Natal Luz, December 21, 2021

Natel Luz or Christmas festival of light is held in Fermata Brazil from November 12 to January 13, Making it the longest and largest Christmas festival in Brazil. It started in 1986 with a concert and a Christmas light show. It is now the largest Christmas festival in Brazil. Earning Fernatta the name Christmas capitalContinue reading “Natal Luz, December 21, 2021”

Peonies In Winter December 14, 2021

On a cold drizzling day, I listened to this book by Sally Rosenthal. Her poetic memories, take the reader from an English cottage to a small village in Pennsylvania. Along the way we are introduced to Sally’s grandparents, parents and her husband Samual. Her family’s circle was complete with three guide dogs and the sevenContinue reading “Peonies In Winter December 14, 2021”

Pearl Harbor Remembered, December 7, 2021

In 1976, my parents took a trip to Hawaii with the Knights of Columbus group. They paid for me as a graduation gift from college. I spent a week exploring the island of Oahu. One of the memorable moments was accompanying my Dad, a WWII veteran to the memorial in Pearl Harbor. We took aContinue reading “Pearl Harbor Remembered, December 7, 2021”

Christmas Cards, December 2, 2021

A second tradition of the holiday season is the writing and sending of Holiday cards. As a blind individual, I start early writing braille greetings to my braille group. I found some three dimensional cards in a dollar store. They had paper inserts, making the brailling easy. At a dollar a card, they beat Hallmark’sContinue reading “Christmas Cards, December 2, 2021”

Thanksgiving Day November 25, 2021

Carol is busy celebrating with her family in her hometown of Northville, Michigan. Here is an Acrostic poem for you all. Have pleasant time visiting with family and friends, even if it’s only a phone call. Carol Farnsworth Thanksgiving Time to come together and remember, Hearts filled with love and hands touching with love, AllContinue reading “Thanksgiving Day November 25, 2021”

Stuffin Muffins , November 23, 2021

When it comes to the Thanksgiving meal each family has it’s favorite sides. When my Mother hosted the gathering, she made rainbow jello. It had thin layers of different jellos with layers of white made from sour cream, milk, sugar and un-flavored gelatin. It took over a day to assenble and cool the salad. IContinue reading “Stuffin Muffins , November 23, 2021”