Thanksgiving always brings back memories of the extended family crowded around the dining room table, sharing a feast of favorite dishes, while giving thanks to God for His bountiful provision. Each family brought several potluck items. Aunt Edith always came with creamed peas and onions, and pies (two separate dishes, not together!). She would not … Continue reading Home for the Holidays – Searching for the Lost Family Favorite
When I moved to Florida, my co-workers became my family. They invited me for Fourth of July picnics, Thanksgiving and Easter dinners, concerts and other fun stuff. Family goes beyond mere biological kinship. Through the years my family has taken in “strays.” Now that I am across the country from my relatives in the Pacific … Continue reading Home for the Holidays – Part 1: What is Family?