Thanksgiving Is Ruined
December 13, 2006
TiR advice column: "Let's submerge!" edition
Among the frequent, random e-mails from strangers who seek advice that we receive here at TiR, a very common question is:
Hey Thanksgiving is Ruined, I often feel lately like I would like to spend the next year underwater. What's the best way you can recommend for me to go about doing that?
Maybe we receive this query because our readers somehow can sense that we've pondered, brooded about and researched this question many, oh so many times. Here are a few possibilities, although unfortunately none of them are very reassuring:
Note, however, that spending a year "underwater" is not the same thing as spending a year "below sea level," which presents its own not inconsiderable challenges but is somewhat easier.
[update 1/11/07: Within hours of the above post, the keen and insidious intelligence behind Speedbird e-mailed to note that the best submersive option of all might be to join the Great Old Ones "in the mighty city of R'lyeh under the waters."