Category Archives: Memory and recall

Thanksgiving family memories pages to download

When we stop and think we might notice that Thanksgiving has changed over our lifetimes and the lifetimes of our parents. Familiar faces that no longer grace our tables, fond family stories of Thanksgivings past, favorite recipes we once shared each year. As we all gather to celebrate Thanksgiving this year, how about we take…

Singing the “Everything is Going Fine Blues.”

At first, my visits to my aunt Martha were going “Fine.” “How are you?” she would ask, “Fine,” I would answer. How are the children? “Fine.” How’s your work? “Fine.” After about five more “Fines,” I would begin to feel uncomfortable, start to look at my watch, and wonder if I had been there long…