Friendsgiving, yes this is a new term I learned from some of my customers. Whilst they were shopping up a storm I politely asked them if they were shopping in advance for Thanksgiving. They responded with no, not yet. They were celebrating Friendsgiving the weekend before thanksgiving. Now what a great idea. As thanksgiving is supposed to be about family and eating, why not have a mirror day to that where you eat up big time with all your friends. Yes I know us wogs have barbeques every other weekend so that would kinda defeat the purpose, but still why not have a fancy dinner with a centerpiece and napkins and a 4 course meal…oh wait that’s a slava. (name day/saints day).
I don’t want to offend anybody as I’m not too familiar with thanksgiving but I know America celebrates it as a ‘holiday’. What I know is that most people eat turkey, cranberry sauce, yams and pumpkin pies. Why do I know this? Because no joke possibly every customer I had, bought all of these items. I did make it known to anybody who would listen that I did not have any plans as clearly my family is in Australia. Yes, I used the poor me card, one that works on numerous occasions. (Aneta used to buy me cupcakes or chocolate to make me feel loved) This time it didn’t work. Luckily for me I was working that day so I was thankful for having a job. But I was not going to let the day go by without having my turkey, mashed potatoes and corn. After all Ogles 2 and DJ Sof are my family here. As a bonus work gave us a free (yes there’s that word free again) pie that complemented my dinner. Eagle also took me to his house where we celebrated Macedonian style. A house full of chain smokers... yes it made me feel like I was in Macedonia all over again. All in all the day turned out much better than I had anticipated.