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Category Archives: Travel

  We all have ghosts of Christmas past and most of them visit unexpectedly.  Unlike the ghosts that visit Ebenezer Scrooge who is warned about their impending arrival, mine sneak up on me. The older I get the more Christmases I accumulate, and the more likely I am to be haunted by what was, or what might have been. I have […]

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“Over the river and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house we go…”  There are other Thanksgiving songs, but this one is the one that conjures up images of the many Thanksgivings we spent at my parents’ house in the Berkshires. It was a journey for all of us, and the drive from Philadelphia included crossing […]

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I am a sucker for dumplings, not as in chicken and, but Asian dumplings, the kind my daughter used to ask for in three syllables  dump-a-lings. Whenever I’d ask what she wanted for dinner it was dumplings. Just the other day I saw something about a new place that’s opened here in Philly, and what is […]

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