Well, maybe I am the squirrelly one because I found my fingers typing THAT headline instead of “eat, drink and be merry” … hmm, feet and fingers, please don’t fail me now! Perhaps my fingers are still frozen from this morning’s walk in the single-digit temps?
So, who will be at your holiday table today? I know everyone has a oddball character or two showing up for these big holiday dinners. You gather the family and friends and wonder if you should make place cards, or let them pick their own seats, then hope for the best. You cross your fingers that the conversation is pleasant and doesn’t stray to politics or other taboo topics, because that would be worse than worrying about runny gravy or lumpy mashed potatoes.
But, try as you may, it is hard to anticipate what will transpire at Thanksgiving dinner. There are always going to be a few quirky characters at every gathering – ornery, argumentative, piggy, or a perpetually late arrival. Still others seem to forget their manners and don’t pass the stuffing, hog the dish with the green bean casserole, or insist they want to take the wishbone home with them.
What can you say about these folks?
Well, you just gotta love ‘em, right?
Happy Thanksgiving! I’ll leave you with this thought: