Happy Thanksgiving!

What comes to your mind when you think of Thanksgiving?  A few things pop up in my mind as soon as I think about it.  The first thing I think about is when my dad use to do the turkey walk.  What is a turkey walk you ask?  Well, early in the morning before the turkey goes in the…

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Worth Saluting

Rushing into the market, my eyes dashed around the unfamiliar layout of a neighborhood grocery store. Suddenly, as I turned the corner of the frozen section, wobbling directly toward me, came an elderly gentleman with slumped shoulders wearing a cap embellished with the "scrambled eggs" design of military distinction. Snapping to attention, I saluted him and said loud enough…

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Day 33: Give Thanks

Today is Thanksgiving and what a better way to spend a few minutes after you have filled your belly with yummy food and filled your heart with great conversations with your loved ones than to find out more about your ancestors.  Today, we are going to see what we can find out about how our ancestors celebrated the holidays…

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