Treasured Holiday Recipes Are Flavored with Memories

Holiday recipes are special. Shared at the Thanksgiving table or on a Christmas buffet, these dishes represent the love, fellowship and celebration that accompany the breaking of bread together. Growing up, it was my grandmother’s apple dumplings with her special butter sauce that meant “holiday” for me. Or my mom’s five-pound candy and my aunt’s …

Scouting, Mail Delivery and Family: “One Man’s Work” Park 6

85 years ago this week, Ruby and Lorne Wilson anxiously awaited the birth of their second child, a son. Robert Harris Wilson would grow up to be a boy scout, a soldier, a postman…..and my Dad. This weekend, our family will celebrate Dad’s birthday and while we’re gathered around the table, he will certainly share …

“Remembering One Man’s Work” Part 3

Next month my family will celebrate the 85th birthday of my Dad, Robert Harris Wilson of Albion, Indiana. A couple of years ago, I collected Dad’s stories of growing up in a small town and published them as “One Man’s Work”. In honor of Dad’s birthday, I am sharing chapters and photos from his book …