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Sunday Photo – Tryptophan

Another Thanksgiving has come and gone. Friends and family have congregated and dispersed and many turkeys, cranberries and pies have been eaten. With a feast like Thanksgiving, one of the great traditions is the post-prandial stupor. The amino acid tryptophan, […]

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Happy Thanksgiving – The Four F’s!

Family, Friends, Food and (for many) Football. Thanksgiving remains the purest of holidays as it is one that brings people together to remember, to respect and, of course, to share a meal. It is a day of introspection and conviviality, […]

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Sunday Photo – Bad Weekend To Be a Turkey

Wild turkeys, like this one pecking outside my house early last spring, have a chance. For the domesticated varieties, not so much. I know, I’m looking forward to mine! Happy Thanksgiving!
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Sunday Photo – Looking Ahead

July 4th is here and gone. While procuring me meal for that holiday, I spied these young turkeys, one or two of whom will be gracing my Thanksgiving table in a few months. These recently hatched heritage breed birds are […]

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Sunday Photo – Thanksgiving Fun

When one thinks of Thanksgiving, it is often the food that is the first thing that comes to mind. Great food is certainly something that I am thankful for and it clearly is a huge part of the day, but […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

I personally have so much to be thankful for – particularly my family and friends. I also am thankful for the roof over my head, the job that keeps it there and the food that I eat. I am thankful […]

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Sunday Photo – Squash

Thanksgiving is around the corner. The Turkey always gets the headlines, but this is also a time when the humble squash also gets to shine. Baked in pies, puréed and served as soup and cooked so many other ways, various types are […]

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Thanksgiving – My Favorite Holiday

Thanksgiving is such a bittersweet holiday for my family. November is tinged gray with the deaths of some of those dearest to us – both of my parents as well as my mother-in-law died on or around this time of […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is the universal American family holiday. It is a holiday of tradition. The exact traditions followed may vary from family to family and those traditions within a family may evolve over time, but there isn't a holiday in […]

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Thanks for Old Friends

It had been almost ten years since we were all together with our families in one place, that place being at my home in upstate, N.Y. Thanksgiving in Arizona had its own appeal and with the kind invitation and urging of Armando and his wife Suzanne, we all managed to get ourselves there.
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