Entries by Mary Ambrose

Mary Ambrose

You're Invited...To Bring A Dish

By Mary Ambrose, Nov 24, 2009 2:12 PM

Editor's note: Mary Ambrose is a producer of the New America Now radio show.

As a foreigner, I think Thanksgiving is the great American holiday, so much better than July 4th, which is much too militaristic and self-important to be actual fun. (How can hot dogs be considered a feast food?) It’s a holiday without either presents or the deep - almost ferocious - religiosity of this country.

This holiday is about what matters; celebrating our luck at being connected to each other over a big beautiful feast in an attitude of grace and gratitude. This is America at her best.

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