Category Archives: Holidays

Holiday Gift Shopping

I’m not much of a store shopper anymore. I don’t get up at 4:oo in the morning to catch that great sale. Every time I go to the mall, it looks different as new stores replace old ones. Let’s face it. Each year Flagstaff shopping is becoming more and more like shopping anywhere in the country. …

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Creating the Magic

Creating the Magic

The fourth quarter, with all its many holidays, seems to arrive earlier each year. Almost before the “back to school” products are off the shelves, the Christmas products begin to appear.  The trick-or-treaters are still picking out their costumes to come knocking on my door while the leaves begin to fall when my local newspaper starts carrying a huge ad with a countdown to the …

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Turkey for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving turkey

Turkey for Thanksgiving? In America, for most people, Thanksgiving means turkey.   A roast turkey with dressing, cranberry sauce and all the trimmings is a time-honored tradition that many of us associate with the first Pilgrim harvest feast. However, according to the Farmer’s Almanac, historians have no evidence that turkey was even served at that dinner! …

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