Gift Exchange Ideas that Outshine Mine

I Give Good Enough Gifts My parents like the gifts that I give them. My father recently mentioned the stew that he made in the Instant Pot that I gifted him last year. My mother still wears the shawl that I got her once. The framed pictures of their grandkids that I had tucked intoContinue reading “Gift Exchange Ideas that Outshine Mine”

A Politics-Free Holiday Dinner

Last Year, Christmas Began on a High Note A cinnamon candle in the foyer of my NJ home greeted family members as they arrived. In the living room by the fireplace, we drank wine, and while listening to holiday standards, nibbled on grapes and cheese. The kids played with their new toys; Uncle Thomas andContinue reading “A Politics-Free Holiday Dinner”