Readers of my blog know that I place great value on relating family history to children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. On occasion, I have quoted from Bruce Feiler’s book, The Secrets of Happy Families, in which he advises us to tell our story: The most important thing you can do may be the easiest of all…. Read more »
Games: Brain Food
What is it that is deaf, dumb and blind and always tells the truth? * Mother’s Day afternoon found us wandering in and out of the inviting shops that line the street in Lincoln Square, a vibrant Chicago neighborhood. I definitely planned to make a stop at Café Selmarie, a wonderful bakery/restaurant which provides charming outdoor… Read more »
Happy Mother’s Day!
Tomorrow is the day set aside to honor the mothers, grandmothers and perhaps even the great-grandmothers in our lives. Sometimes the circle widens to include aunts and other women who have played a meaningful role. I hope that a book is among the presents you give or receive, whether it be a memoir, novel, volume… Read more »