Photo by Alvimann on Morgue File.
Traditions: we’ve all got ‘em. They might be family dinners on special occasions, or having a particular kind of cake on your birthday (Jeanne Cake, natch), or popcorn at the movies, or meeting your friend for a 5k run in the park, rain or shine, every Sunday morning. What are your favorite traditions, large and small? What is it about your traditions that keep them going strong for you?
My family has a few traditions I could mention here. Many of our traditions, as I think about it, are seasonal. Some revolve around the holidays, as doubtless many people’s do. Some traditions, because of the passing of time and the passing of loved ones, we are no longer able to do. But, even still, we have the memories of those once practiced traditions to live inside of us for the rest of our lives. Read the rest of this entry »