Thursday, November 28, 2013

Random thoughts and images for the day

I walked around with my camera on Thanksgiving eve, hoping to capture an image I could use for today's post 
that would suitably illustrate the meaning and spirit of the day. I don't know what I was looking for, but I know I didn't find it.

Everybody was doing his or her own thing, and I was the only one with an agenda.



Me: Show me some Thanksgiving gratefulness, George.
George: Show me some hay and I'll stop chewing on this tree.



Lucy: I'm thankful that it's almost time for dinner. Does that count?



Wynonna: Did someone mention dinner?



I lost my focus on capturing the quintessential Thanksgiving image...



...and started making a mental list of all the things for which to be grateful.



Know that it includes the friendship of every single one of you who visits us each day.
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the 7MSN.

52 comments:

  1. Jenny in MN, now in AZ11/28/13, 4:09 AM

    Happy Thanksgiving to all of 7MSN! Thank you again for sharing your life with us.

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  2. Hope you have something delicious smelling up the house this Thanksgiving. (Pork roast over here but please don't tell Wynona.) Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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  3. have a wonderful day, and I am thankful i found your blog because your post make my day

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  4. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Day, Carson. Extra special treats for you and your furry friends are in order.

    Best always,

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  5. This post was beautiful :)

    Happy thanksgiving
    Welcome to join my blog
    Yourspecialdog

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  6. Enjoy your thanksgiving eh! Happy Thanksgiving from your neighbour in Northern Alberta.

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  7. as always, I enjoyed the Thanksgiving greetings from all the "kids" :) so glad you are feeling better and hope this season you KNOW what a bright spot your blog is in so many of our lives out here....feels like we know each other :) have a house full of company coming so must go for now....hope your day is just what you need !!! Jeanne in SC

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  8. And to you. Thank you for inviting us to share your life. God bless.

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  9. When I started blogging, I never expected to be welcomed into such an amazing community. As for family, my most beloved members have always been fur-clad, although exceptions would be made for certain porcine princesses. So much to be grateful for over there at the 7MSN. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  10. Huge THANKS for this blog and for all of the dear critters there, and even bigger thanks to you, Carson for sharing your world. AND even bigger thanks for your recovery!
    XO

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  11. Happy Thanksgiving!
    Lynda in Michigan

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  12. As I checked in this morning, and looked at all your lovely images of your babies, the song 'Count Your Blessings...name them one by one...etc.' popped into my mind. I know the 'firsts' of everything without loved ones we've lost is especially hard. Thinking of you, praying for you, and sending hugs to every neck. Thankful for you...

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  13. All of the baddogs and I are grateful that you came safely through your harrowing medical adventure. Thank you for sharing life on the ranch with us.

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  14. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your crew, too!

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  15. You are the first place I visit the minute I get my laptop running. Thank you for sharing your beautiful life and the wonderful critters that make up the 7MSN family. Happy Thanksgiving, dear Carson, from Suzanne in Indiana.

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  16. Your beautiful images, furry friends, and the pieces of your life that you chose to share with us add a special ingredient to each day. Thanks for the hard work that goes into this blog. Best wishes to you and your beautiful family. Becky

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  17. Happy Thanksgiving to you, Linda, and your barnyard family! So thankful you survived your hospital emergencies, so sorry for your recent loss, so thankful you still have your Mom and the rest of the family, and so thankful for your 7MSN blog ... it's a daily read!

    Love & Hugs from CO ... Marcia

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  18. Even if you didn't find what you were looking for...you have shared some great photos of your kids. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  19. Happy Thanksgiving! I think the photos of them eating and wanting to be fed pretty much sum up this holiday. I hope you all have a nice, safe holiday.

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  20. As the single mother of a son, years ago we decided we didn't want a turkey for T.Day and so I made a pizza in the shape of a turkey using olives and other little things for features. It will probably ever be my favorite Thanksgiving production. Pilgrims
    be darned!

    Cheers to you!

    Jo, Stella and Zkhat

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  21. Happy Thanksgiving to you and all your critter friends!

