This evening we are celebrating Thanksgiving with a group of our friends and neighbors. I have a turkey in the oven, bread dough rising for dinner rolls, and a pumpkin pie cooling on the counter.
Dinner is a potluck so the rest of the meal will arrive in the arms of our guests.
Its hard to feel completely celebratory, though. We found out Wednesday that a friend of Brett's has cancer. There are more tests being run today to determine if it has metastasized. It's a tough one to beat. And, another friend -- the guy who built my beautiful kitchen -- is in a coma (last we heard) at UC Davis following an off-road motorcycle accident.
Hoping all of you are happy and healthy. Treasure your health; it can change so quickly. This Thanksgiving, I am thankful for the good health, strength and stamina of my husband,