People across the US will celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday this coming week, whether in person with family and friends or from a distance because of covid. Many, however, won’t or can’t celebrate at all … perhaps by choice, perhaps by circumstance. It all depends on a person’s point of view.
Rocky: Listen, I don’t want no turkey anyway, ya know. FROM ROCKY (1976)
Adrian: But it was Thanksgiving.
Rocky: It was what?
Adrian: It was Thanksgiving.
Rocky: Yeah, to you, but to me, it’s Thursday, right?
“Should We Celebrate Thanksgiving and the Pilgrims?” BY NADRA KAREEM NITTLE
A Short Story for Armistice Day 2020
Jordan and Taylor
sat huddled and hidden behind a stack of fold-up tables in the church
fellowship hall. Just a few minutes ago, their Sunday school teacher had told
the class that all the elementary-age kids needed to go outside right after church
service while the teens and adults gathered in the fellowship hall for a
special time with a guest of honor, who would then visit with the younger kids
outside after finishing inside.