How to Get Excited About a Weird Thanksgiving

Staying home is the safest thing to do but it doesn’t have to be a bummer

Rainforest Cafe, formally on 605 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL, where I celebrated Thanksgiving in 2014.

In my twenties I lived in Chicago and flew home to Connecticut only once for Thanksgiving (so that I could attend my 5-year high school reunion which was ill-advised). Being a plane ride away meant I couldn’t afford to come home for both Thanksgiving and Christmas…