"They dined on mince, and slices of quince,
Which they ate with a runcible spoon…”
(Edward Lear, The Owl and the Pussycat)
[Some vintage Girl Genius (October 15, 2008), with Gilgamesh Wulfenbach wields one of his inventions.)
Hope no violent encounters occurred during dessert at your house!
"Thanksgivukkah is a pop-culture portmanteau neologism given to the convergence of the American holiday of Thanksgiving and the first day of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah on Thursday, November 28, 2013.” [Too bad they couldn’t work in “eponymous” along with portmanteau and neologism!]
This convergence will not happen again for another 79,000 years.
The Thanksgiving holiday in the United States is upon us. This is the beginning of one of the most stressful times of the year for those in grief. I am reaching back into my archives for some things that helped me get through the painful years after my mother died suddenly in June, 2000. “Daisy”…