I pick up an apple and the peeler,
start around, getting the sides, top,
and then use the round chopper
for slices suitable for the pan. Sugar
cinnamon, nutmeg, yum. Butter
pats before the top crust goes on
and a milk and sugar wash. Into
the oven at 375. Don’t forget to foil
around the edges to avoid crust
The rituals of Thanksgiving. Simple
direct connections to real stuff that
slices, dices and spreads. Such a
blessing to be able to do these things
and have satisfaction come out
the other side. Sons and wives and
partners will gather here tomorrow.
And we’ll sit at table, raise a glass,
break bread, give thanks, and mean it.
What could be better.