here). Music becomes so important around this time of year. I happen to like holiday music, especially my Mom's longstanding policy of Handel's Messiah or bust. There's a definite need for more music to balance out the holiday music at the same time, however, and about now is when my hoarded music seems a little stale. Mighty Clouds, a collaboration between Fred Thomas and Betty Marie Barnes, has a wonderful sound, at times a little poppy and retro. There are several free downloads on their site here or go to Polyvinyl Records to download individual tracks from their album.
(The turkey was picked up from the farm where it had recently departed its free range life. I'm so happy we were able to do it this way and I'm very thankful for the feast ahead. There were, and still are, giblets involved, but we hope to use everything. Thank goodness it was already d-e-a-d, or we probably would have ended up with a 20 lb. pet bird. I shudder to think of the logistics of emmigrating with such a creature.)