By: Thomas W. Schulte
While I hate to admit it, my mother’s twenty-three year prophecy has come true—Thanksgiving has dethroned Christmas as our family’s favorite holiday. Yes, Christmas is a longer, more joyous time, but in our house Thanksgiving is a day (or two) of tranquility and relaxation. A day in which I am encouraged to become ‘one with the couch’ and indulge in coma-like naps. And though I patiently await this year’s Turkey Day, I’d be lying if I said Thanksgiving has always been a positive experience—let me explain….