Tag:Thanksgiving

  • How inflation may gobble up Thanksgiving budgets

    As we sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, many of us will give thanks for the chance to spend time with family and friends, and for the indulgent meal. But inflation will take the first bite, making Thanksgiving 2021 the most expensive in history. Many factors are in play, including supply…

  • Why aren’t we running out of turkeys?

    In the United States, there are between 45 million and 46 million turkeys killed each year by profit-seeking farmers for consumption at Thanksgiving dinners around the country. In total, about 245 million turkeys are raised on American farms every year, with pretty much all of them headed for an afterlife…

  • Lindalyn’s Journal

    This week, I am sending out my weekly journal a day early, since many of you will undoubtedly be in the midst of Thanksgiving celebrations with family and friends tomorrow.

  • Lindalyn’s Journal

    Lincoln's national day of thanks and praise came about, in large measure, because of the efforts of a tireless visionary, Sarah Josepha Hale. Ms. Hale persevered for 40 years before realizing the fruits of her labors, lobbying members of Congress and 5 presidents to "create an official day of thanks."…