Day after Thanksgiving
Before long, every entrance to the Exchange became so blocked by the still-gathering legions, that strength and patience were required by him who desired or found it necessary to work his way through the press of people…
What had happened to values? What did it mean? Tampering with gold…had precipitated an alarmingly unsettled condition, which might reach disastrously from one end of the land to the other…
Frederic Stewart Isham, …Read more
4th Thursday in November
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Today Americans join with friends and family to declare thanks for the past year’s blessings.
Though scholars argue over the first true Thanksgiving in North America, popular tradition attributes the holiday to the three-day feast of the Plymouth Rock Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians who showed them the ropes in 1621.
The celebrants feasted on deer and corn as well …Read more
2nd Monday in October
This weekend I shared something with my one year-old niece: our first Canadian Thanksgiving. She was born just after Thanksgiving last year.
The most glaring difference I’ve noticed between Thanksgiving in the U.S. and in Canada is that Canadian Thanksgiving is on a Monday. Other than that, it’s pretty much the same.
In the process of celebrating Canadian Thanksgiving, I have learned a few other things about our Canuck brethren and sisteren.
1. Conservatives …Read more