Unusual Holiday traditions

Growing up my family had the same holiday TV viewing as probably every other American. At Easter we watched The Ten Commandments, Christmas all the claymation shows and It's A Wonderful Life. I feel like in the spring we also watch The Wizard of Oz annually. I guess if you do something two years in …

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Thanksgiving Day Grinches

Several retailers have decided to let the Black Friday madness leak over onto Thanksgiving Day. Call 'em Scrooge or call 'em the Grinch, they're putting profits before people. It's not surprising. Big businesses aren't human so a singleminded focus on obtaining more and more, no matter what the cost, well that's to be expected. But …

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Recipes lost

Dinner rolls and sweet potatoes. Something so small made me a tad melancholy this morning. I was going over my grocery list for Thanksgiving and I added rolls. But I was sad because what I really wanted was my Great Uncle Rufus' homemade dinner rolls for Thanksgiving dinner, not some generic store bought ones. His were …

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