My outcome, I hope, will be considerably better. Starting tomorrow, I'll be convalescing from shoulder surgery that will probably make it very difficult, if not impossible, to do what I'm doing now: type. And I don't know how long this will last.
The week of and after Thanksgiving are always very slow news periods, anyway. So for the time being, I'll only be posting the Real Time Comments open threads you see at the top of Gannett Blog's homepage.
Related: Food Network's how-to-carve-a-turkey video. Plus, Bobby Darin sings "Mack the Knife."