Around September, Isthmus editors find themselves wondering what kind of story to run for the Thanksgiving issue. We distribute the paper a day early -- on Wednesday instead of Thursday -- and we know that a lot of our readers will pick up their copies at the grocery store, buying some last-minute supplies for their feasts. That's why recipes and food recommendations tend to show up this time of year.
But we also tend to explore other aspects of the holiday, like the stories behind traditions or what the impact of the turkey industry looks like.
A perusal of the archives turns up a number of colorful items concerning Thanksgiving. Here are a few.