Nicholas the Wonderworker

For the last several years, I've given my husband gifts of fancy chocolate on the feast day of Saint Nicholas of Myra, better known to many people as "Santa Claus" or "Father Christmas," and sometimes known as "Nicholas the Wonderworker." This ritual started, in part, out of some vague sense of wanting to establish our... Continue Reading →

Gathering Together

  The celebration of Thanksgiving is shrouded in a lot of myths and emotional baggage, but there is always something to be grateful for. One thing I'm grateful for is that Thanksgiving's signature entrĂ©e didn't end up being eel. People assure me that eel is delicious, particularly as a sushi component, but ... I just... Continue Reading →

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