10/10/2008

Praise You Like I Should

It’s time for the Thanksgiving Day long weekend again here in Canadaland.


I am thankful

- that I got to see a Monarch butterfly land on the cab of a parked cement truck on a warm October day and then continue on its journey


- that the cement truck was painted all in pink complete with a huge Breast Cancer Awareness ribbon


- that I don’t have to drive that truck


- that I can experience the wonders of the world from the comfort and safety of the great indoors via the BBC Series Planet Earth


- that you’re all there


- and that I don't look like this poor guy anymore (the surgery worked!)

36 comments:

Allison said...

Isn't Planet Earth brilliant?

Happy Thanksgiving, Dale!

Poobomber said...

Happy Thanksgiving dude - I hope you accomplish some serious eating!

Dr. Monkey Von Monkerstein said...

And we are thankful for you. Happy Canadian Thanksgiving Day!

SkylersDad said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you also Dale! I wish you much happiness, peace, and lots of good eating.

The Imaginary Reviewer said...

I am thankful that the Canadian Immigration Authorities finally saw fit to let me be a legal resident of the country.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Jess Wundrun said...

I would be thankful if the Canadians would even let me visit their country, but thanks to that little tequila shooter/backhoe incident, I am afraid they may not.

Anonymous said...

So what is Canadian Thanksgiving?? My girls did a unit on Canada last year-- didn't know yall had a Thanksgiving??
Happy Thanksgiving to you, Dale, Tina

Suze said...

I wish I lived in Canada. I'd love to have some turkey this weekend. Also, I'd like to pronounce the word "about" like "aboot".

That is all. Happy Thanksgiving.

Tanya Espanya said...

Where are you spending your Canadian Thanksgiving, Dale?

I'm going to the lovely countryside of Quebec.

pistols at dawn said...

Were it not for the estimable Ms. Rocket, I wouldn't realize that Canada also had a Thanksgiving. I'm sure I'll forget that by slightly later today when I'm trying to remember how well Mike Lowell hits with men on third and two outs in odd-numbered innings.

BeckEye said...

I'm thankful that you're coming down my way again!

Dale said...

The series and the planet are both indeed brilliant Allison. I have the Blu Ray discs and I squeal through the whole program. Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanks PooBomber - I hope to seriously eat and drink and maybe even other stuff!

Thanks Dr. Monkey, I'm thankful for you too. Good luck getting cookies out of that dead lady!

We must be sharing a brain Skyler's Dad, all the same to you too!

You're not just imagining they let you in are you Imaginary Reviewer? Happy Thanksgiving!

You'll have to tell me more Jess and I'll see if I can get you off the hook, or the hoe.

Anonymous Tina - The Eskimos have more than one hundred words for Canadian Thanksgiving so you'll have to ask them, I have no idea. Thanks for the good wishes.

Are you saying you'd like to have me Suze? What's that all aboot?

Most of it will be spent in my head Tanya but there may be a quick jaunt to the Americas.

Ms. Rocket is a good ambassadoress for the country Pistols, keep her near. And, never forget!

Me too Beckeye! You'd better be on!

Bubs said...

I thought your wattle and comb was quite festive.

Bubs said...

Oh, and happy Thanksgiving!

genn6 said...

Happy Thanksgiving! I just LOVE this season....I'm guessing the leaves are already turning for you, we should have some serious colour here in Ohio in another week or so...

the princess said...

you just gotta love turkey day dale. happy thanksgiving and I hope you stuff yourself.

so much to be thankful for, where do I begin? :)

Cormac Brown said...

Happy North Of The Border Turkey Day!

You certainly seem to be surrounded by them at work, so hopefully the herd will be thinned out by Monday.

Barbara Bruederlin said...

You're thankful that I am here, and not there with you? Is that what you are implying?

I am crushed. And I have been working on my turkey devouring manners and everything.

Have a happy thanksgiving, regardless, Dale!

Esther said...

Happy Thanksgiving! I didn't know it was so early in Canada. Is it because you're farther north?

X. Dell said...

Wow. When you looked like that, were you freezing? If so, I must commend you for your resolve. After all, nothing's harder than quitting cold turkey.

Slaygirl said...

Happy Turkey weekend Dale!

Coaster Punchman said...

Gobble gobble!

Dale said...

Why thank you Bubs! White or dark wattle for you?

The festival of colour has definitely begun Genn6 and it is pretty but it always takes me some time with the mourning of the passing of summer.

So you're telling me to get stuffed eh Princess? Hmph. You too!

If only I was in charge of the culling of the herd Cormac. After a nice long weekend (and ahem, I'm off the rest of the week too), I should be in fine form to ignore them all.

Barbara, don't be crushed, you don't need my big bag of bullshit. Have a nice Thanksgiving!

I'm not sure Esther, it might just be that we're bored and want something a little earlier. Thanks for the good wishes.

Cold as ice X. Dell but now I'm so slender and tender, nobody's bound to hunt me down. Cold turkey - hahaha!

You too Slaygirl, I hope it's festive and enjoyable for you.

That's what I plan to do Coaster Punchman. Why do you always make me feel dirty? :-)

Bluez said...

Happy Thanksgiving ala Canadian style!

I'm ready for some turkey with all the fixin's and some football and some kids at my table...

Les Becker said...

Happy Turkey Day, Dale! Enjoy.

Cap'n Ergo "Carthage" Jinglebollocks said...

You mean you had that tufty-hairy thing removed from your chest?? Congrats!!

katrocket said...

Happy Thanksgiving Dale!!! I've been asked to make a "tofurkey" for some of my non-squirrel herbivore friends. Please pray for me.

Gifted Typist said...

I am thankful I'm not having turkey this wk/end

Leonesse said...

But, what about the KBL? Are you thankful for her?

Chancelucky said...

Happy Thanksgiving Dale and to all those Canadian blogging brethren of yours. Why is it that you guys do turkey too? Shouldn't it be like Molson's or something?

mellowlee said...

I hope you had a great TG weekend Dale!

Beth said...

VERY thankful we have you!

Chris said...

Yay for turkey! Yay I say! Yay!

Dale said...

Football at the table Bluez? Now that sounds like fun!

Thanks Les, hope you didn't work too hard that day!

Everything I do Cap'n, I do it for you (and the good of humankind).

I hope there'll be a post on this 'tofurkey' adventure Kat, it sounds dreadful.

Same here GT, I didn't have it either. Thanks for being like minded.

Only minimally thankful Leonesse, remember how she tried to poison me? Okay, I did get a blog post out of that too - yes, thankful.

We drink like turkeys, yes Chancelucky. You're wise to us.

Did just that Mel, I hope you did too.

Sweetness and light are only two of your delicious ingredients Beth.

Sorry to disappoint Chris, I skipped the turkey but next time I'll have enough for you too.

Katie Schwartz said...

HAPPY belated THANKSGIVING! I hope you had a relaxing and fabulous long weekend of noshing and dishing.

Dale said...

It was excellent Katie, thank you very much!