John Glen and the China Cabinet

John Glen and the China Cabinet

The following was the norm upon entering my grandmother Andrea’s house during the holidays: run through the flower shop, push the door in a flash, bounce off her pleather couch, fiddle with the giant village display, and head over to the china cabinet to check out her John Glen postcard. Growing up, other than Christmas Eve dinner, we didn’t have many traditions in my house. I know now that traditions are special memories that forever connect us to our family and friends. I distinctively remember coming home from school every day to the aroma of sofrito coming from my mother’s kitchen. It didn’t matter where she had been or how late she was; we could count on a hot plate for lunch after school daily. Continue Reading…