Thursday, November 22, 2012
On this Thanksgiving Day, especially after Hurricane Sandy, there is a need to give thanks for the simple things in life. For family and friends. For our health and safety. For everything else that God provides.
For those things that make us smile. And laugh out loud.
The irrepressible Maxine who says what she thinks. When I get to be her age, I will definitely relish doing exactly that, lol.
This is the real Norman Rockwell drawing-
And before we place the blame on the tryptophan for the "turkey coma", the culprit is really the serotonin effect of all the protein-fat combination or just the gluttonous excuse of the holiday. Or it could just be the alcohol. These poor turkeys don't have a chance.
This is the Brits' version of their Christmas turkey-
And this is why I don't even try to cook turkey. Hello Boston Market.
Addendum: Nov. 26, 2013
For the first time since 1888, the two holidays of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah will converge. This marks the first joint celebration of the two holidays named THANKSGIVUKKAH. Enjoy the holiday with family and friends.