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Destination: Geneva, Switzerland

Hello, folks!

Now, even though I am currently on my February holidays right now, I felt like disappearing off of the face of the earth (or at least, WordPress) for two weeks wasn’t being very fair to all of you, especially those who enjoy reading my blog (and for that, a big thank you). 959 more words


Chinese New Year: At the Nelson-Atkins (One Thing, Three Ways)

Chinese New Year is one of five annual festivals celebrated at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.  For more than two decades, the museum has celebrated the event with performances, demonstrations, art, music, and food.   56 more words

One Thing, Three Ways

In a Vase on Monday: Sugar and Lemons

Tomorrow is Pancake Day in the UK, and although the tradition of eating thin crepe-style pancakes on Shrove Tuesday does not seem to exist anywhere else in the world I have always made them wherever I have been – even when I lived in Japan I had a pancake party! 297 more words


5 At Home Valentine's Day Dates

Valentine’s day is Sunday and this year I’m going into it with a completely different outlook and plan than last year. February 14th will always be a special day for Dart and I. 490 more words

Life & Love

One With Jesus

“This suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.”~~Oscar Wilde

Today’s word of the day, from Dictionary.com, is sagacity, which means “acuteness of mental discernment and soundness of judgment.” 1,033 more words


Famous African-Americans: Madam C.J. Walker

Note: When researching with children, it is important to teach them how to verify sources, especially on-line sources. Look for a post later this week about vetting sources! 467 more words