Today is also Katy Day. Katy is my first born, born on a Thanksgiving morning once upon a time ago. She is my joy, my inspiration and light of my life. I love her dearly.
Tonight while reaching for that piece of pie, gather hands with those around the table and sing like this.
HBD 2 Katy
HBD dear Katy
HBD 2 you.
From our house to yours enjoy a Happy Thanksgiving, hopefully safely ensconced in the comforting bosom of family and friends. It has become too rare that families gather to share food and stories. Children miss out when holidays are ignored. Holiday's provide the perfect backdrop for kids to overhear grownups reminiscing about the days before wi-fi, or wireless TV remotes.
I love to make fun of Thanksgiving, it's one of my traditions. American's tend to have such a poor sense of history that too many folk believe the Pilgrims arrived in North America with Columbus. In a just world, we'd be celebrating the Spanish, who arrived 40 years before the English, contribution to American culture. At least the food would be better.
And finally, for those of you too wrapped up in the day's feast to know when to put down the fork I suggest this:
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