Thursday, November 24, 2011

Turkey Day

"Thanksgiving commemorates the first harvest feast at which the pilgrims sat down with the Indians to thank them for all their help and to tell them, 'Oh, and by the way, we've decided we want the whole country.'"

I read this in the Bill Bryson book I'm a Stranger Here Myself back in January. After actually laughing out loud, I filed it in the back of my brain to use today. 

So, Happy Thanksgiving everyone! 


  1. Or as Jon Stewart 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."

    But he probably got the idea from Bill Bryson.

    Happy Thanksgiving Poochie!

  2. If you can manage to survive the meal (which YOU provided for the most part) and the ensuing massacre your progeny have a small chance at a casino.

    Good luck with that.