Monthly Archives: November 2011
As Sneak Like A Ninja Day creeps closer and closer it’s easy to feel overwhelmed; am I prepared? Am I ready? The good news? There is still time. But December the fifth is coming. Act now. Think ahead. Don’t let … Continue reading
I can put my finger on the exact moment where Thanksgiving related food stopped being appealing: Friends Ken and Carrie invited us over for dinner and a game of cards, and I gave in to uncouth temptation and drank a … Continue reading
So here’s the issue: the last thing anyone really wants after Thanksgiving is more dinner.
Back in London my sister Sarah is currently writing a thesis that hopefully will enable her to become a master of wine. Can I just say, what an awesome thing to almost be a master of. I can barely master … Continue reading
I love the Thanksgiving Day parade. I love the strangeness of seeing the giant figures floating over the buildings of the Upper West Side. But more than this, I love the night before the parade,when the balloons are inflated in … Continue reading
As Thanksgiving accelerates towards us my friends react in different ways to the concept of spending highly charged time with family and in-laws.
Here are some of the things that a quick poll of my friends revealed they are thankful for this year: good health, family, having jobs, not having mice, iPads. Here’s what I am thankful for this year: I did not … Continue reading
One year, Jon and I abandoned traditions that we hardly even knew about yet, and spent Thanksgiving weekend in Las Vegas.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Great excitement; the paper turkeys can once more grace the window sill. That’s not a metaphor for something. I mean actual paper turkeys. And also paper pumpkins and garland. Gotta love a theme.
Fall colors and romance. That was the plan.