Food was prepared ahead,
tables were moved...
place cards were made and seating arranged,
in preparation for Thanksgiving and special visitors!
My brother Ryan, his wife Sarah, and their children Eve, Nora, and Peter (plus Lucy the dog), live away. We don't get to see them very often but this year, they were able to make it home for Thanksgiving!
Nineteen of us enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner together in one room. After dinner, the kids played together while the adults sat around talking, catching up, drinking coffee, and eating dessert.
|Pilgrim Gavin the "servants" table before dinner chat with Nora|
Papa watching Peter color the kids' table the adult table
It was a wonderful day full of thanks, laughter, and family.
(Come back the next few days for more glimpses of our visit with the far away family.)