Family Album: Thankful

We are usually in NYC for Thanksgiving but changed it up this year. Turns out there is so much to be thankful for on either coast. With a road trip to the OC and San Diego and then turkey day in Santa Barbara we were grateful to check in with almost all the family.

Nothing makes the CE happier than a ride in the Duffy.


Except maybe for spending time with these kiddos…


Fireside dinner with Tina, John and the girls:


Fun to watch these cutest ever gym rats:



And then Evie took the show on the road to San Diego where she crushed it at her very first State gymnastics competition:



So happy to have Taylor and Angie with us for Thanksgiving:


And Phyllis with her friend, Rachel:


It’s not exactly Central Park but I couldn’t complain about the view on my Thanksgiving morning walk:


The only downside is that we left Daniel to his own devices in NYC, and he decided to go SKYDIVING! Ack! Of all the things I am grateful for this week, I am most thankful that I didn’t know about that until after it was over.


I can’t imagine why he couldn’t just come home where it’s a thrill a minute. Why, just yesterday, we saw the chickens cross the driveway:


Life is good. Love to all.













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Empty nester searching for meaning of life through the occasional chicken epiphany.
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4 Responses to Family Album: Thankful

  1. dizzyguy says:

    Wonderful Thanksgiving here in CA. Lots of family, seen more easily by short (non-airplane) trips. As usual, the CCL nails it in terms of conveying the experience, leaving a person with very little to work with. So my filler piece is that later on that day, after the chickens crossed the driveway, Cody Cat had himself a nice afternoon snack of 1/3 can of Fancy Feast. I believe that completes it. Happy Thanksgiving to all!

  2. citymama says:

    so grateful for all of our thanksgivings together. life IS good. XO

  3. Jean Gutsche says:

    Beautiful, precious family moments. Thanks for sharing! Xoxo

  4. Jessica says:

    I fondly remember the many Thanksgivings we spent together in SB as well! Glad to hear the traditions continue with your wonderful family.

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