The Way of the (Chocolate) Cross

Easter wouldn't be Easter without candy jelly beans, chocolate eggs, and the smell of the tall white Easter lily in my mother's dining room. For the majority of kids in my family, while my Grandma Kelly was alive, we would get chocolate from her on Easter. To be specific, chocolate crosses would come piled 6 … Continue reading The Way of the (Chocolate) Cross

December 26th Remembered

The day after...the day kids actually get to play with the toys that were ferociously opened on Christmas day.  What I remember about the day after is going through the pile of opened gifts to choose a favorite. I may have mentioned that I grew up with seven siblings, so there were always lots of … Continue reading December 26th Remembered