Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite American holidays, not only because it transcends age, religion, and race, not only because we can feast with family and friends free from the rampant consumerism that bedevils so many other holidays, not only because its very name Thanks GIVING implies action on our part rather than passive acceptance, […]

2017-08-28T11:20:48+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Angels

This month’s read aloud, Pascual and the Kitchen Angels, by Tomie de Paola, provides a perfect opportunity for us to ponder these celestial beings we call Angels.   According to most traditions, angels are considered to be messengers or guardians and are usually depicted in human form with wings and a long robe.

As a small child, […]

2017-08-28T11:20:48+00:00 November 11th, 2015|0 Comments