The summer heat is gladly forgotten as chilly breezes encircle our shoulders like the embrace of friends we have missed. Brilliant sunsets streak across the sky and paint glorious backdrops for golden maples and scarlet oaks. It is time to dig into crisp apples, pull out folded sweaters and enjoy the beautiful glow of a […]
Draw close against November's chill, and open up to the warmth of sharing different celebrations that make us unique. It's a wonderful way to break down boundaries and build new bonds.
A Celebration Of Dreams Made Real
Everyone knows the adventures of Pocahontas and Sacajawea, both brave Native American women who crossed cultural barriers before there was such a term. Fearless chiefs and warriors carved their names into our history by defending Native American land and lives. Geronimo, Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse are legends but they were real men. Native American […]
A Very Interesting List
Thanksgiving traditions have remained deliciously unchanged over the years. Family and friends gather around the table, share a bountiful meal and bask in a holiday glow. We give thanks for the food on our plates, roofs over our heads and festive spirits that bring us together. What about all the secret things we are thankful […]
Which Balloon Do You Want To Be?
If you could be any one of the amazing balloons floating over the skyline of Manhattan, which one would it be? Which helium-filled star in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade best represents your highest flying daydreams? Think carefully. Would you choose Popeye of spinach-chomping fame? In 1957, his rain-filled sailor cap spilled and drenched parade spectators […]
We take it for granted every day. We commute to work, drive across town and travel around the country on vacation. We give little thought to all those other lives we pass along our way. The third Sunday in November is always a good day to slow down and consider the harm we do when […]
So Different, So Alike
We are all so different and yet, we are all so much alike. Celebrating our individuality and saluting all that we share makes us better people. On the calendar, the 16th of November marks the International Day for Tolerance, but we should mark it in our hearts every day of the year. The world population […]