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A new short story by Julie Odell in Foliate Oak Literary Magazine.

A new short story by Julie Odell in Foliate Oak Literary Magazine:

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Wissahickonby Julie Odell 

In her seventeenth summer, she came here often with her girlfriends, wandered through the woods in flip-flops until they found Devil’s Pool, where they’d swim in bikini tops and cut off shorts, lie in the sun and watch the boys dive off the rocks. She was skinny and long-haired then, and it was the most free she’d ever be, the water always cool, inviting her into its darkness, enveloping her like a cape. Two years later, she was pregnant with him.

Read the full story at foliateoak.com

By Gretta, last year. If you know a better Thanksgiving song -- do you know any Thanksgiving songs?

From the Chestnut Hill Local, 2013

The 12 Days of Thanksgiving

by Gretta Maguire, Age 8

On the first day of Thanksgiving my daddy gave to me

A turkey with a key.

On the second day of Thanksgiving my daddy gave to me

Two cans of cranberry sauce and a turkey with a key.

On the third day of Thanksgiving my daddy gave to me

Three bags of stuffing, two cans of cranberry sauce and a turkey with a key.

On the fourth day of Thanksgiving my daddy gave to me

Four gravies grieving, three bags of stuffing, two cans of cranberry sauce and a turkey with a key.

On the fifth day of Thanksgiving my daddy gave to me

Five rolls of rolling, four gravies grieving, three bags of stuffing, two cans of cranberry sauce and a turkey with a key.

On the sixth day of Thanksgiving my daddy gave to me

Six mashed potatoes, five rolls of rolling, four gravies grieving, three bags of stuffing, two cans of cranberry sauce and a turkey with a key.

On the seventh day of Thanksgiving my daddy gave to me

Seven delicious string beans, six mashed potatoes, five rolls of rolling, four gravies grieving, three bags of stuffing, two cans of cranberry sauce and a turkey with a key.

On the eighth day of Thanksgiving my daddy gave to me

Eight broccolis breaking, seven delicious string beans, six mashed potatoes, five rolls of rolling, four gravies grieving, three bags of stuffing, two cans of cranberry sauce and a turkey with a key.

On the ninth day of Thanksgiving my daddy gave to me

Nine butter pats buttering, eight Broccolis breaking, seven delicious string beans, six mashed potatoes, five rolls of rolling, four gravies grieving, three bags of stuffing, two cans of cranberry sauce and a turkey with a key.

On the tenth day of Thanksgiving my daddy gave to me

Ten pumpkin pies, eight broccolis breaking, seven delicious string beans, six mashed potatoes, five rolls of rolling, four gravies grieving, three bags of stuffing, two cans of cranberry sauce and a turkey with a key.

On the eleventh day of Thanksgiving my daddy gave to me

Eleven pilgrims dancing, ten pumpkin pies, eight broccolis breaking, seven delicious string beans, six mashed potatoes, five rolls of rolling, four gravies grieving, three bags of stuffing, two cans of cranberry sauce and a turkey with a key.

On the twelfth day of Thanksgiving, I used my daddy’s key

To start twelve parade floats, eleven pilgrims dancing, ten pumpkin pies, eight broccolis breaking, seven delicious string beans, six mashed potatoes, five rolls of rolling, four gravies grieving, three bags of stuffing, two cans of cranberry sauce and a turkey with a key.

It's back. 12 hours hosted by Joel Hodgson.

It's back. It's on the internet, which is where Science 3000 always meant the Mystery Science Theater to be. (And has been for years, thanks to fans, so nice to see Shout Factory admitting it.)

Tom Servo
Tom "Turkey" Servo

Catch it here or even here
on Thanksgiving.

You're on your own figuring out how to watch while your parents are glaring at you across the dinner table when your behavior prompts grandmom to tell stories of the olden days when tv was watched on tv. Thanks a lot.

Six movies, 12 hours hosted by Joel Hodgson, with new introductions by Mr. Hodgson.