Sunday, November 27, 2016

Overheard ...

Gathering snippets of conversation or thought “overheard” …
This week’s subject … “Thanksgiving (The Holiday)”

Here is my collection from one day … Contribute your "overheard," especially alternative views of this interesting holiday.

Thanksgiving Sampler 2016
             Voices from Thanksgiving week

- Is your wife cooking for Thanksgiving?
- I bought an eleven-pound turkey.
- Sometimes we have barbeque—one time pulled pork.
- Are you going anywhere?
- He always buys his Thanksgiving meal at Boston Market.
- We would eat twice—once at her parents, once at mine
- Look on your phone for how to thaw out a turkey
- Tamales—Thanksgiving AND Christmas
- Any plans for Black Friday?
- How not to fight at family gatherings
- She’ll be flying down from Portland this morning
- Macy’s is opening at five PM today
- It was the first day we knew for sure that he was gone
- I’m going over to Emmy’s house this afternoon
- We are eating early—her fiancĂ© has to work in the afternoon
- I was so frazzled about the apple pie
- He’s driving up from Boston—should be here by one
- I messed up the first batch of deviled eggs—I had to start all over
- My attempt at gluten-free banana bread came out like bricks
- The turkey got done too early
- Want a beer? Some wine?
- This cranberry sauce is really good
- She and a friend are going to Cocos for lunch
- Pass the mashed potatoes please
- After we eat, we’ll walk around the lake
- My mother would make gravy out of the drippings
- Want to take some of the mashed potatoes home?