Happy Thanksgiving! (Menu and All!)


Unlike so many “netizens” who inhabit the virtual world, I have a real life – a life filled with daughters, family and real “friends”.

Tuesday I will depart my home without stairs and travel from the West coast of Florida, where the sun sets over the Gulf to the Southeast coast, where the sun rises over the Atlantic.  I will spend the holiday week with my daughters, their husbands and families.

My son in law’s mother and his family do the best Thanksgiving ever!  Menu and all!!

thanksgiving menu

I will eat too much.  I will probably drink too much.  I will smoke a few good cigars.  And I will live in the moment in real life.

It was not too long ago when my kids, my wife and I would gather with the “old timers” for the holidays.

Now I am the “old timer”.  They are where I was 35 years ago.

The procession of the living goes on.

So I will be shutting off my old desk top computer this Tuesday (I don’t own a smart phone, am not on Twitter, Instagram  or Facebook!) and leave the virtual world for an entire week.  Life will be as it once was; I’m sure the net will survive without me for a week.

Best wishes to all of you this Thanksgiving Day!


About toritto

I was born during year four of the reign of Emperor Tiberius Claudius on the outskirts of the empire in Brooklyn. I married my high school sweetheart, the girl I took to the prom and we were together for forty years until her passing in 2004. We had four kids together and buried two together. I had a successful career in Corporate America (never got rich but made a living) and traveled the world. I am currently retired in the Tampa Bay metro area and live alone. One of my daughters is close by and one within a morning’s drive. They call their pops everyday. I try to write poetry (not very well), and about family. Occasionally I will try a historical piece relating to politics. :-)
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3 Responses to Happy Thanksgiving! (Menu and All!)

  1. Have a fabulous, week, my friend!


  2. jmsabbagh says:

    Fantastic ,happy thanksgiving in advance .Jalal


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