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November 25, 2009
There's No Place Like Home

 Be it an apartment with friends or grandma's house with all the relatives, Thanksgiving is that day when the kitchen shines with warm holiday stardom and the notion of "home" is at its most powerful. Today is a huge traveling day when the kids come back to their childhood homes and parents fly or drive to their kids' new homes and apartments.

   Many will be hosting their first Thanksgivings in a newly-owned house. Others will spend it in the same home they've owned for years. And many more will gather in apartments with friends.

   It's a great day for eating, gathering, hard work in the kitchen, small talk and catching up. It's not always easy; whole movies have been made about the difficulties of being family together for the holidays. But it's one of those best days when houses everywhere come alive, when, truly, whether you're young, old or in between, there's no place like home.

  From us on the Home Front, Happy Thanksgiving.

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