The Bane of Black Friday Shopping

Our children have grown up with the idea that Black Friday is the official beginning of the Christmas season. Always looking to gain a new tidbit of information, I learned that one of the first references to Black Friday had nothing to do with bargains or big box stores.  In the early 1600s, Black Friday[…]

Grandchildren–the Perpetuation of Family

I never thought I would see the day when grandchildren would make my life interesting and exciting.  Many people see grandchildren as the perpetuation of the family line. Some people begin hassling their newly-married children for grandchildren a short time after the wedding.  The parents can hardly wait to become grandparents so that they can[…]