Thursday, November 25, 2021

Paws for a Moment to give Thanks


You like my paws! Right? Right?
Nod you head with me OK:
 


Now that I have your attention, here in USA today is Thanksgiving Day..  We paws for a moment to give thanks for all the blessings we have.

Mama says this whole Thanksgiving Dinner thing started in November of 1621 when the Plymouth colonist and the local Native Americans, Wampanoag, got together to share their harvest.


That year the colonists were dying from contagious disease and scurvy and suffering and dying. 
When they left the ships and went on shore, they had a visit from a native American from Abenaki tribe who could speak English.

 Several days later, he returned with another Native American, Squanto, a member of the Pawtuxet tribe who had been kidnapped by an English sea captain and sold into slavery before escaping to London and returning to his homeland on an exploratory expedition. Squanto taught the Pilgrims, weakened by malnutrition and illness, how to cultivate corn, extract sap from maple trees, catch fish in the rivers and avoid poisonous plants. He also helped the settlers forge an alliance with the Wampanoag, a local tribe, which would endure for more than 50 years and tragically remains one of the sole examples of harmony between European colonists and Native Americans. Out take from History.com Article HERE

Mama is thankful she found the article and learned new things. We are both thankful we are friends with you in many countries all over the world. 

Here we are, 2021 on Thanksgiving Day which is also Brians Thankful Thursday.

I think all this means We need to pay attention and think about we have more than we need and most of what we want. 






22 comments:

easyweimaraner said...

we love your paws!!! and we will hold all paws of our friends in our thoughts today to wish a good thanksgiving day...

Bouncing Bertie said...

Here in Scotland we are pausing to give thanks today, even though Thanksgiving is not our holiday.

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eileeninmd said...

Happy Thanksgiving Beau!
What a great post for Thanksgiving.
I am blessed and thankful! HUGS, have a happy day!

Ann said...

Why yes, I do love your paws. Thanks for the history info. Have a happy Thanksgiving.

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari OM
Beau and peeps, I THANK YOU for being my friends and for being generous of spirit - and for sharing this wonderful story with us; giving voice to the true meaning of giving and gratitude. Hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

My Mind's Eye said...

Beau and Mom this is a wonderful x 100 paw post
I am so happy to have you and Mom as my friends
Hugs cecilia

DeniseinVA said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you beautiful dear doggy, mama and papa. When I count my blessings I include you three. Lovely post! Very interesting about Squanto and the other history.

Hootin' Anni said...

Happy Thanksgiving you three!! (I like the term E-hugs Beau!!)

Brian said...

We are all blessed to be able to celebrate our thankfuls today Beau. Thanks for joining our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop and Happy Thanksgiving from all of us!

Sandee said...

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Rose said...

I wanted to paws a minute and come wish you Happy Thanksgiving!

Chatty Crone said...

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!!!!!!!!!!!!

Zoolatry said...

An especially thankful day in the Four Paws home ... with all that the three of you have been through, and had to deal with during the past many months ... now that life is settling down some, and hopefully moving back to a more normal pace, you can put paws and hands together that somehow, some way you did get through it. Sandra, you are one tough lady for sure, I salute you my friend! As for Bob, well, he did his best, he tried, he survived ... right? Onward and upward. BEAU, you're a fighter, the good heart in you does not give up. You are so loved and you know it, we're all there for you, always.
So today, as another Thanksgiving arrives, we'll give thanks that the three of Four Paws are part of our life, thankful we know them ...
Love to all,
Ann and June

Betty Manousos said...

hi Beau, what an adorable Thanksgiving post! tell mom and dad a happy thanksgiving for me. great photos! happy thanksgiving to you! p.s. love your paws 🐾 ❤️🍁

The Adventures of the LLB Gang said...

Wishing you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving, Beau!!!
xoxo,
Rosy, Jakey and Sunny

Tigger said...

Have a great Thanksgiving and lots of pumpkin pie. And we love your paws. Paw smacks Mr T

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

Pawfect paws on sweet Beau!!!

Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving.

Woos - Lightning, Misty, and Timber

Debby@Just Breathe said...

Thank you for the history lesson. Very interesting.

Millie and Walter said...

We paws to give thanks with you and for you and your mom. You always bring us smiles.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Mevely317 said...

I don't recall ever having heard this story, Beau. Please thank your momma for sharing it here.
I'm super duper thankful for you'all who light up my life every day! 🥰

Marv, Jo Jo, Komo, Cinnamon & Angel Nellie said...

We are so glad that you enjoyed our comparison!
I firmly believe that the native Americans gave us interlopers Thanksgiving and I am thankful that they did!
This year, we are so grateful for so many, many things, but you guys are at the top of our list. We are so thankful to have you as furrends. Happy Thanksgiving!