Happy thanksgiving

Here are my guidelines for a successful Thanksgiving gathering:

  • Eat too much
  • Don’t eat too much
  • Try a bit of everything
  • Ignore the nephew who eats with his mouth open
  • When you go around the table sharing what you’re thankful for, don’t say “Prozac”
  • Tolerate Uncle Ted’s stories about body parts you’d rather not hear about
  • Smile nicely at the rabid vegan niece who wants to educate everyone about the realities of turkey farming
  • If asked when you’ll write a real book, respond “When will you?”

Happy Thanksgiving everyone, and for those who don’t celebrate the day, remember the weekend is almost upon us.

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Amy Valentini
10 years ago

LOL!! I love your guidelines! Thanks for the laugh, Janet. Please, have a very Happy Thanksgiving and if someone does ask you when you’re going to write a ‘real’ book, send ’em to me and I’ll set ’em straight. xoxo

Diane Gaston
10 years ago

Janet, you are priceless!!!!

Louisa Cornell
10 years ago

Janet, you are beyond priceless and frankly a bit frightening. That sounds so much like our family Thanksgiving dinners as to be uncanny!