Thanksgiving: 'to be thankful, that would suffice.'
December 2, 2020
The observance of Thanksgiving Day felt appropriately simple to me this year.
I write this, however, with the caveat that I cooked nothing for the turkey dinner. Those who devoted hours to their bird and/or its tabletop companions may have seen their mileage vary in the simplicity department.
So did, perhaps, others who tangled with technology to expand their gathering virtually, relying on Zoom, FaceTime, Skype and other apps to videostream loved ones from afar into their gathering. A blessing when they behave, these digital connection tools are also a curse (or at least get cured at) when...