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Holi 21st to 22nd

Holi is an ancient Hindu religious festival which has become popular with non-Hindus in many parts of South Asia, as well as people of other communities outside Asia. In addition to India and Nepal, the festival is celebrated by Indian … Continue reading

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Dia de Muertos

This year the celebration of Dia de Muertos starts on the evening of October 31 and continues to November 2. I find this Mexican holiday of honoring the dead one of my favorite expressions of this desire. It’s about family … Continue reading

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Days of the Dead

When the nights begin to chill and the leaves turn color and begin to fall, my thoughts turn to All Hallows’ Eve. Not the rampant candy fest Halloween but the older holiday, the tridium of Allhallowtide, which lasts three days … Continue reading

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Rue the Day or Savor the Moment – Herbs and Words

Broom – Cytisus scoparius   Meaning: Humility, Neatness I love herbs. They are a gift to all the senses, smell, sight, touch and taste. What about hearing, you say, what do herbs do for the hearing? They rustle in the … Continue reading

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