": American Wrimos celebrate the true meaning of by gathering together with friends and family, wolfing down a huge meal as quickly as possible, and then ditching those friends and family to hide in the bathroom with a laptop." [From Chris Baty email to NaNoWriMo 2008 participants]
This made me giggle.
Yeah, I'm having Thanksgiving at my house this year and family visiting nearby the day before and for two days afterward. So, I'd have to get way ahead of the game by then in order to make it. One of these years I will write 50,000 words. Hmmm, that sounds self-defeating. Let's try, This year I will try really hard to write 50,000 words in November!