Annual Thanksgiving Giveaway in St. Augustine
The SEA Community Center and We Feed, Inc. partnered for the Annual Thanksgiving Food Giveaway. The event was organized to help families in need as the holiday season revs up. They give away free turkeys, free chef prepared meals, produce and hygiene products. With live music to make it a festive affair, families and friends came out to receive and support. Tyrone Bennett owns the Heart and Soul Food Truck and has made it his mission to give back to the St. Augustine community any way he can.
The first Thanksgiving night sky: What did the Pilgrims see when they looked up?
But 400 years ago, the pilgrim's first Thanksgiving took place over a three-day interval. Most of the civilized world was using the Gregorian Calendar, but England, unhappy with the Church of Rome, refused to go along with the new calendar. Not until more than a century later — in 1752 — would England (and its American colonies) convert to the Gregorian Calendar. What would the night sky have looked like? In all, it would have been a glorious celestial scene for any of the pilgrims who gazed skyward during that first Thanksgiving.space.com
Storms snarl U.S. Thanksgiving travel, stranding cars and planes
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two winter storms blasted the United States on Wednesday, stranding motorists and causing thousands of flight delays as Americans jammed highways and airports to visit family and friends for the Thanksgiving holiday. She had snowchains for her two-wheel drive car, but did not know how to put them on. Los Angeles International Airport told domestic passengers to arrive three hours early as it expected 238,000 passengers and 113,000 vehicles on Wednesday. But it brought evacuation warnings to thousands of residents in Santa Barbara suburbs for possible mudslides on fire-charred hills. There are apocalyptic storms all over the country and 50mph winds!feeds.reuters.com