As if an over an hour drive wasn't enough, little did we know that Haverhill was having it's holiday parade. It's evidently a big one and trying to get around it added an extra 15 - 20 minutes to our drive.
It's been years since we've been to Raymond's, but nothing has changed other than the large flocks of turkeys are now out of sight way behind the store. In sight though were this year's birds that had been granted a stay of execution.
We had to walk right by Vinnie and Lou to get into the store where my mom discovered that the individual, all white meat turkey pies were sold out.