Tired.. holidays' will do that to you. I know the guys are tired from the holiday tradition.. hee hee
The turkey was terrific, the company & the weather all enjoyable. It was a lovely weekend & the new ‘task tradition’ of chopping trees was also fruitful - ready for the winter ahead. Reading about fuels cost rising, even more thankful for dead trees along the driveway - they are pretty much gone, eliminating and possibility of them falling causing an inconvenience.
The dogs had a good time too! As they always do. I found a tick this a.m. on Arrow- so check your dogs. I felt there’ much to be thankful for - yuk on the tick but glad I found it!
A weekend being aware of others feeling not so thankful - like all those losing their jobs. Not long ago we hailed nurses & Dr.s as heroes and now many are being fired, 'let go' after they cared endless hours for the sick & dying, because they have no choice. Vaccinate or lose your job… is creating chaos that is not felt yet. This is how we treat “hero’s”? No one seemed to care when they were not vaccinated looking after everyone. It occurred to me (& many):
If the vaccines work - why are the vaccinated afraid of the unvaccinated?
If vaccines work- what’s the problem?
If you are vaccinated the idea is, you are safe.. is it not?
If you are vaccinated - you trust 'it' or you don't... why concern yourself with the unvaccinated.
Isn’t that the reason for the push, for the jab?
I watched an interview with a pro basketball player (I think it was basketball) who was forced to get vaccinated or wouldn’t be able to play.. he was vaccinated & you could see the sadness, defeat & possibly a bit of resentment… how is that good for someones mental or physical health? Many who are forced to vaccinated who really don’t believe in it- will be pondering for a long time if they did the right thing for their own body.
To date, I have been able to refuse medications, pills, opiates, even radiation & another brain surgery- and I have refused because none of these have been successful - suggesting another surgery with again no guarantee of success - should be a persons CHOICE. It was a lovely thanksgiving even with pain, arthritis pain from cooler, damp weather & getting the house clean for company & meal prep & TN pain from being tired & added stress (which holidays are), both part of life, with the pain. I choose to live life to the fullest, not ‘doped out on pain killers, numbed with alcohol or even too high on cannabis - I am thankful I can still do things like clean & meal prep… & don’t forget the ball throwing!
Life is about joy & suffering, we would not appreciate either without the other. I hope things work out for those who quit because they have a choice. I think all these businesses that don’t agree with forcing vaccines should open up their own businesses - & let others choose if they want to use their services.
Vaccinated or not, I am thankful for everyone still here to celebrate another year, 2 people I know this year passed away, neither from covid… both vaccinated - they had to be.
I was gifted some more feathered family for the coop, I’m thankful as the pen looked a little empty since the goats are gone. They are also different chickens! I admit, I had no idea until recently there were so many different chickens, not all are great egg layers- but an artists delight! I have at least 6 different breed of chickens now to enjoy. Each very different in appearance, it’s been a pleasure just sitting watching- they all seem to get along and still no fighting, I guess because the coop & pen have lots of room to roam & scratch.
Give thanks! I’m thankful for chickens & choice!