With the holidays here, thoughts naturally go to tradition. As family traditions pass down to the next generation, how do we let go? How do we say goodbye to our past? Continue reading The Christmas Goblets
Tomie dePaola, you will be missed. You wrote beautiful stories that so many shared! Strega Nona lives on through you! Continue reading Farewell Tomie dePaola
Sad during the holidays? I was too. Until I had this realization. Continue reading Nostalgia for what was and joy for what is.
If you know my family, then you know that every Christmas Eve, for as long as I can remember, we have celebrated the Feast of the Seven Fishes. Growing up we never really got to all seven fishes, but now with my brother (the chef) we always have seven fishes! Bacala, anchovies and smelts are what my mom grew up with. Now we may have … Continue reading Feast of the Seven Fishes