Category: Holidays

Thanksgiving

Some thoughts about the history and current state of this holiday. What are YOU giving thanks for this year?

Before We Celebrate Another Holiday

“This country has not seen and probably will never know the true level of sacrifice of our veterans. As a civilian I owe an unpayable debt to all our military.” – Thomas M Smith

For All the Saints: Celebrating Life

Dia de los Muertos is a celebration of remembering. To love is to remember. To be remembered is to live. To be loved is to be home.

Passover

After a year of Covid-19, Passover has new meaning. Even if you are not Jewish, consider celebrating this holiday on Saturday.

Persephone Returns!

This season marks the end of an extended 12-month winter. A hero’s journey for us all. Happy Spring Equinox, Friends!

Janus: Looking Forward, Looking Back

As the new year begins, it looks a lot like the year that just ended. Yes, we have a vaccine now for Covid19, but the success of it will take many months to change our current situation. And that is only if everyone gets… Continue Reading “Janus: Looking Forward, Looking Back”

Celebrating the Light

I never believed in Santa. Never. Really. He was just a story with ancient origins that my parents would share to illustrate how even one person could make a difference by doing something kind. But the Christ Child, he was real. Christmas was all… Continue Reading “Celebrating the Light”

Remembering What’s Sacred: Life, Liberty, and Love

Understanding Italy’s Liberation Day, particularly in the midst of the Covid19 pandemic.

Buona Pasqua

Listening to Handel’s Messiah while in Sicily during the Covid19 pandemic

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