Nautical Thanksgiving, a made-up holiday done right
A homemade celebration shares food, stories, and company
Twice a year, on long weekends that bookend the summer, these close friends hold their own holiday, Nautical Thanksgiving, at an old Navy house (complete with anchor-emblazoned official china). It has bunks and beds for a dozen, with enough floor and field space for the air mattresses and pup tents of a potential dozen or so more. Michael Andor Brodeur tells the story of the party and its food.