Present and accounted for:
Rita, Elizabeth, Davin and Theresa (Scully, Fox and Chloe)
Thanks were given to:
The little things we encounter daily in Egypt that mean so much
Old friends and new friends
Spouses and cats (and not necessarily in that order)
The food that is NOT kofta (today)
Lord of the Rings
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Marriage and sex Egyptian style (Davin's paper)
Egypt as a global political force or NOT
Egyptian social classes
FGM (female genital mutilation)
Thanksgiving at home in our previous lives
Cooking (mostly Rita and Davin)
Martha Stewart (very briefly)
Our non-American friends who didn't show up (at Iftar and in Paris)
Culture Shock at the other end
All the newly non-functioning electronic items in Rita's house
How great the Sony VAIOs are
White Christmas (about 100 times)
Christmas music classics
All the hot songs from the 1970's (thanks to Davin via Napster)
Of course, the soundtrack from Hedwig
Rum and Coke
Champagne (the good stuff)
Grand Marnier and Jim Beam
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Rita's killer chopstick is used to truss
It was raw once, and Davin did chop off the head
No need for Viagra
Time to set off the smoke alarm again
Is it done or over done?
Martha, eat your heart out!
Mom's amazing creamed spinach
Have you ever carved a turkey before?
We're full now, but later...
Okay, will you start the movie now?
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