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Old 11-22-2018, 10:05 AM
 
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....What plans do you have and do you have a big traditional meal?
Zero. Haven't celebrated it for almost four decades, except to go out once in a great while, and now I live in a foreign country.
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Old 11-22-2018, 10:10 AM
 
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and now I live in a foreign country.
So do we, but we celebrated Thanksgiving. We've found there are often places that have a Thanksgiving meal overseas, the only challenge is sometimes they are somewhat formal affairs and I've got no coat/tie/slacks. This year a place nearby threw a Thanksgiving meal that was pretty sold, about $20 USD it required reservations but was pretty informal.

Regarding thread question, it was just with my wife. We have some friends here but they are mostly British (well one Eritrean guy) so aren't too interested in celebrating when we tricked the savages into letting us stay for awhile.
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Old 11-22-2018, 11:10 AM
 
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It's just me. Not really celebrating though, and I haven't in years. I'll watch the Cowboys game this afternoon and the rest of the day will be like any other.
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Old 11-22-2018, 01:04 PM
 
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Alternative question: How many of you WISH you were having Thanksgiving with just yourself or with just your significant other? Families can be stressful sometimes. Life isn't the Hallmark channel.

I'm always one contentious holiday away from opting for the holiday Bahama cruise.
People who know me would never guess I LOVE the Hallmark channel .

Two best months off the year right now for the Hallmark Channel..
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Old 11-22-2018, 01:11 PM
 
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We celebrated with family last night due to scheduling issues this year

So, MrsM and I will be sharing leftovers tonight
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Old 11-22-2018, 01:50 PM
 
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People who know me would never guess I LOVE the Hallmark channel .

Two best months off the year right now for the Hallmark Channel..
I always have it on.
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Old 11-22-2018, 02:03 PM
 
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It's me and my cat, he is good company. We have been alone for many years but when I do get depressed, I think about previous experiences I've had sharing the holidays with others and I perk right up.

I think that if people were totally honest there would be far more of us loners and fewer Martha Stewart clones hosting extravaganzas.

My favorite Thanksgiving phone call was from a neighbor who called out of the blue to tell me that she would invite me to the Friendsgiving she was attending, but there was only room for 14 people so she would bring me leftovers. I managed to politely refuse her offer. Picked over leftovers...yummy!
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Old 11-22-2018, 02:27 PM
 
Location: Out there somewhere...a traveling man.
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Just me & spouse and 75 other people sitting around us at the local restaurant.
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Old 11-22-2018, 04:11 PM
 
Location: Washington state
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This is how much attention I pay to the holidays: I thought next Thursday was Thanksgiving. I didn't find out until a friend texted me this morning to have a Happy Thanksgiving. Oops. There's goes Round Table. Guess I better rustle up my own grub.
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Old 11-22-2018, 04:11 PM
 
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This is how much attention I pay to the holidays: I thought next Thursday was Thanksgiving. I didn't find out until a friend texted me this morning to have a Happy Thanksgiving. Oops. There's goes Round Table. Guess I better rustle up my own grub.

Ha, I did that last year.
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