November 26, 2016
The Silver Thanksgiving QuestionsWelcome back to Sunday Stealing which originated on WTIT: The Blog authored by Bud Weiser. Here we will steal all types of questions from every corner of the blogosphere. Our promise to you is that we will work hard to find the most interesting and intelligent questions. You may have heard the expression, “honor among thieves”. In that age-old tradition, we try to credit the blog that we stole it from. We also provide a link to the victim's meme in our "Previous Victims" widget. (It's our way of saying "Thanks!") Sometimes we edit the original meme, to make it more relevant to our global players, to challenge our players, to select the best questions, or simply to make it less repetitive from recently asked questions from a previously post.
We found this gem... from from a blogger who calls himself Silverguy of the site MD Junction. I’d like to tell you more but that’s all I’ve got. That site is a Blogspot or Wordpress wannabe but it is more like you have Blogger logos all over your blog. I hope you had a terrific Thanksgiving. (We apologize to our international players for having questions about an American holiday.)
Time to toast!
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How many Thanksgivings do you attend?
One a year.
Where do you attend Thanksgiving(s)?
It's a family affair, and it's a potluck thinga. At one time or another we've all hosted Thanksgiving Feasts over the years.
What is your favorite dish?
I'm partial to my Noritake ones. White pattern, on white, with a silver edge. Oh i see. That would be the Gravy and potatoes.
What is your least favorite dish at Thanksgiving?
What, if any, are your Thanksgiving traditions?
Having a feast. I'm always glad when it's time for pie, too. It's a contest over the height of the whipped cream someone can pile on top. I think one of my grand nieces does a very artistic "Loading of the Cream."
Name your FAV thing about Thanksgiving.
Having a family and eating together.
Do you make anything for Thanksgiving? If yes, share what and why.
Nowadays, I'm asked to bring a dish, and our specific dish is candied yams. The reason is that yams are sort of traditional.
Out of everything you eat at Thanksgiving, what can YOU cook the best?
I cooked Thanksgiving feasts for 30 years and I can make everything that goes into it. I just don't have the stamina anymore. lol
What do you drink with your Thanksgiving feast?
With the meal, there is wine or beer or water. Then there is coffee with the pie.
Has there ever been a feud during your Thanksgiving?
I can't remember one. I just ran the reel backwards in time and nothing flew up at my nose.
Do you have Appetizers before you Thanksgiving meal?
Someone is always asked to bring appetizers, and they are really good at choosing them.
How many people attend your Thanksgiving(s)? If yes, who?
There were about 15 people at this last one. The attendees were a mix of extended families. And we got to meet my grand niece's boyfriend who was there, too. It was a fun mix of family connected peeps.
Have you ever missed a Thanksgiving?
No, because even when we were out in the desert at Goldrock Ranch with the rockhounds we cooked and served a full Thanksgiving menu. I miss those so much. These were very laid back and very fun.
What kind of pie/cake/dessert do you eat for dessert?
At Thanksgiving this year? There were two very big Costco pies - Apple and Pumpkin. I had some Pumpkin and tiny smidgen of apples from a piece of Mr. Z. Apple.
Do you ever play games at Thanksgiving?
We do but this year, no. It's called LRC and it's loads of fun.
Name 3 things you are Thankful for:
Family, Friends, the Hope of Heaven.
Is there anyone who has normally attended Thanksgiving, that will not be there this year? Who?
Name the funniest person at your Thanksgiving this year and tell us more.
There is no funniest. Everyone likes to gently tease and it's fun to listen in and sometimes participate. They keep me laughing and smiling, mostly.
Which person eats the MOST?
It had to be one of the teens. I was so engrossed in my own food that I didn't look around much.
Which person eats the LEAST?
Mr. Z"s Mom. She is fragile, tiny and almost 100 years old. I hope she can get to blow out a hundred candles in a few years.
Do any animals attend Thanksgiving dinner?
There are two or more small dogs in attendance. We once had two other tiny dogs zipping around, and I miss them. Now there are only two quite small dogs. By "Quite" small I mean they are the size a person can still easily scoop them up and carry them if need be.
If so, do they get Thanksgiving scraps?
Neither of the quite small dogs. I'd been told never to give my dogs turkey, but since turkey is used in some pretty high end dog foods, I was informed, that couldn't be right. I haven't been able to follow up on it, Yet. My brother is in town only until tomorrow, and we went to visit him and my sister for a good part of the afternoon. I really wanted to see him again. I miss my Bro.
Who carves the turkey?
My Nephew did the carving this time. Men really love to carve up a bird.
Have you ever had to make Thanksgiving all on YOUR OWN?
I did Thanksgiving all on my own, and Christmas feasts, for decades. I am SOOOO glad to not have to do that anymore!
Do you get along with the people you have thanksgiving with?
I do. And, I've observed that it's best to never challenge even the most outrageous stuff out of the mouths of a few spoilsports who just can't leave it home. Of late, there has not a lot said, and if someone sends up a zeppelin, it's generally a subject changer.
Is your Thanksgiving formal, or do you just do whatever?
The rockhounds ones were VERY informal and relaxed. We had the best time and were all good friends. The family ones are also very relaxed and informal. It's a fun day.
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