Here are scenes from last Thanksgiving. This year will be bittersweet without the presence of my mother. Who would have thought that we would have to reflect and be thankful for the 94+ years she had on this Earth never expecting that she would not be present with us to celebrate in 2013.
Tables set awaiting guests.
My youngest sister Marie makes her special salad dressing.
Enjoying the campfire and appetizers outside.
My oldest sister Bonnie (right) and I carve the bird.
Food is ready served buffet style. Mom is there on the left.
Taking our places to eat.
This year my oldest brother is hosting.