Thanksgiving is a holiday of giving thanks for our bounty of blessings and
gathering around the table with family and friends. Like most families,
we will take the opportunity to tell family stories and reminisce about
those who we are missing around the table.
The woman in this picture is my Great Grandmother Harral holding my
grandmother. Their farm was just a little over a mile from where I live
today. I would imagine that they enjoyed a home raised turkey for
their Thanksgiving dinner in the early 1900's.
By the time I met my Great Grandmother, the turkeys and apple
orchard were gone but she always had marshmallows in the
cookie jar waiting for little hands to pick for a sweet snack!
I'm thankful for the memories we have to share with others
and the opportunity to make new memories for the next generation.
from down on the dairy farm!