Family

Celebrating The Past On Thanksgiving Day

  My daughter's eight-day visit is over. Mother's and daughters, there's something special about that relationship. I wonder if it's because mother's see a reflection of themselves in their daughter's mannerisms for a fleeting moment. And when your kids are on their own and live in another state, every moment with them is fleeting. The… Continue reading Celebrating The Past On Thanksgiving Day

Children, Family

The Firemen on Christmas Eve

Amid the shopping carts, Black Friday, Walmart warriors, and the mounds of boxes we collect, we sometimes forget (make that I sometimes forget) how Christmas was for our parents and grandparents. My mother loves to shop and go for a "looky-loo." Today she's out at Costco, the place I cannot enter upon pain of claustrophobia.¬†Sometimes… Continue reading The Firemen on Christmas Eve