Philip: OK, everybody. I want to welcome Harry and his daughter Michelle to Thanksgiving with us.
Harry: Thank you, Dr.Stewart.
Philip: Call me Philip.
Philip: But first, I think we should take a moment and remember the meaning of Thanksgiving.
Harry: Philip, I took Michelle to a school play about the first Thanksgiving.
Philip: Well, why don't you tell us about that, Michelle?
Michelle: Thanksgiving was about the Pilgrims, the first settlers in America. They shared the first harvest with the Indians and gave thanks.
Philip; All right. Then in that spirit let each of us give thanks. Each in his own way.Who wants to begin?
Grandpa: I will. I give thanks for being here with my family and for being well, so I can enjoy you all.
Robbie: All right! We love you, Grandpa.
Susan: I'd like to give thanks for a healthy year, a good job, and for meeting Harry and Michelle.
Harry: We'd like to give thanks for meeting Susan and the Stewart family.
Michelle: I love you, Daddy.
Susan: Thanks, Harry. That was very kind of you.
Robbie: I'd like to give thanks for Grandpa coming to live with us. And I'd also like to thank my math teacher for giving me a passing grade. And call me , Alexandra.
Grandpa: She'll call.
Richard; You go first, Marilyn.
Marilyn: I'm thinking. You go first.
Richard: Well, you all know I'm working on my photo album.It's not finished yet. And I'd like to thank Marilyn for being so patient.
Marilyn: Thanks, Richard. I should thank you for encouraging me to keep working on my fashion designs I'm lucky to have a husband with an artistic eye.
Ellen: Oh, we have a lot to be thankful for. For the food on this table. Just like th Pilgrims.
Philip: I'll go along with that, Ellen.
Ellen: Well, help me serve, Robbie.
Harry: It was a wonderful meal, Mrs. Stewart. Thank you.
Richard: And now to see the end of the football game.
Ellen: Where are you going, Philip?
Philip: Remember, the Michigan football game? And Michigan needs a touchdown.
Ellen: Did you forget something?
Robbie: Dad, your famous apple pie.
Philip: Just let me see the score, Ellen.
Marilyn: Go ahead, Philip.We should all take a little break before dessert.
Ellen: Oh, who could that be? Oh, it must be Alexandra. I invited her to come by for dessert.
Robbie: You did?
Grandpa: I like Ellen.
Robbie: You know everyone, Alexandra.
Ellen: No, she doesn't know Harry Bennett and his daughter Michelle.
Alexandra: Nice to meet you.
Alexandra: Hi, Marilyn.Hi, Susa... Happy Thanksgiving.
Ellen: And Alexandra brought us a pumpkin pie.
Robbie: Please sit down, Alexandra. Dad, Richard-Alexandra's here.
Richard: Michigan needs a touchdown. Three minutes to play. Hi, Alexandra. Welcome.
Philip: Hello, Alexandra, Yes, Michigan needs a touchdown. One tiny little touchdown, with just three minutes to play.
Alexanda: You want Michigan to win.
Philip: How'd you guess?
Ellen: What happened?
Philip: We forgot to trun the over on .
Ellen: We did? Philip, why don't you go watch the last three minutes of the game.I will serve coffee and pumpkin pie.
Philip: OK. I'll be back in a few minutes.
Ellen: Robbie,would you bring the dessert plates. And, Marilyn, would you pour coffee, please.
Marilyn: Sure, Ellen.
Grandpa: How was your Thanksgiving dinner, Alexandra?
Alexandra: Just wouderful, Mr. Stewart. The Molinas are a large family. I love being with them.
Robbie: I'm glad you came by , Alexandra.
Alexandra: I am, too.
Philip: Touchdown! Touchdown! Touchdown!
Grandpa: Great Thanksgiving. Lots to be thankful for. Michigan scored a touchdown. Alexandra came by . And nobody misses Philip's famous apple pie.
Ellen: Oh, Grandpa!