Tag: Joliat Family

Giving Thanks, 2009

Thanksgiving is a holiday that has no hardened traditions for me.  When I was young, I would nag my Dad to take me to the Lions game so I could avoid the kitchen drudgery.  My Dad took me because no one wanted to sit in the frigid Briggs Stadium. I never learned how to make... Read more »

11 years

This weekend marks the 11th anniversary of my Mother’s death.  She was a gentle soul with a will of iron, and she passed over in a gentle way- in her sleep.  Her family was her life, and her life was a good one.  I left Detroit when I was 28, and so my life was... Read more »