What I Wasn't Thankful For
I hate pumpkin pie.
If your initial reaction is "How can you hate pumpkin pie?" believe me, I've been asked that a lot. I just can't help it. I don't like the flavor or the texture, especially the flavor.
The problem is that for Thanksgiving, there would be nothing else for dessert. You could have twenty pies, and all of them would be pumpkin. If you invited a guest, that person was bound to show up with—guess what!—yet another pumpkin pie "just in case there isn't enough." So I got to forgo dessert, while five pies remained unsliced and uneaten. continue