1. The NY Times has a nice interactive feature about different Thanksgiving traditions and recipes across the country. If, as the lede says, “The stories of these home cooks help tell the story of the nation, the story of who we are,” then in this case we are all a happy melting pot making tasty food. I’d like to think that.

2. A nice list of things you can control, if you feel yourself spinning out.

3. A reminder: