"Gather ye rose-buds while ye may." Robert Herrick

"Gather ye rose-buds while ye may." Robert Herrick

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Friends, Romans, countrymen...y'all. Foodies, gardeners, artists and collectors - let's gather together to share and possibly learn a thing or two in the mix.

Donna Baker

Saturday, November 30, 2013

After Thanksgiving


This is what I feel like after the Thanksgiving production - an old, weathered and dried up piece of driftwood.  Yes, we were all together again for another year.  For that, I am thankful. 

Guess who, for the first time in her life, braved the crowds that evening to save $650.00?  Let me just tell you, it was World War Z. News accounts do not do it justice. I had my son-in-law in front of me and my son behind me.  Both tall, strapping guys, I don't know if I'd have made it by myself.  I've never seen anything like it, but hey, I did save $650.00 on a laptop and two 60" televisions.  I was a blithering idiot afterward.  Parker and Katie, Erin and Terry better like their gifts.

6 comments:

  1. Yer a betta man than I am, Gunga Din.

    Wow. That evening brawl must be something to behold---not that I ever will, by choice. But I do believe that my shopping gene got left out at birth, and if not for Lane Bryant catalogs, I'd not have a rag in my closet.

    But what a coup! Your chillum are going to be ecstatic, I'll bet. Well, maybe not SURPRISED, but really happy with those terrific gifts.

    Glad you had such a terrific Thanksgiving, and hope you're recovered. As for Christmas, you can rest on the fact that it's all smooth sledding after braving STORES on that night.

    rachel,

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  2. Brave soul, you!!! Nice gifts you're giving!

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  3. HEY DONNA! Oh dear, let me tell you, we were out on Friday and yesterday, and I just wanted to go home. But I did get a good deal on a skirt and jeans, so I'm happy! But what a wild world out there; that's why I enjoy musing on the ethereal, for which I am so happy you came to read. Wishing you a peaceful and meaningful gathering of love. Anita

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  4. HAH! I love it. I know I feel like an old piece of driftwood more and more of late. Well, you are braver than I.On the news it looked like the Bull run in Barcelona, what a mess! I would not venture forth even to save 650.. I just buy everything online instead.

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  5. Lol! Oh my gosh … I don't think I've ever done that. I would like to keep my faith in humanity and that might shake me to my core!!!! ;) I am happy you survived!
    Nice driftwood, by the way.

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  6. Dear Donna - you were so brave - not only having the big Thanksgiving gathering but the shopping - much braver than I. Lady you have stamina!! Hope you have a beautiful week.

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