Thanksgiving Measures

Happy ThanksgivingAs I’ve said before, performance management seems to be invading my personal life. Somehow I looked at Thanksgiving Day through the lens of the logic model:

Input Measures
Three extended families including 17 adults, 4 kids, and a dog
Entirely too much money spent at Whole Foods
Countless hours in the kitchen over several days

Output Measures
A 20 (!) pound turkey, plump and juicy
15 side dishes of every description
6 awesome deserts (pumpkin, pecan, and apple pie, chocolate cake, cupcakes, and cookies)
0 broken stemware or china

22 overfed people (including the dog)
At least 2 more potential meals from leftovers

Loosening of my belt and a much-needed nap.

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my readers!

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