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Christmas

Christmas in England is my third Thanksgiving of the year, a surfeit of turkey, roast potatoes, cranberry sauce, gravy, and vegetables augmented with Christmas pudding and, this year for the first time, homemade sticky toffee pudding. The relics of Christmas crackers are strewn on the table around the German Christmas candle pyramid. Outside, it's grey and mild; inside, warm and full of the twinkling lights of candles and tree.

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fjm
Dec. 26th, 2008 10:46 am (UTC)
You *are* allowed other birds at Christmas. We could share a goose next New Year if you fancy?
owlfish
Dec. 26th, 2008 01:40 pm (UTC)
That sounds lovely, although next New Year we may be in a different country (we alternate years with parents). I really love Thanksgiving, so it's no hardship for me to have it so often, especially when the food is spaced out at 4-6 week intervals. Turkey is the traditional Christmas dinner for C.'s family, and since that's where we are, that's what we're eating.

I can't think when I last had goose though.
time_freak
Dec. 26th, 2008 01:49 pm (UTC)
You make it sound so nice :-) Glad some enjoyed it!
owlfish
Dec. 26th, 2008 05:17 pm (UTC)
I try to enjoy Christmas so other people don't have to. ;) That and I'm lucky in my families.
theengineer
Dec. 26th, 2008 07:45 pm (UTC)
And a Merry Xmas to all!
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