You stopped counting how many holiday dishes you’ve cooked through the years. The dishes you’ve washed after the feast are up in the millions. The house? Oh yes, you’ve cleaned until your nails looked ratty. And most of the time, you’ve loved every minute of cooking, cleaning, and washing dishes.
It’s holiday get-together time. You’re wondering if you’ll see more of your kids or grandkids faces than their mobile devices will. After all, Thanksgiving and Christmas are times for family and friends to reconnect, laugh, and share life together. But technology has the tendency to captivate adults and children. Not
Happy Thanksgiving! The house is clean, I’m heading to the kitchen to cook, and the kids and grandchildren will arrive in a few hours. I know this is happening in homes all over America. Mine is no different, and yet it is. Each of our families and friends make Thanksgiving
So here’s my Thanksgiving rant: Black Friday has spilled over into Thanksgiving. Greed and gratitude. Not a good mix. Greed is invading Gratitude’s day, and people are embracing it! I know we all love a sale, but something is very wrong when Red Hot Deals are more important than a day
Yesterday I was trying to figure out what to blog about and remembered the thankfulness lesson in Notting Hill. It’s one of the best take-away memories from the film. When Anna Scott, the most famous movie star in the world, has dinner with her friend William’s family, a challenge is
I think we need a little gratitude training around here. Thanksgiving Day encourages gratefulness and that’s a good thing. But something’s missing. “I’m thankful for my family,” sounds nice, but who are you thankful to? Seems like that statement kinda goes up in the air like a whiff of smoke.
What does Thanksgiving offer that Black Friday ignores? Lots, but it seems that Americans are more focused on shopping deals than they are on gratitude. Has anyone besides me noticed the degree to which this year’s Black Friday commercials have pushed Thanksgiving aside? It just seems wrong when we gear
The holidays are a perfect time for celebrating family by connecting to the past. Remembering those whose DNA we carry is difficult in a technological age where Grandpa’s old phone is ancient history, and kids think life is boring without instant connection on Facebook, Twitter, and cell phones. Who has