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Old 11-25-2010, 01:02 PM   #6161
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Yesterday, 11/24, I had lunch with a wonderful gang of military folks that were about a month away from going to Afghan. The Thanksgiving meal of carved beef, turkey, game hens, pork, shrimp, and all the fixins was a brief respite from the future war issues that the folks were thinking about.
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Old 11-25-2010, 01:30 PM   #6162
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Sorry friends....but I canŽt help but showing all of you a view of my village.
Happy Thanksgivings Day for all!
Dang it, Vicente, now we're all going to have to come see your beautiful country for ourselves--you are NOT helping me LBYM with those gorgeous photos of what we are missing! But keep posting them as they are stunning.

Happy Thanksgiving back at you.
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Bestwifeever: Very kind words. Even so, IŽll have to be careful and not overdo it.
The truth is that mine are the worst pics shown around here in all senses.
I hope my pics arenŽt the main reason for you people to visit Galicia, Spain!
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Yesterday, 11/24, I had lunch with a wonderful gang of military folks that were about a month away from going to Afghan. The Thanksgiving meal of carved beef, turkey, game hens, pork, shrimp, and all the fixins was a brief respite from the future war issues that the folks were thinking about.
I wish all the troops there the very best, and a soon return home, safe and sound. We have Spanish soldiers there, too.
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Bestwifeever: Very kind words. Even so, IŽll have to be careful and not overdo it.
The truth is that mine are the worst pics shown around here in all senses.
I hope my pics arenŽt the main reason for you people to visit Galicia, Spain!
No, but a free place to stay would be. Nice pics.

Well yesterday was a good day. Lot's of good food and family from out of town. Best part, they all left last night. One of my nephews brought his new rottweiler pup. My mutt and his had a good time playing.
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Watched two football games, then went to a friends for cocktails, finally went with all of them to a restaurant (Chez Elena - Puerto Vallarta, Mexico: pictures, address, map & videos) up on the hill for a pavo relleno dinner. No Black Friday shopping here.
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I think it only fair that I point out those pretty red clouds are man-made - a byproduct of the mercury-laden pollution created by three coal-burning power plants generating power for the city of San Antonio.
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Ahem . . A truely thrifty (dryer sheet) type might get the book from the library.
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And would have hitch-hiked.
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How nice of them to go to all that trouble to make a pretty sunrise for you.

And don't forget that all that elecktrical makes the interwebs work just fine! Not to mention making the doors open by themselves down at the Howard E. Butt's grocery store!

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Friends invited us to celebrate Thanksgiving at their house. Had a wonderful time, but no leftover turkey. So, I'm cooking a turkey today. Smells yummy and we'll have plenty of turkey for sandwiches later.
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Not to mention making the doors open by themselves down at the Howard E. Butt's grocery store!

With an owner named "Butts", I guess HEBuddy could have turned out a lot scarier than he did...
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Yep, HEBuddy makes a much better company mascot than Howard's daughter, Ella V(ated) Butts...
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