Pizza for Christmas: Make Up Your Own Traditions

Traditions are important, but there are no rules. Make them up for yourself.

Corn and onion pizza from Zelo’s Gourment Pizza in Arcadia, California. Don’t knock it ’til you’ve tried it.

I was raised by my dad, who was born Greek Orthodox Christian, and my mom, who was Russian-Jewish, during a time when mixed religion marriages were still faux-pas. In fact, my own uncle didn’t talk to my dad for thirteen years because my mother was Jewish. Eventually they did reunite after my dad almost…

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E. Katherine Kottaras

E. Katherine Kottaras

M.A. English// M.S. Kinesiology, Integrative Wellness. Contemplative teacher & writer. 🏳️‍🌈☮️🌴🍕 Chronic pain yields chronic hope.