Happy day after Thanksgiving, friends! Wow, we had such a wonderful day, full of family, food and fun of course. It is tradition in the Army that on Thanksgiving Day all the commanders serve meals to the soldiers who cannot make it home for the holiday. I didn't think I'd be able to make it with Brian, the kids, and his parents because of all the cooking I'd be doing for our own dinner. But I kind of thought, what the heck! We put the turkey in a roaster instead of the oven, set a timer for it, prepped the rest of the dinner, and just left. I'm so glad we did. It was fun seeing Brian serving his soldiers.
And it brought back memories of visiting Brian while he was training on Thanksgiving and having his commander serve us at Ft. Benning.
We got back with plenty of time to make our own dinner. My mother-in-law did a lot of the cooking, so it was a team effort! I got out all the nice china and silver that's been handed down from both sides of the family, and set the table, which is my favorite holiday chore.
This morning we all moved a bit slowly, slept in a little, and just relaxed. Brian and I made homemade donuts to round out the overeating that is the Thanksgiving holiday. They were delicious.
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