The Bells of Christmas II:

Eight Stories of Christmas Hope Written By: Bradley Harper, Erol Engin, Lilla Glass, Derek McFadden and Maria O’Rourke Published By: Papillon du Pere Publishing Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                If you’ve been following G-POP, you know that this time of year, I like to look for movies, books, music and any other media I canContinue reading “The Bells of Christmas II:”

Reflecting on Thanksgiving Day

By Melissa Minners Thanksgiving Day means many different things to many different people.  As we grow older, we learn that the tale of the very first Thanksgiving Day we were told as children was a fabrication of sorts.  Pilgrims that arrived in Massachusetts did have a harvest festival with a Wampanoag tribe, but it wasn’tContinue reading “Reflecting on Thanksgiving Day”

How Early Is Too Early?

Rushing the Holidays By Melissa Minners             When I was a kid, I looked forward to the beginning of the holiday season.  Just a week or two prior to Thanksgiving, my teacher would have us draw paper turkeys, using our hands as guides.  Holiday specials would begin to appear on television.  Snoopy and the gangContinue reading “How Early Is Too Early?”

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