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Recipe for Thanksgiving: Cranberry Fluff Recipe

 

A Thanksgiving Reflection

A Thanksgiving Reflection

There are no shortages of tragedies and crises in the world, doctor and this Thanksgiving week offers no exception. But, equally so, there are always many things for which to be thankful, and this Thanksgiving demands no departure from that comforting reality. Anyone who honestly ponders for a moment what we have here must inevitably […]

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Hagel gone

Cartoonist Chip Bok: Hagel gone

Chip Bok, Bokbluster.com       November 25, 2014      Chuck Hagel is gone as Secretary of Defense. He was Obama’s third bird. All three complained about interference from the White House staff. They were ok with the cooks and butlers but not so much Susan Rice, McDonough, and Ben Rhodes. Here’s an example from Bloomberg. Like […]

For the Holidays: One more time wishing you—Thanksgiving Grace by Brynne Betz

For the Holidays: One more time wishing you—Thanksgiving Grace by Brynne Betz

By Brynne Betz She was young but her spirit had already walked many, many miles. Her voice was rough, her eyes were tired, her body dragged. I saw her in the hallway after she brought her little girl to school and before she headed back to the projects where she and her three children lived. […]

I am thankful my Chicano sons are alive

I am thankful my Chicano sons are alive

I am the father of two young Chicano males. If they approached you, certainly you could mistake them for being Mexican, yet they are as American as any blued-eyed blond-hair kid  they went to high school with about a decade ago. My two brown Chicano kids survived/lived through their somewhat turbulent and chaotic adolescent years […]

Recipe of the Week–Sweet Potato Casserole

Recipe of the Week–Sweet Potato Casserole

    . . . . . . . . .   From the land of Sweet Potatoes, Mississippi, another delicious dish for your holiday table:   Ingredients:   3 c. mashed sweet potatoes 1 c. sugar 1/2 c. margarine 2 eggs I t. vanilla 1/2 c. raisins Mix all ingredients and pour into casserole.Topping: […]

Recipe of the Week: My Mother’s Turkey with Stuffing–easiest holiday recipe ever

Recipe of the Week: My Mother’s Turkey with Stuffing–easiest holiday recipe ever

                    My mother couldn’t cook.  Everyone in the family knew it, and most of the neighborhood kids, who made every effort to avoid eating at our house.  But the one thing that lady could make was Thanksgiving turkey.  Now her recipe is just as easy as […]

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