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    The Holiday Invitation

    Happy November, yall! The holidays are approaching! And, for many of us, that means more than trimming the turkey or tossing tinsel; it means painful reminders and interactions. To cope, we may adopt one of the following strategies: Gameday Pre-game: scramble to get everyone dressed and everything packed 1st quarter: brunch at grandma’s and the annual forced-feeding of that iffy congealed salad. Somebody throw a flag on that! 2nd quarter: lunch at Aunt Lorraine’s and another of Uncle Jim’s political gabfests Halftime: strapping everyone back into the car, managing a toddler meltdown, and finding an operable gas station 3rd quarter: coffee at dad’s and the ever-awkward reminders that he and…