Not long ago, it dawned on me that some of my favorite holidays happen to be in the fall. Maybe it's that growing up, we didn't have as many holidays as we do here or maybe it's the whole getting two days off work for Turkey day thing or maybe it's the beautiful season itself. Either way, fall holidays, yeah!
Thanksgiving was the second holiday I celebrated upon moving to the US (after Halloween). I was clueless what it actually represented and only knew that there was a whole lot of eating involved. Big feasts were not uncommon, since my family gathered nearly every Sunday for a big meal. But unclear of the details, since I spoke little to no english, I distinctly recall eating a funny looking round vegetable that looked like a shrunken cabbage.Read More