Thanksgiving is coming. Sort of.

Thanksgiving will be here next week and, frankly, I’m pissed. Do you know how you’ll be celebrating this year? I don’t. Not exactly. I mean, I knew we’d not be socializing with anyone who doesn’t live here in Vermont. I … Read More

November 22, our day that will live in infamy

Today is the day before Thanksgiving (always the fourth Thursday in November), the most quintessentially American holiday I can name, right up there with July 4th (our Independence Day).  This day before Thanksgiving is traditionally a very busy day for … Read More

Finding Thanksgiving

posted in: Holidays, Politics 16

  In keeping with my practice of showcasing American holidays as often as possible, I write today of Thanksgiving, the quintessential American holiday.  Here’s a classic Thanksgiving picture.     There’s much going on in this picture. There’s also much missing, heavy winter … Read More

First World Problems

December 2, 2015 Last spring on a visit to my grandchildren in Ohio, I had occasion to talk to my eight-year-old granddaughter Kendall about “First World Problems.” Have you heard the term?  I had thought it was an idea originating … Read More

Thanksgiving Post

  SUBSCRIBERS: Please be sure to see my notice at the end of this post.  Thanks.   Here in the U.S., Thanksgiving is upon us.   Thanksgiving has long been one of my favorite holidays, though as my sons and their families … Read More

%d bloggers like this: