Happy Thanksgiving From Ireland

Happy Thanksgiving to all our American followers. Being a sad man, I looked up the number of views Fractured Faith has had this year. Of the 79,053, over 45,000 of these were from the good old U.S of A. I have no idea what you see in the ramblings of a Northern Irish man but I am thankful today for all of you. Have a great day, don’t eat too much turkey and let’s hope the Redskins beat the Cowboys!

How are you Thanksgiving Day?

I hate Guinness and I’m Irish. What national treasure do you despise?

What NFL/College team do you follow?

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  1. Food-wise I can’t think of anything I despise. Actually, I despise not the UT Volunteers, but the fact that around these parts (Knoxville, Tennessee) they are the religion! So, I suppose that I despise the UT fan base’s idealism! lol… As for food, I’m flexible.

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  2. I love my country, but on Thanksgiving I have no interest in football, maybe because others are so obsessed with it. One of my favorite writers, Erma Bombeck, suggested that a law should be passed that any man that watches more than 15 consecutive hours of football may be declared legally dead. 😉

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  3. Yay Dallas Cowboys! I married a redskiner. I too hated Guinness when I drank. But for us here in southern central PA -moved here a year ago from Baltimore we thoroughly love Cranberry sauce! Btw hubby relatives are from western Ireland and mine are from Kilkenny Ireland! Xoxox

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  4. Thanks for the Thanksgiving wish! We have traveled 13 hours by car to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to practice being thankful with a friend. Thankful to be able to take the week off to be able to do it. No football or black Friday involved.

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  5. I live in Buffalo & we all know that Canada celebrates in October they’re right over the border. It’s the same day as our Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples Day.

    I adore pumpkin pie but I adore almost everything. My mother prefers sweet potato pie. My son likes french vanilla ice cream with his pie but I like whipped cream with my pumpkin pie. Vanilla ice cream belongs with apple pie.

    Everyone here talks about it being a “family day” but I haven’t been invited to a family event in years. It used to bother me but it doesn’t anymore. I’m at the point where I prefer to stay at home & cook. I’ve been cooking for three full days. I did a ham with mac & cheese on Tuesday & yesterday, I baked two loaves of bread & the pumpkin pie & today, it was the homemade stuffing for the turkey & then roasting the turkey, making the mashed potatoes & gravy, acorn squash & corn bread. We also had a green salad. It was just my son & me. I LOVE THANKSGIVING. I LOVE TO COOK. I was totally exhausted by 4:30, all the dishes & clean-up & I went to bed at 5pm !!! so here I am up at midnight with a cup of tea. But it’s a beautiful full moon & I am THANKFUL to be sober today.

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  6. Hi Stephen, thank you for the Thanksgiving wishes. I have Irish in me, would love to visit someday. I grew up playing softball and watching baseball, still ok with me as a national pasttime. I love apple pie and turkey dinners, holidays in general. Now with a relationship with God, holidays mean more than they ever did.

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  7. Thanks you, very much from Colorado. A little belated, but thanks. We had a slightly historic occasion on this thanksgiving. We had four generations at the table. Told my father and mother in law to hang in there. I wanted it to become six. National treasures I despise? Well, nothing’s coming to mind. And I’m a Broncos fan (as long as they’re winning of course, and they haven’t been a lot of that since Peyton Manning retired).
    Ireland is one of the places on my bucket list. Of course their’s so many places on my bucket list I want to visit that I may never die. SUPPOSEDLY, some of my ancestry comes from Ireland. The trail get’s a little dim in places, and I may have to settle for a genetic test to be able to claim that. Either way, I’d love to see your country.

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