My grandfather was the quarterback for the University of Colorado in 1917. This photo hangs in our home and never ceases to catch the attention of today’s football fans. (He’s …
Finding kindred spirits has become easier via the Internet. For a couple of years I have subscribed to a blog called “Restauranting through History” where I have been able to read about tea rooms and restaurants with curb service as well as the story of the Reuben sandwich and the tradition of live music in restaurants.
Every family has their stories…the ones that get told over and over but also the less-told stories that we tell when we are unexpectedly reminded of something by a photo, a copy of a book, or a certain kind of day. These shared stories explain who we are and bind us together—no matter what happens, we “have each other.”
img class=”alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-2853″ style=”border: 4px solid black; margin: 4px;” title=”1930s_swimsuit” src=”http://americacomesalive.com/wp-content/uploads/1930s_swimsuit-114×150.jpg” alt=”” width=”114″ height=”150″ />With New Year’s Resolutions on our minds (not anymore? Oh well), it seemed fitting that my January newsletter would be devoted to diet and exercise.