Tradition

Fruit Pizza A fruit pizza representing the American Flag for July Fourth celebrations has been a family tradition for many years. Two beautiful granddaughters have started to carry on the tradition. Thought for the Day: A love for tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril.Winston Churchill

Fruit Pizza

One family July 4th tradition that has evolved over the years is the fruit pizza resembling the American Flag.  It started long before 2014, I just couldn't find the pictures. Hope you enjoyed the Fourth. Thought for the Day:  We have the right to express our pride in what our forefathers did, and our joy … Continue reading Fruit Pizza

Fruit Pizza

One of our many family 4th of July traditions is the fruit pizza resembling the Flag.  Now that my two oldest granddaughters are playing a larger role in the yummy flag's preparation, the tradition is becoming more beautiful every year. God Bless America! Thought for the Day:  Think of all the beauty still left around … Continue reading Fruit Pizza

Best of UK

Can you remember the last time you saw a pay phone in the US?  They used to be easily found in airports, hotels and on every street corner.  The iconic red phone booths of the UK are still abundant today.  They may not be used, or even working, as everyone uses cell phones, but they … Continue reading Best of UK

Easter Tradition

Once in a while you have to break tradition.  Typically, our Easter is celebrated with the entire family gathered for a special Easter Dinner.   But, one Easter Sunday we found ourselves alone in Ireland, traveling south from Dublin to Waterford to meet our daughter.  So, for Easter dinner we tried Johnnie Fox's Pub.  What? A … Continue reading Easter Tradition

Christmas Traditions

Traditions change over time.  The definition of the word "tradition" is: the handing down of customs from one generation to another.  Hmmm, if that's the case, my grown children are probably very confused because during my married life our tradition of the Christmas tree has seen at least four different versions:  1) buying one from … Continue reading Christmas Traditions

Soooo Big!

You know the game that mothers play with their infant:  She holds the little tyke's hands while he faces her and asks, "How big is James?".   Then, while raising the baby's hands high above his head, she answers her own question in a high pitched voice, "Soooo Big".  Sometimes the baby laughs and sometimes … Continue reading Soooo Big!