The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Thursday, November 26, 2009

Notes from a post-Thanksgiving Dinner

Plates are everywhere. Piles of food still clutter the kitchen. Bunny, her mom and I are slowly waddling from the dining room to the family room to veg out for the next few hours.

“I hope ‘Wheel of Fortune’ is still on,” said Bunny. Her mom loves the show.

“Why wouldn't it be?” I asked.

“There could be a football game on,” she said.

“Oh yes, the Detoit Lions and some other team always play on Thanksgiving, don't they?”


“Oh, and there's also “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” they could be showing.

Bunny had the TV on and was flipping through the online guide. “Oh good,” she said. “Wheel of Fortune is on at 7:00 pm.”

“And I see ‘Jeopardy’ is on next.”

“And oh—look! It's ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving!’”

“Wait a second,” I said. “Scroll back a bit … Spanish? It's in Spanish?”

“No, there's an alternative audio track in Spanish.”

“Ah. So what's ‘Muah muah muah muah muah muah muah’ in Spanish?”

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