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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Thanksgivings Past and Present




Hi Folks!

With Thanksgiving approaching, I had to jump on and wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving. Since it has been one month since my last post some of you may pick this up after the holidays (probably not checking everyday)...if so I hope it went well for you and your family.

My earliest memories of Thanksgivings past are ones of snow covered fields and early morning wake up calls. For a child of 7 or 8...it was a big deal to get up at 5 am with Dad and go hunting. Even though I don't hunt anymore, those Thanksgivings are etched in my memory like they were yesterday and very good memories they are.

All of us have our own Thanksgiving experiences and memories...I hope this one is everything you want it to be and you have a chance to connect with family and friends.

On a personal note, I still have to just periodically post due to having to be in 300 places at once! I will get back to my beloved blog world as soon as I can...I miss you guys and thanks for checking in.

Happy Thanksgiving,

Dan


9 comments:

DawnTreader said...

Not living in America, I do not celebrate your Thanksgiving holiday... But I wish you a good one! Good to see a glimpse of you ♥ (PS. Winter is early here this year. Snowing here again since yesterday and I think that is our third snowstorm this November. Way too early... I'm not happy about it...)

shabby girl said...

WooHoo! There you are! Hope everything is going well for you. We all miss your posts!
I'm thankful for holidays like Thanksgiving that give us a reason to gather with family & friends, and cause us to pause to consider what we're thankful for.
Hope yours is wonderful!

The Muse said...

Mr Dan...From our home to yours...
Happy Thanksgiving :)

Your astonishing imagery certainly transports and reminds us, most poignantly...
about the true meaning of the holiday.

Continue to find blessings, my talented friend :) !

_we_the_pieces_ said...

Wow, the second picture seems surreal!!

dianne said...

Pleased to see this post dear Dan, you have been missed. I hope you are keeping well and look forward to your posts when you come back to us again.
I looked up that Francoise Hardy song on Youtube that you mentioned, she was very beautiful back then and what a sweet voice.
As an Australian I don't celebrate Thanksgiving but many American people living here do.
Happy Thanskgiving to you and your family, take care dear friend.

Dianne. xoxo ♡

septembermom said...

Beautiful memories and insightful thoughts Dan. Wishing you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving!!!

Sara said...

Happy Thanksgiving Dan!

Cynthia L. H. said...

How wonderful to check in and see your post!!!
;^)
...and there in living color is your signature...capturing the amazing emotions and vivid details of life...
;^)
I miss checking in on a daily basis, too...but SOOOOO nice when I do get to...
Hugs and best wishes to you and yours!!!
;^) ;^) ;^)

Anna said...

Dan looks like you have been busy like me, lol. Beautiful thanksgiving theme here, I always enjoy and admire your art work. Well done again. Well also this is another year past for me, its going on 4th year of blogging. I dropped by to wish you happy holidays, and healthy and wealthy New Year 2011. Keep warm, at least we have to here in Canada. Anna :)