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Family Traditions

The Thanksgiving holidays have always been extra special for the Willis clan because the entire family gathers to celebrate two holidays at once. During the first half of the day Thanksgiving is celebrated with a huge meal, then during the second half of the day Christmas is celebrated with presents, a tradition that we have kept since the beginning, and by “beginning” I mean from the time I married into the Willis family, not the very beginning when there were pilgrims. 978 more words

Barry Gilley

Modern Day Pharisees.." Do as I say, not as I do...because I said so, that's why?"

Continuing on with the theme of Pharisees in the contemporary church of the 21st century, we find ourselves in Matthew Chapter 23. Jesus has had several debates with the Pharisees, scribes and lawyers…but none would be able to compare with the conflict that would be presented in this chapter. 1,129 more words

Pumpkin Spice And Everything Nice

October. I’m in denial. I know it’s technically fall, but living in south Texas and continuing to rock shorts and tanks on any given day… it’s hard to get into that warm, cozy “fall” feeling…. 453 more words


Who Comes UP With These?

If there’s a death in the paternal side of the family, you’re not allowed to participate in anjali*?! And miss out on all the fun? My Dad’s batty older brother died last year (excuse me for being so b*tchy but that guy was a pain in the butt.**) … 373 more words


The Mimi Castle - the Phoenix on the Moldavian Wine Map

Today, the 3rd of October, we are celebrating the 14th edition of the Wine National Day in the Republic of Moldova. This may make you think that in this country almost everything is about wine… well saying this you won’t be completely wrong. 381 more words


serbian heritage: culture and cuisine of the past

Everyone who knows me, knows that I have a fine appreciation for cuisine. I love savouring each and every taste and discovering how the flavours complement each other. 579 more words