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IN WHAT WAY IS THANKSGIVING A CEREMONY? REPETITION "“ Thanksgiving Day REPETITION "“ at Rebecca's House--Weston, West Virginia (about 2 ½ hours North) Lewis County REPETITION "“ November 22, 2001 WHO "“ My friend, Rebecca Pickens Family. This includes Rebecca, her mother, Opal, her father, Donald, her sister and her husband and their two kids: Sherri, Skip, Taylor and Corey Mitchell. I was there also. Her sister and her family showed up around 10:00 a.m. and I showed up around 11:00 a.m.

SPECIALIZED ROLES/SET ORDERING OF EVENTS "“ Opal and I began making dinner on Monday (November 19, 2001). We went to the Kroger and bought a turkey and other cooking aids. I am unsure of exactly what was bought, however, I do know that Cream of Tarter, bread crumbs, and, vanilla pudding was bought when I was there. The night before Thanksgiving (November 21, 2001), we began to actually make the dinner at about 9:00 p.m.

We began by making dessert, which included Pumpkin, Graham Cracker, and Apple Pies. Rebecca made a dessert called Tiramisu; making a pudding and covering coffee flavored ladyfingers soaked with Kahlua make it. Opal and I then began to make the devilled eggs and made cranberry salad. We stuffed the turkey and sat it back into the refrigerator. After I left, at 2:00 a.m. I went home. Opal woke up at 5:30 a.m. and put the bird in the oven. I woke up at 9:00 a.m. and turned on the Golden Girls on the Lifetime Network. It was a marathon. I went in the shower at 10:00 a.m. and was ready by 11:00 a.m. I left my house then. I am not sure of who did what, but when I arrived at Rebecca's; around 12:00 p.m. the dinner was ready.

For dinner,