I have a bone to pick with Thanksgiving. Every year, November 1st rolls around, and even before the Halloween candy has been divvied up, Thanksgiving blows through the door (never mind that there are still nearly four weeks before it's due) and sucks all the air out of the room. Magazines, newspapers, blogs (yes, us too!) dive headlong into cranberry sauce, turkey, stuffing and gravy.
I want to know: Who decided that we should spend an entire month preparing for just one meal? That's what Thanksgiving is, after all. One big meal. An important one, yes, a meal full of tradition and joy and fellowship, but still just one meal. I count at least 89 more meals in November — what about them? More