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Old 11-24-2006, 12:37 AM   #16
I wonder . . .
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As my children and I were studying the first Thanksgiving, one of the things that really stood out to me was that Thanksgiving feasts were held for any major triumph . . . getting through that first winter and then later on when the British were beaten off in the Revolutionary war . . .

We now do special meals for special events, but I don't think we've ever done a Thanksgiving celebration for a triumphant event in our lives. Maybe we should consider that the next time something big happens . . .
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Old 11-24-2006, 07:48 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by Elspode
Blessings to all of you. The bounty of the Earth is great, and we are indeed a privileged people.
As usual, Elspode says what we're thinking in just the right way. amen
If you would only recognize that life is hard, things would be so much easier for you.
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Old 11-24-2006, 10:16 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by CaliforniaMama
the British were beaten off in the Revolutionary war . . .
And now, going from allegedly profound to simply profane...shouldn't it have been the British who celebrated? After all, they were the ones who'd just received a manual pleasuring.
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Old 11-25-2006, 03:03 AM   #19
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Thank you! Happy Thanksgiving!
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Old 11-26-2006, 02:36 AM   #20
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