The Generations that Witnessed it all

Call it the Baby-boomers, the Greatest Generation,  the worst generation, etc. Fact is, the Boomers, and all its various sub-groups, at the heels of the Silent Generation (WWI), are the ones who witnessed the most world-changing events, inventions and revolutionary phenomena over a 70-80-year period. Let’s have a pictorial mini wander in time at the, […]

Early Spring Explosion and Easter Joy

Unlike last year when winter was long and cold, and spring never seemed to arrive, this year it is the exact opposite. Winter was non-existent to speak of.  We had mostly mild weather with a couple of days of snow.  Just to remind us, we had a day of crazy weather the second last week […]

Of Maypoles, Trees, and Holy Traditions

SPRING….. at last! Or so we thought.  On an exuberant first of May, we were caressed by the sun and enjoyed open air celebrations with traditional food and hoempapa  music.  The rest of the month the sun played games of hide and seek. Unrelenting rain tempests and laden skies dampened our spirits and tried our […]