Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

The Strangest Thanksgiving Ever!

Everyone has a mental image of Thanksgiving that is right out of a Norman Rockwell painting: the family around the table, Dad carving the turkey, the children beautifully dressed and smiling. Well not all Thanksgivings are like that. I have … Continue reading

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Truth Telling and other pitfalls

In 1991, while living in Washington D.C., I wrote a short piece of social history at Thanksgiving for the Washington Post entitled: “A Pilgrim Primer.” Its intent was to clarify many of the myths and misconceptions about the Pilgrims in … Continue reading

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