Goodbye for Now

Photo by Estée Janssens on Unsplash

I’m getting ready to rally my family to make a Gratitude Tree. It’s a Thanksgiving ritual that I started when my daughter Lucia was four years old. Now sixteen, she’s not super into it but agreed to do it as a birthday gift to me. I schlepped the collage supplies up from the basement and they sit in wait on the dining room table. To make room for the Gratitude Tree, I will have to take down the Ofrenda I made for the Day of the Dead this year. I have on it…