Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

On My Father’s Birthday: A Letter To The Man Who Killed Him

Thank you to Word Press, who Freshly Pressed this piece. I have been deeply moved by the responses. Thank you to the many, many people who have read this post (here on WordPress and on Huffington Post) and shared their … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: The New Black Friday

Thanksgiving, in my mind it has always been one of the truly sacred days when virtually everything is closed and folks visit with family, chill, and eat un-Godly great food that can kill you. Arteries clog, gallbladder give out (mine … Continue reading

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The Middle: Gratzi, Tak, Xie-xie, Mercí, Gracias, Dunca Shein, Thank You!

Like so may people, it is easy to get swept up in the little things that annoy me, or make me roll my eyes back into my head: the wet weather, keeping up with meals and household chores, dogs that … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving at the U.N.

Note to new readers:  Our family has taken in two (yes, we are that crazy) exchange students for the entire school year. There was no preparation and it has been an adventure from day one (read the first post). China is … Continue reading

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