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Ah, Thanksgiving. Family and friends, Pilgrims and Indians. The timeless American tradition of watching football and overeating. Laughing, relaxing, sniping, carving, Resting up for the onslaught of the next month.

click to enlarge Scott Cowboy   - Self employed -  - Cripple Creek  -  -  - What's been your biggest Thanksgiving nightmare? - Being incarcerated. Old stuff I did as a kid. -  - Describe your dream Thanksgiving meal. I - would be in the Grand Cayman Islands of course, with - family and a good, nice juicy turkey. With all the fixings - -- the whole nine yards. And freedom, of course. -  - When's the last time you went over the river and - through the woods? On the way down here from - Cripple Creek. -  - How many pounds do you expect to gain between - now and New Year's? None. I've got a high -  - metabolism. I don't gain weight and I don't lose any - either. Kinda irritates me. -  - Pumpkin or pecan? Pumpkin.
  • Scott Cowboy

    Self employed

    Cripple Creek

    What's been your biggest Thanksgiving nightmare? Being incarcerated. Old stuff I did as a kid.

    Describe your dream Thanksgiving meal. I would be in the Grand Cayman Islands of course, with family and a good, nice juicy turkey. With all the fixings -- the whole nine yards. And freedom, of course.

    When's the last time you went over the river and through the woods? On the way down here from Cripple Creek.

    How many pounds do you expect to gain between now and New Year's? None. I've got a high

    metabolism. I don't gain weight and I don't lose any either. Kinda irritates me.

    Pumpkin or pecan? Pumpkin.

click to enlarge Skillet  -  - Cook -  - South Downtown -  -  -  - Over the river? Through the woods? Ever been? On - Monday -- on my way back from Texas. Had to take care - of some legal matters. -  - How many pounds do you expect to gain between - now and New Year's? I'll probably put on about 10 - pounds. Ought to put me up around 230. -  - Will there be any plans to take that off? Nah. I - think I'll keep it -- but its winter, so no matter. -  - Pumpkin or pecan? Pecan. I'm from the South.
  • Skillet

    Cook

    South Downtown

    Over the river? Through the woods? Ever been? On Monday -- on my way back from Texas. Had to take care of some legal matters.

    How many pounds do you expect to gain between now and New Year's? I'll probably put on about 10 pounds. Ought to put me up around 230.

    Will there be any plans to take that off? Nah. I think I'll keep it -- but its winter, so no matter.

    Pumpkin or pecan? Pecan. I'm from the South.

click to enlarge Kay Hocker -  - Color Me Mine manager -  - Downtown  -  -  - What's been your biggest Thanksgiving nightmare? - The standard family argument. Every year. I'm the black - sheep of my family -- they pin me for my piercings and - tattoos and everything else. -  - Do you plan to put on any weight between now and - New Year's? Oh yeah. I'd say about 10 pounds. You - just can't help it around the holidays, all the family and - food. -  - Describe your dream Thanksgiving meal. Honey-baked ham, gravy, mashed potatoes, green - beans and my mom's almond stuffing -- really standard - stuffing with almonds. It's a family thing; she picked it - up in Europe. -  - Pumpkin or pecan? Pumpkin.
  • Kay Hocker

    Color Me Mine manager

    Downtown

    What's been your biggest Thanksgiving nightmare? The standard family argument. Every year. I'm the black sheep of my family -- they pin me for my piercings and tattoos and everything else.

    Do you plan to put on any weight between now and New Year's? Oh yeah. I'd say about 10 pounds. You just can't help it around the holidays, all the family and food.

    Describe your dream Thanksgiving meal. Honey-baked ham, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans and my mom's almond stuffing -- really standard stuffing with almonds. It's a family thing; she picked it up in Europe.

    Pumpkin or pecan? Pumpkin.

click to enlarge John Bridges   -  - Analyst for El Paso Natural Gas -  - Cedar Heights -  -  -  - What's been your biggest Thanksgiving nightmare? - That's basically the meal that didn't get cooked, and then - the guests we had coming in from out of town, - but they couldn't get here because of the weather. We - had people stuck in Kansas and Wyoming. The meal? - Well, it was just about four hours late. -  - Describe the perfect Thanksgiving. Food's - good, drink's good, football where my teams win. - Everybody who's supposed to show up shows up. All - have a fine meal and a few drinks and everything's fine. -  - About how many pounds you say you'll to put on - between now and New Year's? About 10. -  - Any plans to take them off? Not a bit. They'll - eventually come off. Maybe I'll start drinking light beer. -  - Have you ever been over the river and through the - woods? Yeah ... yeah. I've been over the river and - through the woods! Yeah, that's for, you know, that's like - a snipe hunt! Eh?
  • John Bridges

    Analyst for El Paso Natural Gas

    Cedar Heights

    What's been your biggest Thanksgiving nightmare? That's basically the meal that didn't get cooked, and then the guests we had coming in from out of town, but they couldn't get here because of the weather. We had people stuck in Kansas and Wyoming. The meal? Well, it was just about four hours late.

    Describe the perfect Thanksgiving. Food's good, drink's good, football where my teams win. Everybody who's supposed to show up shows up. All have a fine meal and a few drinks and everything's fine.

    About how many pounds you say you'll to put on between now and New Year's? About 10.

    Any plans to take them off? Not a bit. They'll eventually come off. Maybe I'll start drinking light beer.

    Have you ever been over the river and through the woods? Yeah ... yeah. I've been over the river and through the woods! Yeah, that's for, you know, that's like a snipe hunt! Eh?

  • Ah, Thanksgiving. Family and friends, Pilgrims and Indians.

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