Six more hours of work and then the Beau and I will be embarking on our Thanksgiving travels and, ya'll, I am more than ready. I need a break from work like no other! We are spending the week/weekend with the Beau's family, which will be a change for me, but I am putting on my big girl panties and being optimistic. My biggest concern is the food. How dumb is that? But I am picky about my Thanksgiving meal and if they have stuffing instead of dressing I might cry. I know, I know ... silly. Everything is going to be fine, and it's not about the turkey and the dressing anyways. We have oh-so-much to be thankful for!!! I complain about having to choose between our 2 families on where to spend the holidays but, in reality, we are very lucky to each have wonderful, happy, healthy families. Not everyone has that luxury. I often complain about my job (truthfully for no apparent reason) and about the Beau working so much but we are so fortunate to both have secure jobs - especially in this economy. I am thankful that I married the man of my dreams this year ... I am very thankful for that. I am thankful for our church and the group of friends we have found through our Sunday School class. I am also thankful for our country and the freedom each one of us enjoys. I give thanks to our troops who won't be with any family during the holidays ... what a tremendous sacrifice they make. So, so much to be thankful for!
I think I mentioned before that Thanksgiving became extra-special in my book because the Beau popped the question on Thanksgiving night in 2006. Talk about something to be thankful for!!! I am sure my kids will get really tired of hearing the story each and every Thanksgiving :)
It is so funny how much we have changed just in the past 2 years ... I don't even feel like that looks like us!
I am off to eat lunch with my daddy and brother who is in town from college but hopefully I will be able to check in a couple of times throughout the week. I wish all of you safe travels, a house full of family and love, and a heart filled with thanks!!!