Wishing my US click on the mouse friends a
'Very Happy Thanksgiving'.
Hope you all have a lovely time!
"He (the turkey) is besides, though a little vain & silly, a Bird of Courage, and would not hesitate to attack a Grenadier of the British Guards who should presume to invade his Farm Yard with a red Coat on."
--Benjamin Franklin, in a letter to his daughter
Looking into the FM topic, I surfed the Web and found the 'Pilgrim Hall Museum'
Thank you, Julie for setting the topic.
I had a vague idea that Thanksgiving is a time for celebration, for gathering family together...
Now, I'm better informed and know a little of the rich history associated with the fourth Thursday in November.
English memorable dates in November
5th Guy Fawkes
27th Nov Lancashire Day
|Red Rose of Lancashire|
Wars of the RosesSeries of battles fought between Yorkshire (white rose) and Lancashire (red rose) for the throne of England 1445 - 1487
As for turkey dinner?
Nowadays, over here, it's eaten on Christmas Day, and other family occasions.
How could I omit November 11th
Remembrance Day...and two minutes silence
The soldier in WW1 uniform, head bowed and rifle reversed stands watchful over the town.
"At the going down of the sun, and in the morning