Thanks. Giving.

Roasted Turkey. Stuffing. Mashed Potatoes and Gravy. Green Bean Casserole. Cranberries. Do these all sound familiar to you? Thanksgiving – a day steeped in history and tradition. The history has been modified, glamorized, and even forgotten over the past 4 centuries, however much of the tradition has remained, as many families and friends gather together… Read More

Multi-generational Living Upside-Down

It has now been approximately six weeks since we have started our new multi-generational living arrangement when we moved in with our son and daughter-in-law. Whew – what a ride these seven weeks have been! Our “go to” personality styles while under stress are beginning to emerge. It is kind of like dating… initially everyone is on their… Read More

Thanksgiving: Yesterday and Today…

Thanksgiving Yesterday For those of us who grew up in the United States,  we were all taught about the origin of Thanksgiving, where settlers and Native Americans came together to have a feast… a feast to celebrate the harvest before winter set in.  We have seen pictures depicting Thanksgiving with a Horn of Plenty (or cornucopia… Read More