November 22, 2007

turkey Another Thanksgiving Day is here, and it’ll be a relatively quiet one here in the Richard household. But that doesn’t mean we don’t remember and hold near and dear in our hearts this day:

* Our nation and all the freedoms we take so much for granted;
* Our families and dear friends spread across the U.S.;
* All of the Goodboys (Killer, TFG, Doggy Duval, Vegas, Possum, Goose, and Cubby) and their families;
* All those in our nation’s military who are spending their days in far-off lands serving the cause of freedom in service to our nation;
* The cancer patients at the Dana Farber, and those known to my wife and her co-workers at Senora Quest/Palo Verde Laboratory;
* Those who are spending this day either alone or without cherished loved ones for the very first time;
* The memory of President John F. Kennedy, cut down by an assassin’s bullets 43 years ago today;
* Those for whom the holidays bring a sense of loss, loneliness, or grief;
* All those who make this little outpost in the blogosphere a regular stop, and their families as well. Thanks for your visits and comments!

And finally, here’s hoping that for all of us this Thanksgiving is a day of quietly taking count of all the things we take so much for granted and surrounding ourselves – either physically or virtually – with those we love and care for.

A happy and blessed Thanksgiving to everyone from all the Goodboys and the staff 🙂 here at Goodboys Nation weblog!

Filed in: Uncategorized by The Great White Shank at 01:12 | Comments (2)
2 Comments »
  1. Well said, Shank! It’s my favorite holiday. We get caught up in the food and football, but need to be thankful for good family & friends, and all that we have. Best wishes to you and your family.

    Comment by Goose — November 26, 2007 @ 8:39 am


  2. And to yours, Goose. All the best!

    Comment by The Great White Shank — November 26, 2007 @ 9:13 pm


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