Photo of the Week: What Are You Thankful For?

| 11/18/2011 1:56:32 PM

Tags: Birds, animals, turkeys, photography, photo of the week, winter, thankful,

It’s Thanksgiving time. So what better photo for a “Photo of the Week” blog than one of turkeys? It might possibly be mandatory practice.


The photographer here did a good job of getting this picture without scaring off the birds. There is good focus and enough background to know what’s going on. A bit more zoom would have been awesome, but, you don’t want to get too close. 

I wanted to do something a little different this week. This blog post will not be about how we should look around and be aware of our world, or of things we don’t think of on the homestead. Instead, I wanted to give MOTHER EARTH NEWS readers a little bit of insight into some of the people that are responsible for the magazine and online content.

Every Thanksgiving, many of us are asked the same cliché question: What are you thankful for? The editorial staff at MOTHER EARTH NEWS answered this question and here is what we are thankful for this holiday season:

Jennifer: “Sunshine (even on these windy days), the existence of true love (go ahead and puke if you want, my gardens, my farmers, and of course, my Lloyd (yep, the cat.)

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