Well I thought that those of you who know me in real life would be interested in these Thanksgiving photos. We spent Thanksgiving at my mom's this year, which that in and of itself is a big deal. We haven't done that since my dad died 4 years ago and I wasn't sure if I was going to like it.
Then to make things even more interesting, it was the first time that all 3 of us siblings had been together in years… I mean I literally can't remember the last time. Had to have been before Tony and I were dating because he can't remember it either and that was 19 years ago now! A lot of people don't even realize that I have a brother.
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We had a very nice time though. We spent a lot of time talking about horses. We are the rookie horse people there. Mark's wife used to be a horse trainer and Jill and Doug have been working with horses longer than us too. I'm sure my mom didn't know what to think. None of us were raised with horses or hunting, but those were the main topics of conversation.
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You'll notice Mikey (my niece) has a boyfriend with her in the picture. They've been dating almost a year I guess. He seems pretty nice. He moved to TN from San Diego and he has that California laid-back cool kind of attitude. And get this… he's even older than Tony & me! He told us all something pretty interesting. Growing up in San Diego, they NEVER had lightning bugs. We were so shocked. His dad was with him and they both said that they didn't even think lightning bugs were real until they saw them in TN! Isn't that a riot?!
And just for good measure, here's a picture with the grandkids in it too. Joe's 14, Jake's 10, Jon is 5 , and Angel is 7.
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