In this post, you will find great Thanksgiving Quotes from famous people, such as Devon Windsor, Chris Morocco, Oprah Winfrey, Chandra Wilson, Henry Ward Beecher. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
I don’t like turkey. I mean, I do. But I don’t like it on Thanksgiving. I don’t need it. There are about 20 other dishes that get put on a table or a counter or that stay warming on the stove that I’d rather eat than turkey.
I keepsaying this – and I keep putting it off because I get busy – but I keep saying one year I’m gonna tape our Thanksgiving dinner or, like, our Christmas dinner and maybe put it on my website just for people to see how funny it really is, how much fun it really, really is.
Lets talk about the holidays, more specifically, consumption during the holidays. If it’s true that ‘We are what we eat,’ most of us would be unrecognizable during the period that ranges from the night before Thanksgiving through that day in early January when everyone decides to return to the gym.
My birthday is always around Thanksgiving, and I always had to have turkey on my birthday. My mom was always, ‘Let’s celebrate your birthday on Thanksgiving.’ My other siblings got to have special dinners they liked. I resented turkey. For a long time, I hated turkey. I’ve kind of gottenover it.
To give back during a holiday where it’s all about giving and being thankful – I’ve always been blessed to have a meal on my plate during Thanksgiving – and to spread that feeling to someone else‘s family, it’s special. This is something that is truly important to me.
There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American.
We all have somebody that sits down at the Thanksgiving table and says the most outrageous things, and you’re doin’ the dishes with your sister, and you’re like, ‘Omigod, can you believeshe said that?’
Since 1981, I’ve spent every Thanksgiving Day broadcasting a game, and it is one of my favorite days. You can say, ‘Woe is me, I never get to be part of the tradition,’ or you can say, ‘Heck, we’ve got our own tradition, and it’s pretty good.’
A week before Thanksgiving, my mother bought the turkey, frozen. Then she froze it some more. Then she let it thaw and cleaned it – and I mean really cleaned it, because nobody wanted a ‘dirty bird.’ She salt-and-peppered the turkey, buttered, paprika-ed, and nominally stuffed it.