My wife Brigitte is from Germany, so her family doesn’t celebrate Thanksgiving (they have Oktoberfest in September-October . . . this is when Europeans, Americans and Japanese all get together in Munich to eat, sing out of tune, and drink themselves stupid).   But she has since been here over 20 years, embraced our native custom with great enthusiasm, and loves to prepare for it.  Because this is such a focal point these days for all Americans, I’ve put together a few thoughts about this yearly holiday feast: The holiday we celebrate on the last Thursday in November is a way to commemorate... (Read More ...)