A City Celebrates Thanksgiving

Every year for decades now, my hometown has celebrated Thanksgiving Day with a city-wide community dinner. Over a hundred people volunteer for all the preparation, serving, and clean-up work, which takes weeks. Hundreds of citizens from our own town and from several surrounding communities converge on our civic center that day and celebrate together, expressingContinue reading “A City Celebrates Thanksgiving”

Healing Holiday

Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner, And I am set to have a lovely time. First I’ll make a jaunt to church and, kneeling down, I’ll thank the Lord for all His blessings kind. And then I’ll journey farther to meet kith and kin. We’ll hug and laugh and tell each other news. ThenContinue reading “Healing Holiday”

Jake Sprinter’s Sunday Challenge: City

I certainly agree with the definition of a city as it’s explained on Jake’s site. But I sometimes look at cities — and nations — from another perspective.  I like to concentrate on the ‘heart’ of a city — and that’s its people. So this week, I’m taking Jake’s challenge in that direction and offeringContinue reading “Jake Sprinter’s Sunday Challenge: City”