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Thanksgiving Tradition

Sport and Society for Arete - Thanksgiving and Football

Richard Crepeau | Posted 01.26.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

By the mid-1890s it was estimated that some 120,000 athletes from colleges, clubs, and high schools took part in 5,000 Thanksgiving Day football games across the nation. The Thanksgiving Day game was established as both a tradition and a moneymaker.

A Thanksgiving Roast Beef

Tricia Mirchandani | Posted 01.20.2015 | Parents
Tricia Mirchandani

With their wants and needs and complete ignorance of the way things have always been done (or maybe it's that they just don't care), they break the boxes we set up to organize our lives.

Thanksgiving: A Time to Give The Greatest Thanks

Honey Good | Posted 01.17.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

The community was made up of families of all religions and all economic backgrounds. I pay tribute to this town because, unknowingly, it helped mold me into who I am today.

What Would Historian Daniel Boorstin Say About Christmas Today?

Mary Crescenzo | Posted 02.12.2013 | Books
Mary Crescenzo

The Americans reminds me of how moments in time can be molded, beliefs are tweaked, myths find their way into culture and how motives are morphed into what we accept as acceptable.

I'm Dreaming Of A Pink Christmas

Corbyn Hightower | Posted 02.06.2013 | Parents
Corbyn Hightower

Just because it's not 'traditional' doesn't mean it's not Tradition.

10 Reasons to Sit at the Kids' Table This Year

Andrea | Posted 01.21.2013 | Parents

Why do people get so bent out of shape if they have to 'take one for the team' and sit at the kids' table? If they could only be a little more open-minded, they would see that the kids' table is where all of the good stuff happens.

Why My Mother Won't Be At Our Table This Year

Caren Osten Gerszberg | Posted 01.21.2013 | Women
Caren Osten Gerszberg

While we talked Thanksgiving trivia and my son told some turkey jokes, friends began passing the bottles of wine to the other end of the table, trying to make the temptation a little less for my mom.

Our Thanksgiving Traditions: Parades, Food Fights And Booze

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 11.20.2012 | Taste

The best thing about Thanksgiving is how our traditions deviate from each other.

Giving Thanks For The Grace That Restores Our Tired Hearts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Cathleen Falsani Religion News Service (RNS) Calling it a "beloved American tradition" in his official proclamation this week, President Obama rem...