Feasting by candlelight

It was the weirdest thing. A pair of brass candlesticks I’d kept on top of the curio cabinet had suddenly disappeared. It was the night before Thanksgiving, and up until then, I was operating under the delusion that everything on my to-do list was checked off or in good order. My dining room table was […]


Gratitude is the heart’s memory.”  ~Jean Baptiste Massieu My son Nate drove from Chicago to spend Thanksgiving with us, so I’m closing the door to my home office this week. Meanwhile, I’m sharing links to two essays with a Thanksgiving homecoming spin. The first is from the archives of my Michigan Women’s Forum column, and […]