Tag: thanksgiving

This is the day we Americans celebrate abundance with feasts great and modest, with a multitude of football games from high school right on up to the pros, and with the traditional falling asleep on sofas and recliners, stuffed as surely as was the Thanksgiving turkey. And like the name says, we give thanks. We […]

I’ve never been able to understand the mayhem associated with the day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, particularly since that day sort of marks the beginning of Christmas shopping, a holiday ostensibly about peace, joy and love. Not so for a 15 year-old girl from Muskegon, MI, who was trampled (fortunately not to death) by rabid […]

This is the day folks give thanks with prayers of appreciation for roast turkey, for the stuffing, for the cranberry sauce, the potatoes, the gravy, the rolls, the pumpkin pie, the veggies, even including the squash that normally has no chance of appreciation at all as compared to the corn or the peas. We might […]