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.

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  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…

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  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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