What Did You Expect, a Turkey Card?

I was invited to spend this particular Thursday in Connecticut with some wonderful family friends. And I, being so thankful and homesick, accepted this invitation. I love giving thanks. It’s a great thing to do. I said “thank you” multiple times to the family that invited me, probably to the point of annoyance. I’d rather do that everyday but not one a day commemorating the slaughter of Native Americans on the “New Land”.  So this is the one day where I never say “thank you”.

 Bella's beautiful apple crumble

Bella's beautiful apple crumble

 

I’m not one to judge Christopher Columbus for not having a GPS and then giving an educated guess. I am, however, one to judge the whole genocide thing. Not cool. That’s probably the least cool thing someone could do. Like super ~uncool~.

 
 Those are cinnamon marshmallows on the pumpkin pie, not tofu cubes.

Those are cinnamon marshmallows on the pumpkin pie, not tofu cubes.

 
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I do celebrate “thanksgiving”. I celebrate it on June 6th . But this night is a more formal, well-funded, color coordinated, family and friend dinner.  And I will forever be thankful for it

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Even if we don't believe in every aspect of a holiday, the simple beliefs are what we celebrate. Or even simpler, just say "thank you for dinner" and move tf on. 

 
 Annie with this bitchin' pumpkin pie

Annie with this bitchin' pumpkin pie

End your night with one more 'thank you', to whoever or whatever you want. Something that made the difference.

 

 

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