Thanksgiving Blessings

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Thanksgiving has always been a holiday for families to take the time to get together and gather around a meal that has been symbolic of the year’s good harvest.  This day gives us time to appreciate and be with our loved ones.

David Proctor


From Seed To Fork, Egg To Plate.

    We may not live on a farm, but we can grow where we live.





Gratitude – Count Your Blessings

by David Proctor 

 November 28, 2019

Urban Farm Lifestyle Magazine    Published Weekly

This will be the seventh Thanksgiving that we will not have Molly Anne physically with us. 

Even though this greatly saddens my heart, I still have the great memories spent with Molly and our family at Thanksgiving time.

We do have many things to be thankful for.

Valentines Day

Thanksgiving 2006

Thanksgiving 2006 – Caitlin, Molly, Carolyn, & Kelsey – Front Room

Thanksgiving 2013

Thanksgiving 2013 – First Without Molly

My girls have grown up and are starting their own lives, which is great, that is how it should be.  I hope that Thanksgiving will take on a similar meaning to them.

Caitlin and John are expecting a baby (girl) “due about” December 6, 2019.


38 weeks + 2 days

38 weeks + 2 days 11/24/2019

This will be my first grandbaby. I promise I will not spoil her! I plan on seeing them for Christmas.

Kelsey is working hard at her studies and at work while being at the University of Mary Washington. She has really enjoyed being in the admissions department and continues studies in English.

Carolyn is working in the medical field and hopes to continue with that and still have time for travel.



Carolyn, King, Kelsey, Lena

I have sold my house, after being in this home since 1995, it was time to move on.

I am working on a project in Auburn, Alabama which will probably keep me busy for a while.

I have a “vintage” 31’ 1978 International Sovereign Airstream.  My entertainment center in the camper has an eight-track player, I don’t have a TV yet but it still has the antenna on top like what homes had in the ’70s. 

I also purchased a 2013 ¾ ton Suburban to pull my “Palace on Wheels” with. Let the adventures begin.


Airstream, Me, Suburban

Airstream, Me, Suburban

Life has a lot of ironies! 

My friend from high school that I wanted to farm with is 100 miles from me in Slocomb, AL just down on the Florida border. He is living on the family farm. The same one that I rode my motorcycle down to visit from Missouri, back when I was in high school.
Even though I still have my residence in Fredericksburg, VA my tags on the camper and Suburban are Alabama.  I almost dropped out of college a few times while listening to Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd, and now I’m living here.

I wanted to raise Angus cattle and that is the prominent breed raised here. In fact, I have become friends with a rancher across the road from my office that use to teach and was involved with 4H and is heavily involved with Auburn University Veterinary Medicine School.

My office is located off of Beehive Road! I gave my bees away before I left.

I loving flying and now I live in a camper that very much resembles a fuselage.

I wanted to get back in a truck and always wanted a Suburban and now have one with 58,000 miles on it.

As you can see, I have quite a few things to be thankful for. Plus I wonder where things will take me. I know one thing, Delta Airlines is taking me to rock a grandbaby at Christmas!


Have a happy Thanksgiving and safe travels.

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