Ancestor’s Day

The Daily Prompt guru’s are asking: Yesterday was Father’s Day in many countries. If you could dedicate a holiday to a more distant relative, who would it be — and why? The Qingming Jie Festival, also known as Tomb Sweeping or Ching Ming, is a holiday that was officially established in China in 732 AD,Continue reading “Ancestor’s Day”

And She Outlived Them All…

Today’s Daily Prompt was surprising. (Really, it’s Thanksgiving, one would think…) Yeah, well it’s asking for Fear Factor, instead.  I’ve decided to do both.  I’m going to give Thanks to a Pilgrim Ancestress who not only knew fear in its most horrific forms, but chose to survive, courageously and find many things to be ThankfulContinue reading “And She Outlived Them All…”