Hope all of you have a Happy Thanksgiving today. Enjoy the time with family and do yourself a favor and hold off on the shopping until tomorrow and please be safe if you are on the roads this weekend. Looks like the Virginia Historical Society is trying to reassert itself as hosting the first Thanksgiving. I will run this by Myles Standish later today to see what he thinks. Nice try Virginia, but second place is still respectable.
I finally saw Spielberg’s Lincoln movie yesterday and plan on sharing some thoughts in the next few days. I thoroughly enjoyed Daniel Day Lewis’s portrayal of Lincoln and the movie’s emphasis on the messiness of politics. Now that I’ve read a few reviews of the movie I am convinced that historians might be the worst people to evaluate a historical movie. More later.