Norman Rockwell’s oil painting, “Freedom from Want,” is an iconic representation of the American holiday meal. Grandpa is standing at the head of a long table while Grandma makes room for the massive roasted bird, and multiple generations sit around them — elbow to elbow — in eager anticipation.
Since moving to Germany, we’ve had the good fortune to meet up with my husband’s family twice — last year in Barcelona, this year in Amsterdam. My father-in-law was the owner of a travel agency, so he’s well-versed in itinerary planning.
Sept. 14 marks the opening of the 52nd Ramstein Bazaar. With more than 130 vendors selling their goods, shoppers are bound to get hungry. Fuel your shopping frenzy with a variety of tempting morsels from the many food vendors at the bazaar.
Thanksgiving is a time to remember what we are thankful for — family, friends, a home, a steady job, our health, our freedom. It is also a chance to give back to those who selflessly serve the United States and their families. Many organizations are doing just that, and they need your help!