The Mailman, Mr. Oscar

When I hear the creed, Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds … I always think about the mailman, Mr. Oscar. I was shocked to find out that the US Postal Service has no official creed. What??? It’s actually written on New York’s […]

Mezzetta Holiday Recipes

Many thanks to Mezzetta for sponsoring today’s story and encouraging me to spice up my favorite Holiday recipe. I adore the Christmas season.  It’s probably because my mom and dad always made a big deal out of this special holiday.  I remember one particular Christmas morning when I was about 8 or 9 years old. […]

Thanksgiving Day is a Happy Day!

I remember it as if it was yesterday – the Thanksgiving Musical at my children’s school. The kids come bounding onto the stage. They are fully arrayed in their Pilgrim and American Indian costumes. They are singing Thanksgiving Day is a happy day when we say thank you, Lord . . .  And every time […]