It was another beautiful sunny day in the south for Grandma. Today, I began my planning for our Thanksgiving dinner. This year there will be 13 of us, and I am so looking forward to seeing two of my grand babies and their mommy (my daughter) and their daddy.
Right now my memory takes me back in time to my Grandma’s house where we spent every Thanksgiving I can remember. That’s them in the picture on the left. This shot was taken in the later Fifties, I believe.
Grandma always made a wonderful meal of roast turkey and corn bread stuffing, green beans, mashed potatoes with giblet gravy and, of course, her special candied yams. Delicious.
She always made the best, I mean the best, pumpkin pie too. I’ll never forget how awful I felt the year I had a second piece of that pumpkin pie. I imagine I was about 10 or 12 and that second piece made me feel so bad, I think it was almost 20 years before I could even stand the thought of a piece of pumpkin pie. Thank goodness, this passed.
Back to the present now and I will be very busy the next couple of weeks getting ready for my most favorite company. . . my family. Hoping you have a wonderful Thanksgiving too.