Tag: Thanksgiving

Come, Ye Thankful People Come

  Happy Thanksgiving! Yes, we know. Pilgrims. Mayflower. Cranberrys. And all that rot. Here in Virginia we know that the first real English Thanksgiving occurred along the James River some two years before the Pilgrims even left England. Read the story here. I wrote my own article about it some time back: Now Thank We …

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Anniversaries and Thanksgiving Eve

We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them. Abigail Adams   Mrs. Adams may have been ahead of her time. Or perhaps it has always been that way. It’s November 22. A significant day in our household. Today the bride and I celebrate 31-some-of-them-wonderful years. I tell our story …

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