Things I Am Thankful For:  Family

Real Estate Agent with Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 REB.0759001

Things I Am Thankful For:  Family

The holidays are all about enjoying the company of those we hold dear, our family and occasionally a few close friends that are like family. As we sit down to enjoy the meal prepared with a lot of effort and love today in our households we will have 4 generations at the tables.

Mom and Dad will feed themselves and know the names at everyone at the table. No small feat for a couple whose combined ages total 200. My soul mate, Cauna, will be somewhere near me as we enjoy a Thanksgiving celebration for our 34th year as a couple, and even though we know it was not supposed to happen way back then, I could have only hoped we had gotten together sooner.

As the family grows the emotions grow as well.  We just had a family wedding and in the spring hope to have another member added to the group as my niece will bring forward her bundle of joy.

We enjoy the times together and even as the obligations of each continue to grow the special days still carry the specials meanings.

We do wish all a Happy Thanksgiving and a hope for better days and peace and love to all.

This is a post for the November Thankful Challenge hosted by Debe Maxwell.


Things I Am Thankful For:  Family 

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Comments (15)

Raymond Henson, eXp Realty
eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277) - Elk Grove, CA

What a blessing to have four generations at the table with your mom and dad there to enjoy it with you all.  Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov 25, 2021 05:52 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Ed... four generations around one table is a lot to be grateful for. We are down to three generations in my family. Wishing all your generations a wonderful Thanksgiving Day today... full of fun and love and good food.

Nov 25, 2021 05:52 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Ed - your post made me realize once again that there will be four generations around one of the tables I am visiting today.   Happy Thanksgiving Day to each of you. 

Nov 25, 2021 06:07 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Ed, wow, you have a beautiful family, and congrats on such a long and wonderful marriage and to your parents.  Happy Thanksgiving!  

Nov 25, 2021 06:42 AM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Ed Silva - God bless you and your family.  It must be so special to celebrate with your parents and the rest of the 4 generations.  I am happy for you!  Happy Thanksgiving!

From my courtyard...

Sedona-lifestyle Thanksgiving


Nov 25, 2021 06:47 AM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

How wonderful Ed...4 Generations celebrating together. Wishing you a very Happy Turkey Day to you and yours. 

Nov 25, 2021 06:59 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Good Thursday morning, Ed.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

We are thankful for a beautiful day in Maryland.

Nov 25, 2021 07:13 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


What a special gift to have four generations at the table today.  I bet the conversation is is very interesting. Enjoy!  A

Nov 25, 2021 08:33 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Ed and HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO YOU AND YOUR FRIENDS.  May you have a great feast today with friends and family.

Nov 25, 2021 09:39 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Ed I hope you and your familyhave a very happy and blessed Thanksgiving today!

Nov 25, 2021 09:45 AM
John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Hello Ed Silva great photo of four generations family gathering. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your all family.

Nov 25, 2021 11:10 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Hello, Ed Silva Reading this I got goosebumps all over. Such a blessing to have your parents with you, feed themselves, and know everyone at the table. Loved the family photo. 

Happy Thanksgiving! 

Nov 25, 2021 11:21 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Oh my gosh, I love every word of this post, Ed! How wonderful to celebrate the season with 4 generations and your parents to be so independent and sharp enough to remember the names of everyone at the table. You have SO very much to be thankful for and you shared that so eloquently with us today. THANK YOU! 

A Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours, Ed.

Nov 25, 2021 06:56 PM
Brian England
Vacasa - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

You have such a beautiful family, I am glad that you had such a wonderful Thanksgiving with those that you care the most about.

Nov 26, 2021 05:13 AM
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Ed- I'm playing catch-up from Thanksgiving and couldn't agree more. Family is everything. And when we're lucky to have one around us we are blessed. 

Nov 28, 2021 10:50 AM