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In this country, football is as much a part of Thanksgiving as is the turkey. Since I always cared more about eating than playing sports, the televised games were always background noise to me. It was something that the “guys” would watch while my sister and I hung out with the ladies sneaking tastes of all the delicious food in the kitchen.
I didn't realize that watching Thanksgiving Day football was so deeply rooted in our culture until my kids learned about this tradition at…Continue
Growing up we hung out at a place we dubbed the Loop. Basically it was just a circular driveway where we would congregate on bikes and skateboards. And also where the ice cream trucks would park when they made the rounds to our neighborhood. Once we heard the bells from the Good Humor man we would run like Pavlov’s dogs and clamor around the trucks.
Besides the ice cream trucks we also had a food truck that frequented our hangout. We called him The Chow Chow Man. Now this was before…Continue
When I asked Liam what he was going to be for Halloween this year he proudly pronounced “a Fairway bag!” Clearly I have been dragging this child grocery shopping too much. Not that it is a bad thing; I think it's important our kids have a vote in some of the food we buy.
I admit, I also love all the free samples we get when I drag them with me. The people working the deli counters are always handing us slices of something. At some stores we get more elaborate fare from…Continue