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Tag Archives: Thanksgiving
It’s become an absolute Thanksgiving tradition that the night before the parade Jon and I head to the Natural History Museum to see the giant balloons tethered down under nets, ready and waiting to fly.
As Thanksgiving approaches it’s good to have a cocktail on hand to combat any seasonal stresses. My in-laws are visiting from Scotland this year, and though ordinarily I would not find this stressful, the last parental visit we had coincided … Continue reading
What’s not to love about Thanksgiving? Americans eat mashed sweet potatoes covered in mini marshmallows, drizzled with maple syrup, then broilled / grilled to a molten goo. This is amazing.
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