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Memorial Day can be tricky in our household.

While the day has a solomness surrounding it, it is also usually a pretty day perfect to relax and enjoy some down time.   586 more words

Feast of Saint Isidore the Laborer

This isn’t a rally or a riot. This is the annual Feast of Saint Isidore the Laborer.


Philippines is well known for its regional festivals. 207 more words


The Strenght & Weakness of Traditional Man in Post-Modern World

I saw this on Facebook and it immediately struck me how powerful archetypal MAN is in today’s Western post-modern world. The video shows 300 South African firemen who’ve landed in Canada, preparing to help battle… 370 more words

In Cannon City: A grassroots Americana commemoration of Memorial Day

THERE’S A CERTAIN SENSE of comfort in tradition. For nearly 100 years, folks have gathered each Memorial Day at the Cannon City Cemetery to honor our veterans. 415 more words

Will you love me for me?

Now that I’m back home, again and again I’m bombarded with questions like:

  • When are you going to get married?
  • Are you seeing anyone?
  • Don’t you think it is time to think of settling down?
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Review: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Challenge criteria: A book over 600 pages


Little Women is the heartwarming story of the March family that has thrilled generations of readers. It is the story of four sisters–Jo, Meg, Amy and Beth– and of the courage, humour and ingenuity they display to survive poverty and the absence of their father during the Civil War. 181 more words


Innovation vs Tradition (jet fighters)

I watched a fascinating documentary about the Messerschmitt 262 (the first operational fighter jet of WWII) and I came away with an unexpected appreciation of the roles of innovation and tradition in overall success. 1,091 more words