I like football. I find its an exciting strategic game. Its a great way to avoid conversation with your family at Thanksgiving.
It has been an unchallengeable American doctrine that cranberry sauce, a pink goo with overtones of sugared tomatoes, is a delectable necessity of the Thanksgiving board and that turkey is uneatable without it.
It was dramatic to watch my grandmother decapitate a turkey with an ax the day before Thanksgiving. Nowadays the expense of hiring grandmothers for the ax work would probably qualify all turkeys so honored with gourmet status.
You may have heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. There's another day you might want to know about: Giving Tuesday. The idea is pretty straightforward. On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, shoppers take a break from their gift-buying and donate what they can to charity.
There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
If you count all your assets you always show a profit.
He who thanks but with the lips. Thanks but in part; the full, the true Thanksgiving. Comes from the heart.
We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink.
How wonderful it would be if we could help our children and grandchildren to learn thanksgiving at an early age. Thanksgiving opens the doors. It changes a child's personality. A child is resentful, negative, or thankful. Thankful children want to give, they radiate happiness, they draw people.
Only a stomach that rarely feels hungry scorns common things.
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
Thanksgiving, when the Indians said, "Well, this has been fun, but we know you have a long voyage back to England".
It must be an odd feeling to be thankful to nobody in particular. Christians in public institutions often see this odd thing happening on Thanksgiving Day. Everyone in the institution seems to be thankful 'in general.' It's very strange. It's a little like being married in general.
I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.
Let us remember that, as much has been given us, much will be expected from us, and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips, and shows itself in deeds.
Reflect upon your present blessings
Most turkeys taste better the day after; my mother's tasted better the day before.
Gratitude can turn a meal into a feast.
Pride slays thanksgiving, but a humble mind is the soil out of which thanks naturally grow. A proud man is seldom a grateful man, for he never thinks he gets as much as he deserves.
Thanksgiving is the day when you turn to another family member and say, 'How long has Mom been drinking like this?' My Mom, after six Bloody Marys looks at the turkey and goes, 'Here, kitty, kitty.'
I love Thanksgiving turkey... It's the only time in Los Angeles that you see natural breasts.
Thanksgiving is an emotional holiday. People travel thousands of miles to be with people they only see once a year. And then discover once a year is way too often.
God is glorified, not by our groans, but by our thanksgivings.
An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.
We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.
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