Come Fly With Me, Bobwhite

by Beth Diane Bradley IT’S happened twice. I’ve approached the door of my house, and pushed the button on my car key, expecting the door to open.  The first time I thought maybe I was losing it, but decided it might be best to laugh it off.  After it happened again, I read 3 articles…
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Chocolate Is Bloody Good For You

By Beth Diane Bradley My favorite food has a past — and some of it is not pretty. It can shape shift from a Santa to a bunny or a coin – or whatever people seem to want at the moment.  Chocolate can be cute and clever for sure.  But it hasn’t always been that…
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If A Tree Falls … In The Living Room

by Beth Diane Bradley Long before the advent of Christianity, people believed that evergreens would protect them from ghosts, witches, evil spirits, and illness. For that reason, the pilgrims considered Christmas trees a pagan tradition that made a mockery of the sacred holiday. Of course pretty much everything has changed since the pilgrims ruled, and…
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Hark The Herald Pilgrims Sing

by Beth Diane Bradley She’s learned to live with it. Her sister is the popular one, even though she arrives first every year. She just doesn’t get the attention she deserves, despite a turkey dinner with all the trimmings, and those noble historical roots. If you enjoy sharing a meal with family and friends, you’ll…
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The Treasure Of Transylvania

TRICK OR TREAT?  I guess it depends on the details. There are only a few Halloweens in my life that have been memorable, and oddly, none of them were during my childhood. Maybe because we went trick or treating in the same neighborhoods every year, and all those memories are molded into one big Tootsie…
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