5 thoughts on “Ode to Thanksgiving”

  1. Happy Thanksgiving! I’d replace Mom’s cranberry jello with Mom’s cornbread dressing that I can’t ever quite make like her. But I’ll do it every year for the rest of my life. Enjoy your day.


  2. It’s almost impossible for American society to separate the two – the horror of the history and the continuation of the pillaging with… the warmest of family gatherings. Greetings from the home of the Ohlone, where I am enjoying leftovers of the first family dinner in twenty-four months…


  3. Mary Lee, what a contrast of thoughts and actions you share in this amazing ode. I love how you took the negatives of the holiday that signify the materialistic side of life and provided a tender stanza that brings us back to the real thought: family.


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