Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Passing the Gravy Gavel: Old & New Thanksgiving Traditions

“I made my cranberry sauce,” my mother said in a recent telephone conversation. “I’m glad I’m not making Thanksgiving.”  Someone rushing out of the bank had pushed her down, aggravating her arthritis.  This is the first time in decades that … Continue reading

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Tiny Tastes of Tangerine Tango

For the next five weeks, I’ll be posting excerpts from Tangerine Tango. Samples from the 12 writers’  contributions hopefully will tantalize you into wanting more— and buying the book. It fits into a pocket or purse and is a perfect … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Guilt: Not on the Menu!

The woman behind me in Kings tossed her groceries onto the conveyor belt, apologizing to the cashier. “I usually make everything myself. But this year, my father is sick and I’m buying.”  The young woman scanning the prices smiled. Like … Continue reading

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