REMEMBER.. THIS IS FOR THE WORST MEMORIES OF THANKSGIVING!
Last yr in fact .My DH went hunting just about an hr away in the mountains he went early so he could still be at my parents by noon . Well I got a broken up cell phone call that I could barley make out that his truck broke down . about an hr later I got a little better call him telling me to please send a tow truck . I called tow company told them basically where he was and waited . another few hrs I got a call from two company saying they couldn't find him and it was snowing bad they had to turn back but would try to go in with a better rig . waited a few more hrs for them to return to townget other rig and nothing. Finally a call from then they still couldn't locate him even though they knew basically where he was it was snowing so bad they couldn't see anything . Finally I called the local police to tell them what was going ion it was dark but they sent a patrol to look for him nobody couldfind him so they sent search and rescue out for him because conditions were getting bad and they knew he needed to get out of there a freak snow storm was moving in . I got a call by midnight that it was a total white out and they had to remove search and rescuefrom the area . Of course I was a mess hearing that they were going to stop looking for him until morning I couldn't even control how scared I was I honestly was terrified he was already gone (it happend several times a yr around here that people get caught in these storms and don't come back alive) .
At 6 am they sent the local posse search and rescue out and local residents that lived in the mountains up there were all out looking for him it had snowed over 3 feet on top of what was already on the ground and they were getting air flight ready to go .I of course didn't sleep I was a crying mess my eyes were so swollen I could barley open them .The one thing I just couldn't do was call his parents and tell them that he had been missing for over 24 hrs I just couldn't say those words to them around 11 my sister called to tell them and at 1:30 my husband walked through my front door search and rescue never found him he walked out until he was found by another hunter(no coat mind you dumb man ) who fed him and brought him all the way home even though it wasn't anywhere close to were he was going or had even hunted that day just to get him home to me .That was the most terrifying day of my life we hadn't even been married a yr at that point and I really wasn't sure he was coming home . FB was amazing tool prayer request reached almost every state and I really think it more God and the power of prayer put that other man in his path when search and resuce couldnt even find him .
you ALL have me beaten! the only bad thing i can ever remember happening on thanksgiving was when our favorite dog of all time was a puppy. we found her living under a car. she was starved. but she was adorable! and turned out to be a wonderful pet. this was about 12 years ago. we brought the puppy because we brought her everywhere. everyone had be served and was eating then i realize - where IS THE DAMN PUPPY?? she should be bugging me for food! omg - what is she doing. i bolt from the table to find her in the kitchen. she had just pulled the left over turkey carcas off the counter and onto herself - the turkey was about twice her size so the bird smashed her. and kinda fell in a way tha she went into the cavity of the bird. so i have to get her out, then she is trying to eat the meat like she is starving so i had to wrestle her for the bird, she was snarling and nipped me and realized i stopped, she nipped me, and just gave up on the meat and groveled for forgiveness... ruined the bird, ruined my clothes, made my whole family hate that dog. she was always food crazy from being a baby without food but would have never done that as an adult dog. oh well.
I had two in a row. One was to tell me one of my best friends had died of a heart attack that morning. She got up to start cooking and said she felt dizzy and fell back on the bed. They said she was gone before her head hit bed.
The next Thanksgiving, I got a call that night to tell me that her husband had been out with his brothers riding 4 wheelers and he flipped his and it landed on him killing him instantly.
When I was a senior in high school, my grandma passed away the week before Thanksgiving. We always had Thanksgiving dinner at her house and we still tried to do it that year because my grandfather was still alive. It was awful!! I ended up asking my mom to take me home. I couldn't handle it!!
Realizing just how sick my mom was and that she had cancer
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