Thursday, November 24, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving!


To anyone anywhere who reads this, Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Day has always been - and remains - my favorite secular holiday. It perfectly captures the season and invites us (whether or not we chose to respond) to reflect upon our history as a nation and on the condition of our current national community. But, most of all, it is an especially beautiful time for basic human community, that of family and friends gathered around the table of God's and nature's bounty and the results of human labor.

Deep in my treasury of holiday memories is Perry Como's classic rendition every Thanksgiving of Bless This House. For the authentic 1950 sound, go to


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