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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a great warm up for Christmas. Don’t get me wrong, I believe in giving thanks. It’s just that Thanksgiving sort of feels like a warm up for the main event. Fall is in swing, winter is coming, and there’s pumpkin pie. In an effort to maximize this holiday the way I have tried to do with Christmas, I’ve made the following itinerary: Wednesday: I’ll spend this day taking long walks through the neighborhood, drinking warm coffee (Irish coffee?), and relaxing with a good book. Then, in the evening I’ll watch a Thanksgiving movie. There are surprisingly few, but Planes, Trains & Automobiles is a good one. Thursday (AM): I’ll wake up late, eat a light breakfast, and listen to the The Big Chill soundtrack. That’s technically a Thanksgiving movie. However, the Thanksgiving dinner scene was cut. The edit took Kevin Costner out of the picture. But Jeff Goldblum is in the whole thing. Thursday (PM): Thursday afternoon is reserved for feasting. But I’ll be watching A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving with my infant daughter …