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Thanksgiving 2007

We were a small group this year, down 14 to 5, but that didn't dampen our enthusiasm for food and fun.

What a glorious day it was, topping out in the low 60s and not a drop of rain (as the weathermen had predicted). We headed out to the lawn with Heather's delicous hors d'ouevres and our Bloody Marys, to play boules.

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A confident Heather and Patrick take on Chrissy and Dad

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Dad shows off his bocci style

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Chrissy is next

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She even tries to "help" the opposition

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But Pat sticks to his own game plan.

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The group under the Japanese Maple

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Then it was on to the food: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry relish, peas and parsnips....parsnips? The chickens loved them.

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Heather helps herself to cranberry relish.

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Tryptophan starts to kick in...

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And then comes down like a sledge hammer...

We couldn't handle pumpkin pie after our meal, so we decided to wait. We waited til 8:00! Even then, it was hard to find room.

It was a fun day and Pat and Chrissy decided to leave Friday morning on the train so we were able to extend their visit (not sure we could have made the waddle to the station in the evening anyway!).


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