Happy Thanksgiving

October 10, 2022 A blog post I wrote 17 years ago. Enjoy!  Tuesday, October 4, 2005 Happy Thanksgiving As Thanksgiving rapidly approaches (I live in Canada where Thanksgiving is the second Monday of October), I remember my first Thanksgiving experience in the US. My family was invited to share the meal with an older couple.

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Summertime and singing

Summertime and the livin’ is easy…(Porgy and Bess) Summers for me as a child were filled with swimming – at the park district outdoor pool or at Crystal Lake with my mom, brother and sister. We often sang in the car together on our way to swim, songs we’d learned at school, in Girl Scouts,

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Spring books and poems to read to little ones

“Spring, Spring, Spring!” sang the frog. “Spring!” said the groundhog. When my children were little, one of the books I read throughout the months of March, April and May was a Little Golden Book by Margaret Wise Brown called Home For A Bunny.  Illustrated by Garth Williams, it delighted us all.  Although I found the

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