Blog Archives for tag tradition

Oh my gourd! Dissecting a Halloween tradition

In the dusky light, I removed the longest, sharpest knife from the butcher block, its blade emitting an ominous tone… Continue reading »

Savoring the Sweetness of Military Life

“Holy cow, we’re old,” I thought, as we found our seats at a recent Joint Service Military Ball in Albany,… Continue reading »

An Impossibly Perfect Holiday

While picking bits of pumpkin pie from our teeth on the last night of Thanksgiving break, my husband Francis and… Continue reading »

Heroes and Hot Dogs

“Why did I come in this room again?” I often mutter to myself, while puttering around my house. At the… Continue reading »

Kiss me! I’m Irish today!

  St. Patrick’s Day is one of those ambiguous special occasions that can be quite confusing for non-Irish adults like… Continue reading »

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