Blending Cultures

Talk about blending cultures, in the short span of one week, our family celebrated Halloween, Dia de Los Muertos, and Diwali. READ MORE

Ring Around the Maypole

As the name suggests, a Maypole is a tall pole erected on May Day (May 1st) or Pentecost (in many European countries), or on the first day of summer (in Scandinavian countries). READ MORE

Celebrating Lunar New Year, Seattle-Style

Like tourists in our own city, we put on our brightest red shirts (it’s considered lucky) and trekked to Seattle’s Chinatown/International District to join in the Lunar New Year Celebration. This holiday is generally called Chinese New Year in the United States but Lunar New Year is more appropriate since the day is a significant holiday for mutiple Asian cultures.  READ MORE