Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Encore Performance: Turkey in the Straw

Here’s a rerun of last year’s musical offering for the Thanksgiving holiday, with an update on artist Michael Melle’s delightful “straw people” over in Lenox.  Thanksgiving in the USA began in New England; and New England still sets the theme … Continue reading

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Turkey in the Straw (fully staged)!

Thanksgiving in the USA began in New England; and New England still sets the theme for Turkey Day’s landscape and music, as in Over the River and Through the Woods, to Grandmother’s House We Go: We’re not expecting snow this … Continue reading

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It’s Coming, Coming — Gone!

The funny thing about Thanksgiving, or any huge meal, is that you spend 12 hours shopping for it and then chopping and cooking and braising and blanching. Then it takes 20 minutes to eat it and everybody sort of sits … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Treasure

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. —- Thornton Wilder One of the seven wonders of today’s musical world  is singer Barbara Cook, the timeless and ageless. Here … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Countdown —

Some hae meat and canna eat, And some wad eat that want it; But we hae meat, and we can eat, Sae let the Lord be thankit. — Robert Burns P.S. Stay tuned for the daily Thanksgiving quote —

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Thanksgiving Countdown —-

  What we’re really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving? — Erma Bombeck     (P.S. Stay tuned for … Continue reading

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