I remember the first Thanksgiving
I spent with Mister's family.
I was nineteen and we were engaged.
This would be the first time I would meet
his extended family and I was
nervous, wanting to make a good impression.
Mister's family was large and they were LOUD!
(my family was small and
The meal was the usual fare
one would expect for Thanksgiving,
with just one exception.
His family routinely included
homemade dumplin's as part
of their Thanksgiving meal.
I didn't know people ate
dumplin's on Thanksgiving.
Does your family do that?
I've wondered about this
for all these years.
Also, when Mister's family gathered, the
dinner conversation was quite rowdy
compared to what I was accustomed to.
I clearly remember the table-talk that day
which included a detailed
(de-tailed. Love the pun!)
update on the neighbor's
recent hemmoroid surgery.
I love family dynamics!
Let's all remember to hug our families
extra tight this Thanksgiving,
even the weird ones!
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