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What are traditions that you and your family enjoy? Is there a particular food that reminds you of someone special? Perhaps it is a scent that takes you back to earlier times...an ornament from a former student that brings a smile to your lips...a song that carries the voice of a friend...hoarded Christmas cards from a great-grandmother's cherished keepsakes. Each of these plays a part in my celebration of Christmas.
My Memory Tree provides somewhat of a sanctuary for dealing…Continue
This day is a tad different from my Southern Day-after-Thanksgiving traditions in Alabama. Today, I sit on my Northern porch, swinging, listening to Christmas music, and watching the snow fall around me. A cup of hot coffee is what warms my hands, and to some extent, my core. The thing that keeps my heart warm is not the coffee, nor the thick sherpa blanket wrapped around me. It is the memory of those I left behind in my homeland.
When I chose to marry a man in the military, I knew…Continue