November 29, 2005
During my Thanksgiving break, I did a lot of things that was exciting. First of all, I went to my relatives house and eat turkey. I think I gained about 5 lbs or more after that…After eating turkey at my cousins house me and my cousins we left to a party or actually the club. The next day, I went to the Hmong New Year at the river centre in St. Paul to walk around and meet old friends and cousins. I stayed there for about 3 hours and I came back home. That was what I pretty much did on my Thanksgiving break. How was yours Yang? Did you do anything exciting?
at November 29, 2005 4:13 PM
Hey! Yeng my thanks giving is cool all of my family members came ,my house is os full that the kids got to play down in the basement....well the only exciting things I did is ... that I went to my beat friends house, and we play water balloon in the basement because outside was very cold.
And I went to Hmong New Year too and I met all of my friends I got very tired because I weared high heel all day so when I got home I fell right to sleep.
Hey! What did you do at Hmong New Year?
You got any girl friends yet?
Me I'm single.[If you ask]
Can you tell me more about yourself please ?
Me I'm kind of short but I'm very smart as well.
Soooo sorry I have to go I will write to you later.
over and out
The truth about Thanksgiving is that the first Thanksgiving celebration was a combination of Indian and European traditions in celebration of a bountiful harvest, and became a holiday only centuries later.
Despite what most people believe, the first Thanksgiving was not celebrated by pilgrims in buckle hats, nor was it an event which caught on quickly.
Times were hard for the first colonists, who landed near Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in 1620, and as the cold winter quickly set in, it left the new colonists unprepared. They were basically facing a season of starvation. Their saviors were the nearby Wampanoag Indians who taught them the correct sowing and harvesting techniques for native vegetables and food. The following winter, the pilgrims had enough food to get them through the winter easily. It was at this time, in 1621 that the first Thanksgiving celebration occurred.
Thanksgiving was actually a religious day spent in church and prayer, which followed a significant trial, for example: a difficult voyage. The pilgrims were dressed in earth tones similar to the leaves falling about them, but in black and white with buckled hats, as many believe. The celebration itself, most likely occurred somewhere between September 21 and November 11, but not on the fourth Thursday of November. And, Thanksgiving did not become a holiday until 1863, when President Abraham Lincoln established Thanksgiving as a holiday.
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the year and remember what one is grateful for. The same was true in 1621 when the pilgrims celebrated their good fortune and a bountiful harvest.
One question I undertake have though is actually more about how you go about constructing a blog which cultivates men and women actually leaving comments and moving from passive audience to proactive contributors. whatever thoughts?