Who Wants Popcorn?

My great-great grandmother Mary's journal had the following entry for 1918:
February 23, Saturday - Mrs. Butman baby birthday. Did not get a chance to send box down. Herbert and Margaret came over in the afternoon. Popped corn. Letter from Hannah and Charlott Ford.
Herbert and Margaret were two of her grandchildren. I have a memory of my grandfather Herbert getting out the new-fangled air popper in the 1970's and calling out in his trademark enthusiastic voice he used with us grandchildren....

"Who wants popcorn?!!?"


Recently I got a hot air popper and it's a treat for my kids, too. See how we create family rituals and pass them on?

"Do not let what you cannot do
keep you from doing what you can do."

John Wooden




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