November 2021 will be another year we have to experience Thanksgiving Day while the Covid-19 Pandemic applies.
For some it won’t matter at all. Covid doesn’t exist, or matter enough to them to care. Nothing will change at all. Toss me the Football, hand me the remote, pass the gravy, just one more beer, fall asleep on the couch, see you next year.
For others Covid is a serious life changing ordeal that has brought nothing positive and potentially loss into their lives. Lock the doors, wear a mask, stick a needle in my arm, do it again, dinner from the freezer tonight, I hope we are here next year.
Either way the preverbal sands drop through the hour glass and it comes every year. Death, Famine, Disease, Good fortune, it really doesn’t matter. Time marches on. So it’s happening, and what is the point.
Well. For most, American Thanksgiving is a time for Family. For some it may just be a day off, or a moment to reflect on the history of the day. But since the majority just takes the time to spend it with Family, I will focus primarily on that.
Why am I calling it “American Thanksgiving”? Well For a couple of reasons. One, this is the internet, so the world wide web has access to this page (unless you are in North Korea, and a few other places). These blogs are for everyone. Another reason is because Thanksgiving happens in other parts of the world. Mainly “Canadian Thanksgiving” comes to mind, but you get the idea. In a world of PC BS, You have to be black and white in your meaning, because grey area gets you in trouble.
Wow. I am just rambling here. What were we talking about? Thanksgiving. American Thanksgiving. 2021 American Thanksgiving. I don’t even know why I am writing about this. I have never gone online and said, “Hey! I wish there was a blog about American Thanksgiving that I could read right now.” I mean it is a bit strange to even be typing about this right now.
I think I am done. I’m done. Am I done?
No, I can’t just leave this like this. We haven’t gotten anywhere yet, and I can’t start a blog and not finish it! My first blog had a “Just Do It” mentality, so I will carry on with that jam.
I must go on.
Are you still reading this? You are amazing. You have mental fortitude, and I applaud you for dealing with this mediocrity.
OK. So let’s not complicate this holiday during these complicated times. Try to enjoy the day the best way that you can. We have had hard Thanksgivings in the past for many, many other reasons, and this year isn’t much different in severity. Wake up, fight another day, enjoy it with Turkey or whatever, and then head to bed. Do it again tomorrow but with the benefit of left overs!
Look past the current problems and issues in your life, and look towards your friends, neighbors, and loved ones. Just enjoy some time with them while you can.
Happy Turkey Day everyone.
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