Thursday, November 22, 2007

Thankful for more than just pie

The fact that I'm actually awake right now is something of an enigma. But, why question (especially when I know I'll most likely be napping in a couple of hours as B drives me and the doogles down to SD to spend the day with his fam).

It's Thanksgiving, and this year I have a lot to be thankful for. Least of all is this apple pie, but I must admit that I'm glad it turned out as well as it appears (and smells), considering I haven't assembled an apple pie in years, and any time you make crust well, you just never really know...

All kidding (and pie) aside, I am most thankful this year for B's health. That he is here and healthy is more than enough of a reason for me to pause on this day (and every other) to count my blessings. My family and friends mean everything to me. It was an extremely stressful, frightening couple of months there- as you know. Of course you do- you were there with me every step of the way. Which is just one of the many reasons I am thankful for you. I have made so many dear friends through this little, loopy blog. You inspire me, encourage me, comfort me, and support me through your work and your words, and I cannot tell you how much you mean to me.

And to my Loopy Girls, a special shout out: Nasus- I hope you're feeling better and finding some time to relax (ie: not studying or running a bajillion miles), and enjoying your visit with K (hi, K!) and the whole K crew. Dis- I hope all is going well with all your cooking and baking. I'm so happy that you and B are able to spend the day with both of your families (hi, Stitchin' Sheep!) this year.

Happy Thanksgiving to you all!

What are you most thankful for this year?

10 comments:

Jennifer said...

I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving. I'm thankful for you Loopy girls too!

Oh, and yes, you most definitely need a wheel. ;-)

mle said...

Oh your pie looks wonderful! Yes, there is so much to be thankful for! Happy Thanksgiving!

mary said...

That's a great list of things and people to be thankful for. Thank you for the knitting and blogging camaraderie!

Nasus said...

I am thankful for my family, friends and the fact that we have so much to give to the rest of the world. Your pie looks delicious! (I'm feeling better and not running a bajillion miles in snowy Denver)

Madge said...

Happy holidays! Hope it was full of laughter and good eatin'.

And like you with B's medical stuff, I'm glad I can still see the faces of my loved ones...the smiles on the faces of friends and family, and Tom's blue eyes. Yeah, and my knitting, too!

So, how was your apple pie? It looks sinfully delish. mmm

Marnie said...

I love apple pie so so so much. Next year, I want t-day at your house :)

I'm thankful that B is doing so well, too. You can never get a gift like that too early.

Here's to many many more happy and healthy holidays, and then a bunch more.

Shelley said...

Hope you had a fantastic time. I have SO much to be thankful for that I can't even pick one. I liked reading yours though ...

Julia (MindofWinter) said...

I know! We all have so much to be grateful for! Here's to B's health! It has been awesome to see you so much lately and get in the knitting and spinning time. Your pie looks scrumptious. Your baking is heavenly - I must admit I missed having the cupcakes when I ordered them out of the house! (Maybe next time I'll keep one or two?) Hope your holiday was as great as ours.
Love, J

EDNA HART said...

Right before I go to sleep and when I wake up I always say--Thanks for my magnificent GOOD HEALTH...

Octopus Knits said...

Mmmm... your pie looks fantastic! What a great thanksgiving reflection... we're all glad for B's health.

Even though I catch the odd cold here and there (a bit more frequently than I'd like), I'm also thankful for my general good health and for my family and friends (blog friends, too!), and for my kitties. And for knitting and good food, and... you get the idea.