Gingerbread Houses

Jacquelin Goodnight, Grandma Jackie, is Emily’s paternal grandmother. She was born in Washington, D.C. in the 1920’s and is considered a true Washingtonian. There are actually not many of those as the Washington, D.C. area is rather transient. Jackie was also born an identical twin and…

Our Kind of Thanksgiving

From 2002 to 2010, my family traveled for Thanksgiving. While everyone else in the country was traveling to see their relatives, we were going somewhere we hadn’t been before just for the experience. This first time we did this, we went to Chicago in 2002. Sadly…