Holiday Glance

The dining room table was beautifully set when Mom placed the tray on the table. My sisters and I would grimace and chuckle under our breath as Nana’s eyes lite up. It was the only time of the year, when lutefisk was served. It’s a traditional dish of some Nordic countries served around Christmas. It is made from aged fish and has a strong odor.
Osterdock ClanToday, there’s no stinky lutefisk or set menu. I envy families with strong tradition, ours is more Modern Family. The key in our household is flexibility and enjoying each other when we can. Dennis is an amazing chef and does all the cooking, while I do the prep and clean-up. I still appreciate a beautiful table, there’s no sterling candlesticks or handmade needlepoint chairs. I’m likely to grab a branch of something from the yard and place it on our hand-carved table. I wouldn’t trade our modern family for anything.
Wishing you and yours a very Happy Holiday!

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Janet Osterdock is ZOOM Media’s President and CEO where she focuses on campaign development and implementation. Janet founded ZOOM Cross-Media in 2009 with a team of highly skilled industry specialists. She has a heart for service and works side-by-side with clients to deliver integrated high-impact campaigns. In Janet’s words “implementation is everything and it can make the difference between average performance and outstanding performance.” In her spare time, Janet volunteers in pet therapy at Shriner’s Hospital for Children.

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