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The Roots of Thanksgiving

     Since my mother passed three years ago my Thanksgivings are completely different. Our Thanksgivings are so different. I’ve always cooked during this time and I enjoy it. 837 more words


Afthead Advent

I have always loved Advent calendars: the kind where you open a paper door and see inside a window or door, the felt ornaments you use to decorate a felt tree, or the glorious ones of my childhood that revealed waxy chocolates. 450 more words

Proverbial Thursday - Global Proverbs from Around the World

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. 85 more words



Memories of Thanksgivings passed are vivid this time of year and evoke a sense of melancholy I try not to wallow in.  This is the 3rd Thanksgiving without Mom, the 4th without Grandma and the 6th without Grandpa.  307 more words


Thanksgiving Traditions

For Thanksgiving, we go to the parents’ houses for big family gatherings. And we always eat turkey, the bigger the better, that way there are lots of leftovers. 420 more words

Sura Dacilor

The past is covered in snow, time is suspended, history is frozen, our ancestors breathe in fresh air, and every detail whispers secrets of the Dacians – a visual story narrated by  38 more words

Holiday Traditions

The holidays are upon us and it’s time for traditions. Some are old and some are new, some are traditions we never even thought of as traditions. 706 more words

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