I’ll skip the part about my son Brian almost breaking up with his girl friend last week, which would have caused both of us to change our plans. But they patched things up, so we each finally went to our respective girl friends homes for Thanksgiving.
I drove over to Lori’s place Thursday afternoon. Her parents were there as well as Lori’s four children; Karoline, Bethany, Adam and Milo. It was nice seeing everyone again and we had a good time.
It felt kind of funny not doing any of the cooking or clean up for that matter. You see, I always do the cooking at my place and Lori cleans up, that's the deal we have. (I might have to rethink that though. I do hate cleaning period, but I heard Lori tell someone that as long as I'm willing to cook she'll do all the cleaning I want. You see, ,the five minute she takes to clean up and load the dishwasher, verses the 1 1/2 hour or whatever, I cook is a great deal.),
Lori did it all and everything came out GREAT! Here's the turkey.
Well, I did do one thing, I stirred the gravy "constantly" while it thickened. (Bet ya didn't know I knew that technical cooking terminology, did ya.)
Pretty soon dinner was ready and we all sat down to a Thanksgiving feast. Did I tell you how great everything turned out. I might just have to rethink our deal about me cooking and her cleaning up. Damn, that woman can cook!
There was one down side to the day, Lori and I could never get away for even a moment to
Sunday they came to my house for pie and coffee. Lori brought over one of my favorites, her home made pecan pie. It really was one of the best I've ever tasted. I made my first pie ever for the occasion, pumpkin pie. I had the pecan pie, but I
All in all, a good time was had by all on my end