Tag: thanksgiving

  • “If You Don’t Agree, Unfriend Me”

    I’ve heard sentences of the form “If you [don’t agree with the blindingly-obvious point that I just made], unfriend me” a lot lately. And while I sympathize with the sentiment, I have to disagree with the tactic. The message is, if you can’t even agree that women should control their bodies / gay people should […]

  • Thanksgiving Pho

    Yesterday, around dinner time, we started digging through the Thanksgiving leftovers to see what looked good. M wanted soup. Great. Except that we didn’t have enough noodles for a decent soup, but we did have maifun rice noodles, so we used that instead. Basically, J combined the noodles with leftover turkey, plus carrots, onions, celery, […]

  • Thanksgiving Rules

    This year, I’m hosting Thanksgiving. Hooray! I’m a grownup! I’m looking forward to it. There are, however, some rules: Smoking: As the saying goes, there is no heaven or hell; just smoking and non-smoking. To that end, there will be two designated smoking areas, one out front and one on the patio out back (but […]

  • Fourth Thursday in November Playlist

    Arlo Guthrie, Alice’s Restaurant Massacree Anne Clark, All We Have to Be Thankful For William S. Burroughs, A Thanksgiving Prayer The Vyllies, The Food Prayer Jimmy Cliff, Piece of the Pie The Beatles, Honey Pie Led Zeppelin, Custard Pie The Godfathers, Cold Turkey Funker Vogt, Thanks For Nothing

  • Thanks to No One

    At this time of year, it’s traditional to say what you’re thankful for. And I’m thankful for a lot of things: that I know where my next meal is coming from, that I don’t have any debilitating diseases, that I have good friends and family… Heck, I’m thankful that the job I had to do […]