Thanksgiving is based on harvest festivals around the world and modern traditional food choices reflect that, but the Pilgrims were definitely not modern.
Those hand-held items are tangible memories, the kind you can touch and feel, that have captured a moment in time or a place visited on the other side of the world
It was a day filled with laughter and love, hugs, tickles and silliness - aren’t those the best kind of days?
I can't help but smile at all the new family members who have entered my life
... I’ve never seen the depths of the bonds Judy and Stacy share. They’ve traveled the world together. They’ve celebrated all of life’s ups and downs ... together.
I am thrilled to witness a second generation of family at the same school.
The freeze frames are stored in our memory banks so we can pull them out on occasion and remember the joy (or pain) we felt for a fleeting second.
We realized they lived less than five minutes walk from each other, passing by the church which is the one where they wed.
... my mentor, my protector and my rock - the one person who always offered advice, knowledge and unconditional love.
... on this Mother’s Day, I look forward to the possibility each of them will pick up the phone to wish me a happy day.