When we lived in Louisiana, we became more familiar with Mardi Gras. Also known as Fat Tuesday, it is the day before Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. The residents of Louisiana explained the importance of this event and the months of extensive planning for the Mardi Gras celebrations. The abundance of purple, green,… Continue reading What’s Behind the Mask?
The Reason We Celebrate
The variety in this beautiful world is amazing to me. The differences in people, animals, plants, and snowflakes. Each is unique, individual. No two are the same. Though they may appear the same, they are different in some way. Faces, shapes, colors, personalities. All beautiful. It is a characteristic that we can embrace and enjoy.… Continue reading The Reason We Celebrate
A Celebration of Light
It is finally that time--we are approaching the holiday season. The delight. The joy. The festivities. One of my most memorable highlights is visiting historic Williamsburg when they celebrate the season with the Grand Illumination. They have all the trimmings to get in the spirit of the season. The smells, the clothes, the music, the… Continue reading A Celebration of Light