1. A Life Loved, A Grief Lived

    The Christian church traditionally celebrates All Saints’ Day on November 1st.  The day is set aside for remembering and honoring loved ones who have passed in the previous year.  Some cultures, such as Mexico, go further and make the celebration festive as Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead…Read More

  2. There’s more to autumn than pumpkin spice!

    We are officially in the autumn season!  School is well underway.  Routines of work and life have resumed after the relaxed schedule of summer break. The cooler temperatures and changing seasons make me reflect on more than pumpkin spice lattes and apple cider.  Autumn brings with it vibrant colo…Read More

  3. What a difference a year makes!

    This time last year we reflected on freedom in a slightly cautious, careful manner while navigating various levels of restrictions.  Twelve months later the tune has changed.  Many of us, me included, have experienced a greater understanding and appreciation of the word “Freedom.”  This year …Read More

  4. Pass the Potato Salad

    Pass the Potato Salad, but Hold the Opinions This weekend people will gather, in state-approved group numbers, to celebrate our nation’s Independence.  Some community events may still happen as usual while others may be cancelled this year.  But one celebration likely to happen regardless is the…Read More