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Saturday, November 17, 2012

Thinking of Thanksgiving

Since last we talked things actually have settled down at the preschool. We continue to get more kids and our morning class is full, but the kids are settling in and it seems easier. We also have a set of extra hands one day a week to help us, so that has been nice also. We had a local church adopt the preschool as well and they have been bringing us snacks for the kids and they also got coats, hats, gloves and shoes for our kids. What a blessing. I have never had this much help before and it is awesome. Karl is doing fine, but he is laid off right now. Pray about that if you think about it. He is the one that actually makes the most money and we are doing ok, but it would be nice to have his income back. Hopefully at the beginning of the year he will be able to get back to work. This happens to him on occasion because he works commercial construction. I am hoping work starts back up soon. Josh is still doing great in school and making all A's. Bless his heart, he has to go to the orthodontist the day before Thanksgiving and he is so mad. He says he will be too sore to eat. There will be leftovers though.
Thanksgiving is at my house this year. We are planning just a traditional spread of turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, green beans and carrots, hot rolls, stuffing, deviled eggs, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, coconut cream pie and carrot cake. This will be all since it will just be my parents and Karl, Josh and I. This will be way too much food for us. I am sure we will eat it though. Karl and I went to look at tv's today. We are thinking of getting a bigger tv for the living room. I will update you on that later. Josh is at Stained Glass Theater today, they show Christian plays. He is with Karl's parents and some people from their church. They always have fun. He will be home later tonight. The dogs are all doing great and I hope you are too!! I miss you all so much and am hoping to be able to visit blogs over Christmas break. I decorated for Christmas here at the blog so I will not forget. Have a very Happy Thanksgiving!!!

6 comments:

Marge said...

Hi Lori, So good to get an update from you. Sounds like all is good except for Karl layed off. Hopefully, he'll be back to work soon. Happy Thanksgiving! Hugz!

Kat said...

Happy Thanksgiving Lori. I do pray Karl can get back to work, that is really a shame and so stressful. I am glad you are getting the help you need at the preschool. Josh is just a little smarty pants he looks like such a sweet kid. Morgan is just getting so big and definitely a teen in attitude.
I pray that you will have a blessed holiday. big hugs

Susan said...

Hi Lori, really cute in here! Who is TCP? Sorry about Karl and hope he gets work soon. Have a great Thanksgiving, be blessed. Hugs

Wynne said...

Hi Lori,
It's wonderful to hear from you. Glad everyone is doing ok, but I'll send some prayers for Karl. I hope he finds work soon. Sounds like you'll be busy for Thanksgiving! Wishing you a lovely week ahead. ((hugs))

Marge said...

Happy Thanksgiving, Lori

Judy said...

Happy Thanksgiving Lori! I hope you & your family had a blessed day. Your planned meal sounded so good! :) I'm sorry Karl is off work right now. Praying something opens up for him real soon. Sending you big hugs!