Thanksgiving is just a day away, so here's a list of the things our friends are grateful for this year. Some are silly, some are serious, but all of them are important.
I'm thankful for my boyfriend's mother who loves to cook, so I don't have to on Thanksgiving Day!
As a woman I'm thankful for living in America & having the right & opportunity to be equal & succeed!
I'm grateful for the multiple Tuesday evenings I spent at The Sandbar
drinking $1.50 Sapphires on the rocks and having singalongs with people
I didn't know. And trying to feed the fish popcorn through the glass.
Ahhh $1.50 anything Tuesday....so choice.
I'm thankful for my husband, daughter, and especially for the fact that I still have a job in this economy!
To have Sherron and Cole back.
I'm thankful that it's the small things in life that make me the happiest.
I'm thankful for you, Sandbar, and your fruity cocktails!
Lawrence, KS during basketball season!!!!
Your delicious cranberry and vodka that I had last Friday from you guys!
I am grateful to have survived the last year stronger & happier
than I could have thought possible. Sometimes the worst events of your
life can end up being the biggest blessings. I am lucky to have such
incredible friends (new & old) in my life. The Sandbar has
certainly served as the back drop to many of this years "moments."
I'm grateful for the Sandbar - that is when I get a chance to go there!
I'm grateful for the "shark attack".
There you have it- this year's gratitude list from Sandbar fans.
As we're driving to visit family for the holiday, we'll be putting together a list of things about our staff that we're grateful for this year.
And one last thing: if you're sticking around Lawrence this year for Thanksgiving, stop by. Coleen will open the bar around 7:30.
Thanksgiving is upon us, so I thought this would be a good time to stop and think about what we're grateful for this year.
Something we are really grateful for is our wonderful staff. This is the longest period of time we've gone with no turnover that I can remember. Hayley mentioned last night that she is the "newest" member of the staff, and she's been working here for over a year. They all say they won't leave unless they move away or they're dragged kicking and screaming out the door.
And of course, we're grateful for all of our customers and friends. Many of you have been loyal to us for many years, and we appreciate it!
What are you grateful for?
Leave a comment and tell us. Be silly or serious. Maybe it's something personal, or something big. We'll compile all the responses and post a list next week to celebrate Thanksgiving.
We just ordered some brand new drink toys! We've never had these toys before (that I remember anyway), and they'll be here in time to celebrate Thanksgiving.
(Image from Fun Express)
Everyone seems to really like the finger puppets whenever we decorate drinks with them, and we're trying to take advantage of the toy variety that the holidays provide.
Speaking of Thanksgiving...usually we are open for business that night for all the Lawrence locals who need to escape their families. However, it depends on what our staff is doing and if someone wants to work. We'll keep you posted.
If we never see another turkey again, we'll be happy. At least until next week.
The Sandbar had a fairly uneventful Thanksgiving holiday. We were open Thursday night for those of you looking for a beer after dinner. In years past, we had a tradition of counting all the dollar bills on the wall, but somewhere along the way we got out of the habit. I have no idea how many dollars were on the wall at last count; probably in the thousands, but who knows.
The only semi-interesting thing that seemed to occur was the ghost's harassment of Joe. He claims that the ghost kept throwing the trash can down the stairs to the basement. Could be. But the trash can's home is also a precarious perch, and it's sometimes difficult to get it set properly without sending it tumbling down the stairs.
The holiday season is now officially upon us. If you or your friends or your coworkers are interested in having a Christmas, graduation, or other type of party at The Sandbar, let us know. We don't do private parties or rentals, and of course we're limited to small numbers because of pesky fire codes, but we're happy to entertain. Just give us a call.
I think the only day of the year we're completely closed is Christmas Eve. Holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas often can be quite busy with displaced Lawrencians back in town for a visit. After all the food and family, sometimes you just need a bit of a break. And a beer.
Coleen will be tending bar and Andrew will be at the door. They'll probably be open around 8 p.m., so come on out for some holiday cheer.
The staff at The Sandbar hopes you all have a fun and safe holiday. Don't eat too much turkey.
For those of you who are looking for an excuse to get away from the family, we will be open later this evening. I can't tell you what time because it depends on what time Coleen decides to get there and open.
We're kind of flexible like that on Thanksgiving. Stop by for a drink later!