thoughts on Thanksgiving

I am at the Farm! Oh, supreme joy! I can't post much as I am about to go to the weekly Community Meeting, but did want to post a wish of Happy Thanksgiving to all! I try and focus on the being thankful part...not the "we traded the Native Americans, in what we called the Louisiana Purchase, with some shiny objects and then pushed them off their other lands" aspect. Or the "take these pox infested blankets...it's cold out!" aspect of our history! 

That said, 

"I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land." ~ Jon Stewart
 
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

Comments

SWP said…
"Squanto's life story is remarkable, and we ought to make sure our children and grandchildren learn about it. Sadly, most books about Squanto omit references to his Christian faith. But I'm delighted to say that Eric Metaxas has written a wonderful children's book called Squanto and the Miracle of Thanksgiving. I highly recommend it."

You had metioned in a previous post the dearth of good children's books for Thanksgiving. Any book about Squanto might be a great read, but I found this reference while blogging.

Say hi to Candy, Patti, Noel, Stephanie, and Flavio for me.
Amos said…
Jon Stewart is a genius...
JennPav said…
hahaha, well I am very happy to hear that you had a nice Thanksgiving!Next time I am in town, though, no funny business. You be there.
Miss Cellaneous said…
Mr. Cellaneous and I refer to it as "Turkey Genocide Day". That Jon Stewart quote is the best - thanks for sharing it! Miss you and hoep you had a great time being where you love!
Rebecca said…
Awww the farm! It was such a great few days! The messed up trip home was totally worth it! By the way, if you are ever in NYC, tickets the the Daily Show are free!
Thoughts on these comments:
Squanto is a funny name.
Jon Stewart is a GENIUS!
I will try Jenny!
Miss C, I remember laughing about that when we were at WSU...doesn't that feels like ages ago??!
Becca, I totally have been wanting to go see a show FOREVER! And the FARM was def. worth the crappy getting there part!

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