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  22. Happy Thanksgiving from The Cuckoos of the Casa. We count you as one of our reasons to be thankful for the sharing of the adventure of 7MSN, your great wit and wisdom, your smiling happy attitude and your grit and for us, your friendship. We love you and all the critters of 7MSN. Oma Linda

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  23. Happy Thanksgiving!
    Thank you for making me smile and laugh so much!

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  24. Happy Thanksgiving to you, Carson! I eagerly click on your blog every day. Thanks for keeping it up in spite of all the troubles you've had this year. Gotta go. My critters want some dinner, too!

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  25. Great shot of Smooth shaking.

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  26. And Happy Thanksgiving to you and your gang!!!I am so thankful that you do this blog. Every morning, I get that first hot cup of coffee and sit down to read it, wondering what it will be about today. It is always time well spent:- )

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  27. Happy Thanksgiving, and what Anne Boelyn said :)

    We know already that your ranch is heaven on earth for the herd and a dream come true for you. Snuggle in warm in the sun room and enjoy the view this Thanksgiving.

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  28. May you have a peaceful Thanksgiving and lots of love and hugs to you and the critters. You are such a blessing to all of us that are blessed with your wonderful blog, but it's not JUST a blog but a friendship.

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  29. It has been a tough year here too, but I am so very thankful for many things. Thank you for your blog and sharing your life with us.

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  30. I am grateful to share in the 7MSN community. Happy Thanksgiving to all.

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  31. I think YOU did a great job capturing the spirit and meaning of THANKSGIVING, the ones YOU LOVE!! X&O's to all!! HAPPY THANKGIVING!!!

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  32. Ditto what everyone said!! I am a new fan, but am hooked. I can't tell you who is my favorite because I love everyone at the ranch. But, I do have a special spot for Wynonna. Have a great holiday ya'll!!

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  33. I didn't come up with the perfect Thanksgiving image either.

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your crew.

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  34. You guys are just the best. On my gratitude list, you are right there near the top. Be well and get that hay spread around quick as a bunny so all those critters will be happy and may they know no other way.

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  35. You made me smile again. Thank you, and Happy Thanksgiving to all of you, including your mother.

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  36. Happy thanksgiving Carson to you and your herd, to Johnny and Wynonna and to Smooch!

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  37. Thank you so much to include us. Happy Thanksgiving night and weekend to you and all your critters

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  38. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your wonderful critters too! You bring out the smile in everyone with your posts. Thanks!

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  39. I'm thankful that I found your blog. Your words added to your photos of your gang brings me such joy. I really feel like I know them. I'm still don't get why Wynonna didn't make the calendar though. lol

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  40. Happy Thanksgiving 7MSN. I enjoy having the chance to visit with you and the animals every day

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    (¸.•´ (¸.•` ¤ Happy Thanksgiving! ¤

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  42. Ditto, ditto, ditto to everything everyone else has said!

    Have a wonderful day, and my very best to you and all of your beloved furry/feathered family!

    Maggy

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  43. Thank you for sharing your world! Happy Thanksgiving to all! Amy

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  44. Happy Thanksgiving, Carson! :-)

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  45. You did capture the quintessential Beautiful Animal Soul image with each of these photos. Everybody appears particularly gorgeous today - Lucy like a prima ballerina and Wynonna truly regal!

    Sending special thoughts to you on this holiday, wrapped in a whole bunch of thanks for your wonderful blog.

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  46. Happy Turkey Day Carse! What a calm and peaceful blog, I could feel that in each photo... Beautiful
    Made me thankful that I have had you in my life since 9th grade and love the "family" you have created.

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  47. Sometimes the things we are the most grateful for are the ones we often overlook. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your herd of critters Linda! And thanks for letting us in on your ranch adventures. I start many days with your blog on my computer screen!

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  48. An American in Tokyo11/28/13, 11:15 PM

    Happy Thanksgiving!!
    I hope you are feeling better these days.

    I am thankful for your blog!
    I look forward to checking your posts whenever I can. Please give each of your critters a hug and a kiss from me!

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  49. Oh, I think you captured Thanksgiving.

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  50. Lovely post! Happy Thanksgiving to all of you too! Your photos are wonderful.

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