Tell Me A Story: Memories Born on a Frozen Pond

Sometimes the simplest joys are the most memorable. My friend Cindy Miller recalls with fondness a family tradition as part of our Christmas Memories series. Perhaps reading her story will conjure up your own favorite Christmas memory. Visiting my grandparent’s pond was what I looked forward to most at Christmas. My sisters and I always …

Saints Among Us: Of Grandmothers, Nuns and Pea Soup

Joining us here for today’s reflection is my friend, Shanda Blue Easterday. Shanda is a professor of composition and British literature and is a poet. Her latest work, “The Beekeeper’s Wife”, is available on Amazon. Because I grew up in a dysfunctional family with alcoholic parents, I looked elsewhere for role models. Luckily, my maternal …