There used to be two holidays between Labor Day and Christmas. Of course, you can’t tell these days since as soon as you are back from your long Labor Day weekend the Halloween candy and pumpkin spice lattes are out. And before the first trick or treater knocks on your door, its full-on Christmas in the stores. The poor turkey, or maybe the lucky turkey. Not sure which. What had been the consummate American holiday, ripe with native American poultry and extended family gatherings, has been bowled over by the much sexier and more virulently consumer-driven Yuletide. Read More