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Hopes for Thanksgiving Day

In 100, by Lara on November 18, 2018 at 11:17 am

I hope that…

The smell of roasting turkey pervades the house for as long as possible

People come over early (so we can get some real talk in while we cook together)

No one suggest we “go for a run”

Someone else will join me in drinking before 12

Mom feels like a gracious and capable host

Dad likes the apple pie

The dog doesn’t get overwhelmed by the number of people

People enjoy who they end up sitting next to at dinner

Someone else carves the turkey

There’s intergenerational conversation

I get to take the leftover mashed potatoes home

  1. These are such strong hopes. I’ll settle for a b-

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