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A Royal Hotel March (A Story)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on the wondrous Peabody Hotel, where a singular march reportedly takes place on a daily basis for some very special guests.] He is a gentleman who dons a fashionable red suit with brass buttons and a golden braid. It is his daily routine to assume the role of aContinue reading “A Royal Hotel March (A Story)”

Recipe: Easter Egg Bread

As part of our Easter celebrations every year, my family would set out an Easter tree (a small artificial tree with even smaller, plastic Easter Eggs attached to its branches) and bake Easter Bread. They were traditions my mom learned about during her time in the Air Force, when she got stationed over in GermanyContinue reading “Recipe: Easter Egg Bread”

Hope Chest Heirloom (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Inspired by the hope chests sometimes passed along from mother to daughter. My mother has one received from my grandmother, filled with small treasures our family has accumulated over the years. It is a wonderful tradition.] Her parents have a large cedar chest    beneath the windowsill in their bedroomContinue reading “Hope Chest Heirloom (A Poem)”