I’ve got a turkey in the frig and a pie to bake for a Thanksgiving dinner. But this blog has asked the question before about whether or not Thanksgiving is a day for “celebrating” given its historical context. One of my cousins will say, it’s a “celebration of the harvest.” In these times having food […]
Back in the day, school teachers would assign a poem for their classes to memorize for the month. The poem was usually thematic to the month, if possible, connected with a holiday. Around the month of October, I reflect back to a poem my father learned in school. It’s so easy to remember. It’s also […]
President-Elect Barack Obama used the Thanksgiving holiday as the theme for his weekly address. And guess what? He gives a little background history about the origins of the Thanksgiving holiday.
Here’s where I stand on Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It’s the one holiday I can feed my face with the most delicious comfort food, get together with family to share family history, stories, a few laughs, every now and then some drama which over time becomes just another page in the family comedy […]