Go Back   Winnipesaukee Forum > Winnipesaukee Forums > General Discussion
Home Forums Gallery Blogs YouTube Channel Classifieds Links Calendar Register FAQDonate Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-22-2011, 11:43 PM   #1
sa meredith
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 986
Blog Entries: 1
Thanks: 32
Thanked 352 Times in 137 Posts
Default Happy Thanksgiving...2011

So...I guess we could go on and on, about all things "lakes region", that we are so very thankful for...so I thought it maybe it would cool if we take some time to really consider it a bit, and limit our list to only the top three.
Mine...in order.
3. I'm thankful for warm summer nights in Meredith, alone or with family/friends, with the Sox on radio, the fire burning bright, and the beer ice cold. Simply would not trade place with anyone in the world, when living those hours.
2. I'm thankful for long, lazy summer afternoons, anchored in Braund Bay, LI sandbar, or West Alton sandbar...with my nieces and nephews, sister and brother in law...rough housing with the kids in the water, throwing the frisbee, eating lunch, buying the kids ice cream from the barge, and simply relaxing on the boat. During those afternoons, there are simply no mortgage payments, no car payments, no home repairs to worry about, no "honey do" lists, no traffic jams... I wish the kids could stay young forever.
1. I'm thankful for another year of good health for ma and dad...dad has done battle with cancer twice now, and while it has slowed his step, he has won both battles. They have their camp 3 doors down from ours, and as the years move on, I'm thankful for every Saturday morning cup of coffee with them, and dad's early morning runs to get doughnuts for everyone (nobody tell him that noone really eats doughnuts anymore). The simple moments of spending time with them, and often doing nothing but talking, are becoming sacred ritual.
I'm so very thankful we are still able to gather as family...all three generations.

One more quick one...I'm thankful for ice cold Margs at Crazy Gringos on hot July days, when the temp is 90 plus.
sa meredith is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 7 Users Say Thank You to sa meredith For This Useful Post:
CateP (11-23-2011), CTYankee (11-23-2011), GsChinadoll (11-28-2011), jkjoshuatree (11-23-2011), Misty Blue (11-23-2011), Mooseyme (11-24-2011), Webbsatwinni (11-27-2011)
Old 11-23-2011, 08:38 AM   #2
Bear Island South
Senior Member
 
Bear Island South's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Southboro, MA
Posts: 579
Thanks: 75
Thanked 384 Times in 170 Posts
Default

We are thankful for the oppurtunity he had 5 years ago to buy a place on the lake. We have enjoyed every moment and have made great family memories to last a lifetime.

Peace to all and safe travels this weekend.
Attached Images
 
Bear Island South is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Bear Island South For This Useful Post:
Bear247 (11-26-2011), CTYankee (11-23-2011), jkjoshuatree (11-23-2011)
Old 11-23-2011, 09:11 AM   #3
mcdude
Senior Member
 
mcdude's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Rock Haven Lake - West Newfield, ME
Posts: 5,111
Thanks: 316
Thanked 747 Times in 361 Posts
Default

Time for the annual re-posting of the turkey recipe?

TURKEY RECIPE
__________________

mcdude is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to mcdude For This Useful Post:
riverat (11-23-2011)
Old 11-23-2011, 03:59 PM   #4
jkjoshuatree
Senior Member
 
jkjoshuatree's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Bear Island
Posts: 642
Thanks: 349
Thanked 144 Times in 76 Posts
Default Happy Thanksgiving!!

GRATITUDE: the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.
Attached Images
 
__________________
Dream out loud.
jkjoshuatree is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-23-2011, 05:16 PM   #5
TOAD
Senior Member
 
TOAD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Soon to be Moultonboro
Posts: 258
Thanks: 1
Thanked 81 Times in 34 Posts
Default

We are not Lakes Region people yet but we still hope it will happen soon.

Quote:
Heap high the board with plenteous cheer and gather to the feast,
And toast the sturdy Pilgrim band whose courage never ceased.
~Alice W. Brotherton

Hope everyone has a wonderful, fulfilling, and very Happy Thanksgiving with family, friends and loved ones.

TOAD & TADPOLE
__________________
"Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.....Unknown....but attributed to George Washington
TOAD is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old 11-23-2011, 05:22 PM   #6
gtxrider
Senior Member
 
gtxrider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Piscataway, NJ
Posts: 1,030
Thanks: 2
Thanked 46 Times in 24 Posts
Default Me to!

Have a Happy Thanksgiving! Don't eat too much but enjoy you day.
gtxrider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-23-2011, 10:34 PM   #7
Misty Blue
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 650
Thanks: 115
Thanked 239 Times in 92 Posts
Default Happy Days...

Every day is a good day to give thanks. Not just the days that we are blessed with on the Lake. So remember...

Yesterday is history.
Tomorow is a mystery.
Today is a gift.

That's why we call it the "present".

Happy Thanksgiving!

Misty Blue
Misty Blue is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2011, 10:19 AM   #8
SteveA
Deceased Member
 
SteveA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Gilford, NH
Posts: 2,311
Thanks: 1,070
Thanked 2,053 Times in 496 Posts
Default

We are Great full for the beautiful place we live, and the friends and family's we share it with.

