We are commemorating the festival of Sukkot. This has always been one of my favourite holidays.
Eating outdoors with family and friends in the sukkah under the branches is always a unique treat. It felt like an adventure as a child and still feels like an adventure today. The weather never seems to dampen our spirits. Whether it was the sometimes brutal heat I grew up with in South Florida or the chill in our bones we often feel here in Ottawa, it is always fun and, more importantly, meaningful. More than anything you feel a real sense of kinship and fraternity with family and friends sitting around your table. [Read more…]