Maybe hate is a strong word, but I strongly dislike them. I know that when I was very young my grandparents had a pet bird. Maybe it bit me, I don't know. I don't have any clear memory of it or anything, but I do have very strong, very clear memories of years worth of nightmares about birds. Birds chasing me, attacking my family, betraying our position to the "enemy".
Maybe I don't hate them at all - I am just, plain and simply, terrified!
But despite all that, I still can't enjoy eating them. (maybe because the "evil" birds are usually crows, and the ones I eat are usually innocent and slightly dumb looking chickens?) I read an article this morning about a bird-free Thanksgiving, and it sounded delicious. I am aware that most people associate Thanksgiving with a Turkey, but really, isn't it about thanking God for all of our blessings? That doesn't have to include a turkey.
Now, I am aware that the people that I will be eating Thanksgiving dinner with are going to be reading this blog. So, Mom and Ellen.... think it over. Then, if you think it over and don't think it sounds good, I promise I will be quiet. Those who will not be eating Thanksgiving with me, think about branching out. Try something new and different. The pilgrims did!
On a similar train of thought - The tofurkymobile is trying to travel "around the globe", based on pledges to be meatless just one day a week. If you visit their website you can sign up for a fun info pack which comes with coupons, recipes, etc. If you read the information, you might be interested in trying a meatless day, just once a week. It can't hurt, and you never know what it might help! According to their website, "