For the summer folks, who can't be this time of year, here is a picture from this morning, Thanksgiving Day, along the Gunstock River that flows to Winnipesaukee.

Yesterdays snow left us a "Crystal Palace" that opened this morning!

The river flows all along the border of our property and is beautiful in every season!
Happy Thanksgiving to all!

Name:  Gunstock River Thanksgiving 2011.jpg
Views: 790
Size:  109.4 KB
__________________
"Before you criticize someone, walk a mile in his shoes. That way, if he gets angry he'll be a mile away and barefoot!" unknown
SteveA is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to SteveA For This Useful Post:
Argie's Wife (11-26-2011), Jonas Pilot (11-24-2011), Mooseyme (11-24-2011), Redwing (11-28-2011)
Old 11-24-2011, 10:21 AM   #9
Tired of Waiting
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 519
Thanks: 111
Thanked 258 Times in 107 Posts
Default Stay Safe

Happy Thanksgiving and be safe. Hope you all have a wounderful day and feast with family and friends.

ToW
Tired of Waiting is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2011, 10:43 AM   #10
RLW
Senior Member
 
RLW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Alton Bay on the mountain by a lake
Posts: 2,019
Thanks: 553
Thanked 411 Times in 309 Posts
Smile

Happy Happy Thanksgiving and may you eat as much as possible as it is the last time you will be able to on Thanksgiving day this year...
__________________
There is nothing better than living on Alton Mountain & our grand kids visits.

Last edited by RLW; 11-26-2011 at 08:41 PM.
RLW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2011, 12:11 PM   #11
Winni-Retired
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: SE Mass / Lake
Posts: 122
Thanks: 71
Thanked 93 Times in 18 Posts
Default Dinner with son back from the war

Last Thanksgiving my son and son-in-law, both US Marines were overseas.

We spent the day with our daughter waiting for a call from her husband or her brother, which never happen.

Today she and her husband will spend it in California where he is now stationed.

We are with our son in North Carolina looking forward to dinner today with him and some of his friends who could not make it home for Thanksgiving.

The sad part of today is that he has only been home from the war since late May (six months) and he has orders to leave on 27 December for Afghanistan, on an individual augmentation assignment as a company commander.

Today will be a special day as we give thanks for the safe return of both our men and the safety for our son as he leaves again for war.
Winni-Retired is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2011, 01:18 PM   #12
RLW
Senior Member
 
RLW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Alton Bay on the mountain by a lake
Posts: 2,019
Thanks: 553
Thanked 411 Times in 309 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Winni-Retired View Post
Today will be a special day as we give thanks for the safe return of both our men and the safety for our son as he leaves again for war.
Bless your whole family and there will be a special blessing said at our table for all servicemen and women and more especially for your son who will be leaving for another tour of duty right after Christmas.
__________________
There is nothing better than living on Alton Mountain & our grand kids visits.

Last edited by RLW; 11-26-2011 at 08:40 PM.
RLW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2011, 03:11 PM   #13
jess1234
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Laconia, NH
Posts: 25
Thanks: 0
Thanked 19 Times in 9 Posts
Default Thanksgiving Thanks

Starting to look alot like winter
Attached Images
  
jess1234 is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to jess1234 For This Useful Post:
Jonas Pilot (11-24-2011), Webbsatwinni (11-27-2011)
Old 11-24-2011, 05:10 PM   #14
Pineedles
Senior Member
 
Pineedles's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Moultonborough & CT
Posts: 2,460
Thanks: 970
Thanked 605 Times in 339 Posts
Default

Tooooooooooooo much turkey. Hope everyone had a good time with family and friends.
Pineedles is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2011, 05:19 PM   #15
Bear247
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Natick Ma.
Posts: 110
Thanks: 149
Thanked 20 Times in 15 Posts
Default

Thankful for the great friends and family that I get to spend my time with at my favoirte place. Hope everyone had a Happy and safe Thanksgiving.
Bear247 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2011, 01:21 PM   #16
Barney Bear
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 711
Thanks: 319
Thanked 184 Times in 116 Posts
Default Cross on Bear Island

The granite cross visible in the wonderful sunset photo taken by Bear Island South is located at the Camp Lawrence chapel on the southwest side of Bear Island. It was erected as a memorial to eleven year old Kenny Tinker who died of leukemia in the early sixties.
Barney Bear is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2011, 08:41 AM   #17
LakesRegionSpirit
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Gilford
Posts: 188
Thanks: 7
Thanked 40 Times in 21 Posts
Default A "Grand" T-Day

SteveA: Walking along the Gunstock River is always a favorite of mine. Especially across Cherry Valley from the back entrance.

This T-Day will forever be special as my daughter announced she is due to provide us our first grandchild next June. She walks in the house with a baby balloon. Still processing this info.

And, as my wife and I plan on leaving the state before Christmas to travel the country in search of our next landing place, We are revisiting many locations throughout the region and state that we have liked. Our "good bye tour" if you will.

You can read about our musings on this adventure at http://www.punkandshooter.com

Would love to have you all "follow" us.

Kevin
__________________
__________________________________________
Lakes Region Spirit
"Seeking the soul of the Lakes Region one story at a time"
www.LakesRegionSpirit.com
LakesRegionSpirit is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:53 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.

This page was generated in 0.30590 seconds