I was a freshman at BYU. I didn't have any where to go for Thanksgiving so my roommate Cindy invited me to join her and her two older brothers at their Aunt Mary and Uncle Tom's house. I had already met 5 of Cindy's siblings and her parents. This was the first time I'd ever met her brother Bob. I knew he was tall and he had played volleyball. I think I'd also heard some other stories about this Bob guy (mean older brother type stuff- these stories stopped being told to me once I got to know this guy for some reason).
I thought Bob was kind of cute but I wasn't impressed that he didn't seem to want to talk to his grandma (his grandma that reminded me of my little grandma). After dinner we went to Bob and Allen's apartment and played games. I think there was a little flirting going on but after that was pretty much the last I saw of Bob until the next school year.
Kathy and I both worked at the MTC cafeteria this Thanksgiving. Bob and Cindy went to St. George so this was a Bobless thanksgiving. I was Cindy's roommate at the Raintree and Bob also lived in the Raintree that year. We were all in the same FHE group and Bob started hanging out with us and we became friends. Four days after Thanksgiving was November 27th (I had to look this one up online) that's Little Grandma's birthday and it's the day Bob and I officially started dating.
Bob had just come home from his 6 month internship in Virginia. We had decided to "date other people" while he was gone but neither of us really did. We had brought up the "M" word and thought that we'd pretty much know if we wanted to get married when he got back. Well, we still really liked each other. We went to Bob and Cindy's Uncle Richard's house for Thankgiving. About twoish weeks later on my birthday Bob proposed.
Other Thanksgivings of note-
2003- I was in my first trimester of my pregnancy with Jaide. We made a whole turkey and whatnot. Our only guest for Thanksgiving was my vegetarian sister Kathy. I got really sick of turkey really fast.
2007- first Thanksgiving since I was pregnant with Jaide that I've really been looking forward to eating Thanksgiving food.
Left- Thanksgiving 2006
We hung out at home and had chicken instead of turkey (Bob's not a big turkey fan). We went and had pie with Bob's cousin Mary and her family. Jaide sure loves her second cousins!