Monthly Archives: December 2015

La Polentata. . . and a Really Big Zin

How I wish, as I write this week’s “Stretch,” that the internet was able to deliver to you not only images but aromas as well… like a digital “scratch-n-sniff” sticker! Last Sunday, Tom and I participated in an Italian tradition … Continue reading

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Goodness Me

Police get a lot of bad press lately. There’s a lot of negative news about immigrants. Postal workers are easy targets. Politicians get bad raps too. The list could go on and on. But, if you look, you’ll find a … Continue reading

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Are You a Family or a Team?

I hear a lot of teams describe themselves as a family. I like that description as it implies that the group has great affection, strong bonds, deep relationships, and a high level of commitment toward each other. However, just because … Continue reading

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Music Monday: An Instrument of Peace

I’m not Catholic, but I love many of the beautiful traditions of the Catholic faith. My favorite is the lovely story and mythology surrounding the 13th century Italian Saint Francis of Assisi, the church’s patron saint of animals. My mother … Continue reading

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