sunday stealing

Thanksgiving Questions

  Hi! I’m your host Bev 2 Sykes of the blog “Funny the World“. . Welcome to Sunday Stealing. This 3 feature originated and published on WTIT: The Blog. Here we will steal 4 all types of questions from every corner of the blogosphere. Our promise 5 to you is that we will work hard to find the most interesting and 6 intelligent questions. Cheers to all of us thieves!

     Some Halloween questions from Huffington Post.

 1. What did you do for Thanksgiving when you were a kid?

My parents always had thanksgiving. We all gathered together, ate way too much and then played cards. Kids and all!!

2 .What’s your favorite family tradition?

Playing cards, singing carols, being with everyone I miss so much..

3. What’s your favorite way to give back and help others?
Grocery shop for the food pantry

4. Name one person who can make you laugh, even months later. Why?

I don’t have that person in my life anymore. Maybe its for the best.
5. What is the funniest thing you remember about a Thanksgiving past?

Boy I am pretty pathetic. But one year my husband and I hosted his family and mine for Thanksgiving Dinner. 45 people upstairs and in the basement. Family everywhere. Everyone pitched in, my aunt made wedding soup and everyone brought something. My cousin Billy demonstrated how he could squish mashed potatoes through his teeth. Yep, I guess you had to be here, but a good time was had by ALL.

6. Do you have any unusual traditions, rituals or habits around Thanksgiving?

Not anymore. My ‘kids’ were young we used to go to the mall every day after thanksgiving and pile into a photo booth and take family pictures…
7. What time do you eat your Thanksgiving meal?

No special time. No special meal, Sad to say
8. Name one ancestor that you think about on Thanksgiving and tell us why.

My grandma Dugan. No special reason. She was my life.
9. Is there a family heirloom at the Thanksgiving table? What its story?

10. What is your favorite part about Thanksgiving Day?

when its over
11. What is something that was done for you this year that makes you grateful this Thanksgiving?

My aunt and my cousin helped me get on the road to publishing my book
12. What foods do you usually have for Thanksgiving?

13. How has the celebration of Thanksgiving today changed from when you were little?

Its used to be fun, and hectic, and filled with people I love. Now, my husband and I sit at home.
14. If you could share Thanksgiving dinner today with one person in history who would it be? Why? (Note: it can be a relative)

My ex’s Aunt Peggy and Uncle Paul. THEY were magical.
15. What is one wish you have for the next generation as they begin to establish their own Thanksgiving traditions

Treasure every dinner. If you are lucky you will have them for many many years.


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