Friend’s house. Green bean casserole with homemade mushroom cream sauce. Dried cranberries with sweet onions. Duck cracklins. Arugula salad with pomelo and fried cashews. Bleu cheese and garlic mashed potatoes. Banh My and chorizo stuffing. Onion rings. Roasted chickens and stout gravy. Candied yam pot de creme. Fried apple pie. Beer to go. No game on the television. Arguments, laughter and everything else. Cigarettes on the balcony after. Ride home. End Thanksgiving. Diet.