Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone




Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1863-1930)




  First Thanksgiving Poem

If I had been a Pilgrim child
Among the fields and forests wild
Where deer and turkey used to roam,
A cabin would have been my home
With fireplace and earthen floor
And bearskins hanging at the door.

I would have gathered berries bright
For candles fragrantly alight,
And dug for clams and picked the corn
And laid the table smooth and worn.
Or hunted nuts hard-shelled and good
And helped in any way I could,
With time to laugh and play and run
When Indian children came for fun.

And on the first Thanksgiving Day
I would have met with friends to pray
And thank the Lord for all his care
In keeping us together there.


Margaret Hillert











Norman Rockwell  (1894 - 1978)




On this Thanksgiving Day
it seems more important than ever
to count our blessings.
May God bless you and yours
with
Peace, Good Health, Prosperity and
Much Happiness.

Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone!







9 comments:

  1. Pam, For some reason, the comment section is working for me re: your blog! Have a great Thanksgiving!! Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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  2. Hope you are having a wonderful Thanksgiving; Love that Norman Rockwel scene.
    Rita

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  3. And to you and your family. So grateful for my blog friends.

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  4. Hope you had a great Thanksgiving Pam!

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  5. I love reading your posts! They always bring a smile to my face! :)

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