It's not happening because this year, everyone in the family will be scattered and unable to get together. I may even miss having my usual spirited debate with my ultra-liberal sister-in-law and my equally leftist niece and nephew.
Since the Lady Samia and I are alone, we decided to instead have Thanksgiving dinner with about 350 or so of our close friends that we've yet to meet. Consequently, 7AM tomorrow will find us at our church baking some 50 hams and God only knows how many rolls. When finished there, we'll scoot over to the Johnson County, IN Fairgrounds, where we'll help set up and serve the county's annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner for those who are really in need of some help.
Giving thanks for the much that we do have by helping those who have very little seems to us to be more in keeping with the spirit of the day anyway.
So, Bill, what will YOU do?
Light bulbs you shouldn't buy
There are plenty of dimmable LED light bulbs, but make sure you don't buy the ones that flicker when you dial them down.