Saturday, November 19, 2011

More Pie Anyone?

"Thanksgiving, man.  Not a good day to be my pants."  ~Kevin James

There is one day that is ours.  There is one day when all we Americans who are not self-made go back to the old home to eat saleratus biscuits and marvel how much nearer to the porch the old pump looks than it used to.  Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.  ~O. Henry

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. The great migration of people back home, to sit and eat too much with the people that drive them nuts, but love them anyway. Our tradition is pretty much the same every year. Turkey, with the occasional pork roast instead (it's a Czech thing), my Grama V's cherry jello, corn stuff casserole, collards, the Lion's game on tv,  pie and a nap... and a post-nap turkey sammie with bread and butter pickles.  Actually, the sandwiches are the best part as far as I am concerned.

What's your tradition?


looneygrant said...

Gotta love Thanksgiving traditions. Ours is that my dad and I go out hunting in the morning. Then a massive dinner at whichever side of the family we are visiting this year. Of course you HAVE to watch the Lions and this year should at least be a decent game.

Amanda MacDonald said...

@ Grant- Good luck with your hunt and have a great Thanksgiving!

Bill Howard said...

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Thanks, and great blog!