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Happy Thanksgiving, turkey

It is estimated that Americans will consume something like 4,000 calories today.
They will watch hours of football and get ready for a major shopping experience.
But will they be thankful?
Were the Pilgrims?
Do any of us still care?
Let’s face it, the Puritan movement gets little serious attention and less respect in a culture where titillation is the national pastime.
And we have some pretty funky ideas about what Thanksgiving was all about, anyway.
We are filled with misconceptions about the holiday and its origins.
For one thing, while the members of the Plymouth Colony may ...

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