Thanksgiving, an interesting holiday. Celebrating the goodwill of one group, that effectively sealed their fate. But this is not a political diatribe meant to either inflame or inform. This is a discussion of family Thanksgivings of the past.
One year we traveled to Birmingham Alabama for Thanksgiving. It was to Destin Florida for the family Thanksgiving celebration. Another year we traveled to Tallahassee Florida for Thanksgiving. Many years we traveled from Cincinnati Ohio to Bloomington Indiana. Other years we traveled from Greenwood Indiana to Bloomington.
Some years we had two, even three Thanksgiving meals. Some years we had one, and then ate turkey leftovers the rest of the weekend. The images shared are of Thanksgivings past. When I was a child, we traveled to my Grandparents house for Thanksgiving, mostly going to Cambridge Wisconsin. We even traveled up the year my grandparents sold the lake house. They rented a house on the other side of the lake for a few months, and we had a family gathering there, in 1978. We played football in the yard of the house. I think that was the last full Thanksgiving gathering we had before having the new tradition started at Mom and Dad’s in Bloomington.
A holiday with many traditions. My favorite one is still watching the football games!