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Here's How the Military Changed My Thanksgiving

(Photo courtesy of Flickr user Satya Murthy under the Creative Commons License.)
(Photo courtesy of Flickr user Satya Murthy under the Creative Commons License.)

Colorful leaves, crisp air and cozy sweaters all rank as some of my favorite things, easily making fall my top season. Thanksgiving rounds it out perfectly, in a celebration of delicious food and family, before fall cedes to winter.

Perhaps more than any other holiday, my Thanksgiving has evolved due to my husband's military service. We may choose to travel for Christmas, but Thanksgiving is often at the mercy of work schedules, TDY trips and unexpected holiday work phone calls.

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