This year we kicked off the Holiday Season by traveling to New York to celebrate with family and to experience one of the great American traditions of going to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.  Walking down to our spot in lower Mid Town on 6th Avenue, the sidewalks quickly filled and we soon found ourselves standing shoulder to shoulder with people from all over the country as well as local New Yorkers, all bundled in warm coats, hats and scarves.  We watched the marching bands, floats and balloons make their way through the sky scraper canyon, where we saw everything from the iconic Mr. Peanut with his top hat and monocle riding atop his peanut-mobile… … to the surreal vision of the pre-historic saber-toothed…