Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!

Today is Thanksgiving Day for my Canadian neighbors.  Canada – which remains caught in a battle between French and English, while continually reminding the U.S. it is NOT a 51st state – adopted their holiday from the indigenous Canadian peoples.  Canadian Indians held ceremonies and festivals to celebrate bountiful summer harvests at the threshold of winter – which, from what I understand, can be pretty nasty in Canada.  But then again, all peoples across the globe gave thanks for enough food to get them through the tough times in life.  We modern humans, with our plethora of electronic devices, can still learn from our humble forebears.

So, here’s hoping our northern neighbors had a grand holiday!

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