Results tagged with 'tradition'
Published Jan. 5, 2017
Long after St. Nick has come and gone, and while Santa is already back at the North Pole warming in front of the fire, La Befana continues her journey to the homes of kids across Italy and of kids across the world whose families have roots in the boot.
Published April 3, 2015
Most of us have some modest food-based traditions - we like to have pizza on Tuedays, or we get ham and rolls on Sundays, etc.Over the years, some of my habits have turned a little ritualistic. They've become unspoken traditions. Here are a few of them...
Published Aug. 22, 2009
Tomorrow morning, I'm heading up to Door County for my 16th annual "camping trip" with my best friend, Eron. I put it in quotes, because other than sleeping in a tent in Peninsula State Park, we're not really doing much camping. And I couldn't be more excited.
Published Dec. 23, 2007
In the vein of a few blogs I posted earlier this year -- Recipes to Die For and The Puerto Rican Rice Experiment -- I must say perhaps several even more sought after, and more difficult to locate recipes likely lie in all of our ancestors' roots.
Published March 20, 2007
Step inside Jake's Deli and you might as well be entering a time machine. The clientele is different than it was 50 years go. But the booths are the same, and more importantly, so is the corned beef. And that's exactly how the owners like it.
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This past weekend felt like I was back in high school and college. I had vacation hours to burn so I took Friday and Monday off. On Friday my friend and colleague *Maria asked me to go over to our friend and colleague named *Susan's house for happy hour. We sat outside and gossiped and drank ...
Thursday March 7th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL I’m really starting to look forward to the run of ‘Schlitz Happened!’ shows at Northern Lights Theater at Potawatomi Casino in Milwaukee. I am SO ready for this, and I think for once I’m on to a project in the r...
A long lost relative had reemerged via a strange form letter sent to all members of my family. Phones were a buzz when aunts and uncles exchanged calls all wondering who this Francis was and what did he want with my family?
Turns out, the geneology bug doesn't just bite Americans looking ...
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