Blog Archives for tag nostalgia

The Relevance of Jellybeans

When holidays like Easter and Passover roll around each year, I can’t help but compare my childhood to our fast-paced… Continue reading »

Lost on Memory Lane

Believe it or not, hoarding comes in pretty handy around high school graduation time. Over the years, my family has… Continue reading »

Bring goodness and light to the holiday

Less than two weeks until Christmas, and I haven’t sent out our annual photo cards. I haven’t finished buying gifts… Continue reading »

Sexy Pizza Rat vs. Frankenstein

When I was a kid, Halloween was simple. All we had to do was be scary, be scared, and get… Continue reading »

Slippery Summer

Back in June, I thought summer was an all you can eat buffet of leisure splayed out before me like… Continue reading »

A Blast From the Past: Remembering the 4th of July

What is it about the 4th of July? I think of Thanksgiving and smell the aroma of roasting turkey as… Continue reading »

Winnebago Woes

“Can I have that one? Hu? Can I? Puleeese?” I begged my mother, pointing desperately to the sleeping compartment above… Continue reading »

Thanksgiving’s Forbidden Fruit

As a kid, my favorite part of the Thanksgiving meal wasn’t the turkey. I didn’t drool over the mashed potatoes… Continue reading »

Do you see what I see?

Ever since the Navy ordered us to live in sunny Florida, I just can’t seem to locate it. I keep… Continue reading »

For the Love of Candy

No matter how much we hammer the religious significance of Easter into our children’s little heads, their minds default to… Continue reading »

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