Grateful for a Shared Dinner

On Monday Canada celebrated Thanksgiving. Turkeys were cooked and families sat around the table to eat together. On Sunday we went over to my cousin’s for a double celebration: for his birthday as well as for Thanksgiving.

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014
Cutting the turkey. © Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

His attempt at cooking turkey was successful: it was moist and tasty. What I enjoyed most, though, was the chance we had to talk about a range of topics. I was grateful that while sharing a dinner made especially for the occasion, we had the chance to connect and talk about current issues as well as reminisce on the past .

Processed with RookieWhat have you been grateful for this week?

© Colline Kook-Chun, 2014

(Join me and share something that you have been grateful for in the past week. Link up with my post and feel free to use the badge my daughter created. )

Thank you for last week’s contributions. I enjoy reading what others are grateful for – the posts make me think of other things I am happy to have in my life. 

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19 thoughts on “Grateful for a Shared Dinner

  1. Sounds like you had a wonderful holiday, Colline. I do wish our Thanksgiving was as early as yours to the North. You know, away from Christmas and the shopping season. “Black Friday” mania is robbing our holiday of any meaning.
    I guess I would say that I’m thankful that my friends and family haven’t fallen prey to the hype and all stay home for the holiday.

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    1. I like the Thanksgiving at this time too John. It is also before Halloween and all that it brings.
      And as the shopping season approaches I begin to avoid the centers. I prefer buying gifts before the mayhem.

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  2. Sweet! Girl, that turkey is making me hungry! Great shot. 🙂 I love Thanksgiving. Ours is a month away and I am so looking forward to it. I love to cook, love to eat, love the different fragrances and spice drifting through the house and love catching up with family. Sometimes, we take a trip out of town and go up into the mountains to vacation and sight see but not this year. Sounds like you and your family had a lovely time. I’m so glad. 😉 And happy birthday to your cousin.

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