Have a good one!....for me,its beer and football,good enuff.......
BTW,i just re-watched the 85 Bears 44-0 pounding of the Cowboys.....ahh,does this ol heart good,lol...
Morgoth Added Nov 22, 2018 - 11:30am
Getting ready to put on the Lions-Bears game.
Koshersalaami Added Nov 22, 2018 - 12:40pm
You have to watch a taped baseball game to get Lions and Tigers and Bears
Stone-Eater Added Nov 22, 2018 - 1:08pm
Have a nice party you all, although I have no idea to whom and what you thank for :-)
TexasLynn Added Nov 22, 2018 - 4:17pm
Leroy >> He (Michka) once blessed one of my articles with a paragraph.
 
I guess it's just one of those miracles one has to see to believe. :)  Here's to the hope we share...
 
Leroy >> Seeing that it is a church-based K4, it doesn't take any bravery.
 
See... that's what I get for assuming.  A public school doing that didn't sound quite right.
 
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Steel B >> ...just re-watched the 85 Bears 44-0 pounding of the Cowboys.....ahh,does this ol heart good,lol...
 
Many Texans would take great exception to that particular dig. :)  Me?  I'm an Oilers/Texans fan.  They are my 2nd favorite team.  My favorite team is... whoever's playing the Cowboys. :)  I had three college roommates who were Cowboys fans.  The experience was so traumatic my ambivalence toward that particular franchise was forever corrupted. :)
 
Of course, I’m always rooting for the “Angry Heisenbergs”; my fantasy football team.  “We are the danger.” :)
 
Just finished the Lion-Bears game... by the time the Cowboys play... I'll be in a deer stand.
 
Enjoy the football...   I’ll catch up after dark-thirty.
 
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SE >> Have a nice party you all, although I have no idea to whom and what you thank for :-)
 
Be thankful towards those who have loved you and done well by you.  For some of us, that includes (if not focuses on) a higher power; for all of us that includes family and friends.
 
So, thank YOU, SE... Now go "pay it forward" as we Christians like to say. :)
Morgoth Added Nov 22, 2018 - 4:30pm
@TexasLynn:
”Me?  I'm an Oilers/Texans fan.  They are my 2nd favorite team.  My favorite team is... whoever's playing the Cowboys. :)“
 
Hey!!!!  Me, too!!!!!!!!
 
LOL
 
I grew up in Houston, I never, ever, ever root for the cowboys.
Jeff Jackson Added Nov 22, 2018 - 6:23pm
Thanks for the recipes. I didn't know this was a foodie website, but then, we share many things that make us happy and certainly, nice food is one of them. Happy Thanksgiving to all.
TexasLynn Added Nov 22, 2018 - 7:28pm
TexasLynn >> by the time the Cowboys play... I'll be in a deer stand.
 
Talking about blessed... took my nephew deer hunting.  We got to watch a six point buck for ten or fifteen minutes.  He got to practice getting his gun up nice and quite and scoping him out...
 
The deer wasn't legal to shoot, but it was good practice and a memorable hunt.  We talked about not moving when the deer's head was up and alert.  We talked about waiting until the deer was in a good position for a clean shot.  A perfect situation to prepare for the next time, when the deer legal.  :)
Doug Plumb Added Nov 23, 2018 - 6:05am
I am thankful for the freedoms that we have in the West, but not thankful toward the ignorant who have no inclination to preserve or protect the West and its common law.
Leroy Added Nov 23, 2018 - 9:26am
I grateful for the blue skies and crisp but not cold weather we had yesterday as we spent time with my sisters' families on the farm.   Most of the usual elderly guests were there as well.  They always have interesting stories to tell, even if they are repeats.  One was missing this time around.  She suffers from dementia.  Last Thanksgiving may have been her last.
 
One of my sisters and her husband are masters of the pellet grill.  It was an outstanding feast.  After feasting, I took the bundled up kids for a few circles around the farm in the back of the Polaris.  I suppose I am too cautious; they kept screaming, "Faster! Faster!"  The clear waxing gibbousness near full moon was a bonus in the evening.
Koshersalaami Added Nov 23, 2018 - 10:27am
I spent most of my (post-childhood) life around Washington, DC. As you can imagine, I have never been a Cowboys fan either. It would be heresy.
 
Though I’ve seen worse heresy. I moved from Maryland to Indiana at one point, before the Ravens had won their first Super Bowl. That meant I couldn’t be a Colts fan. I do business with too many people in the Baltimore area, where the Baltimore Colts Marching Band is probably still in existence. The Colts departure was the most traumatic sports departure since the Dodgers left Brooklyn. 
James Travil Added Nov 23, 2018 - 4:30pm
I hope everyone enjoyed the holiday, it was pretty relaxed in my neck of the woods. This is my favorite time of the year, from Halloween to Christmas, to me it's all about family and friends. What could be better? 
Jeff Michka Added Nov 23, 2018 - 6:46pm
Family, friends and neighbors , that's "better" to make the holidays as you say, James.  TratorLynn even had Mexican flies imported so he could tear their wings off.  What could be more meaningfu to ol Traitor?
FacePalm Added Nov 24, 2018 - 12:02am
Glad you wrote that, James.
Did you happen to know that Nov. 1 is "All Saints Day"?
Ryan Messano Added Nov 24, 2018 - 12:28am
Speaking of the devil, Travil, Michka, and Facepalm all show up.
 
I’m thankful for discernment, to understand Facepalm is a non-punctuation-using Vidkun Quisling.
 
Too bad for you, Facepalm, you fake Christian.  At least Travil and Michka are open about their wicked ways, you pretend to be an angel of light while celebrating devils.

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