happy turkey day!

I hope everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving yesterday! We held Thanksgiving at our apartment yesterday, so it was a bit of madness with all the cooking and food and wine and people, but all in all a fun night. Since Thanksgiving is such a quintessentially American holiday (I’m ignoring Canadian Thanksgiving … because it’s Canadian), it was fun to experience it with a bunch of people for whom this was their first Thanksgiving. And now roomie E and I will be eating turkey sandwiches ’til kingdom come. Good thing we like turkey!

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toto, this ain’t new york

Thanksgiving has come and gone. Massive amounts of turkey and pie were consumed. Yum.

I went to Connecticut with the roommates for Thanksgiving, and it was great. Connecticut is very not New York. So close, and yet so very different. We went on a walk to the beach, which is kind of weird when it’s cold out and you’re all bundled up. Still, it was pretty. And we got driven around in a car that was not a taxi. And there was space. Lots of space.

But now the turkey high has subsided and I’m back in New York getting ready for finals. Sad.

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happy thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! Yum yum, turkey time! I’m actually at a friend’s house in Connecticut, and I’m going to experience my first ever truly American Thanksgiving. Excitingness. Sure I’ve had the turkey and the mashed potatoes before, but in a Chinese household … Thanksgiving isn’t very traditional … and sometimes includes duck instead of turkey. Heh.

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I hope everyone has a good holiday! Don’t eat too too much! And try not to get trampled tomorrow, okay?

[NOTE: This post originally appeared on a now-deleted blog and is reposted here for my own sake.]