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This has been the iconic American Thanksgiving feast since the painting first appeared on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post in 1943. Painter Norman Rockwell was inspired by President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s State of the Union address in 1941 about the … Continue reading

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Hurry Up, Thanksgiving!

There’s a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons — That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes — —     Emily Dickinson The signs of winter are multiplying around us, November melancholy is weighty, like hymns played on an … Continue reading

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